The following six points of honour are recited during the society's induction ceremony.
As a student member of ESD, we pledge to uphold the value of ‘Creativity’. We realize that our ability to think creatively will affect the future of our professions. We pledge that our innovation will lead to better decisions and outcomes.
As a student member of ESD, we pledge to demonstrate our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We respect people, value diversity, and are committed to equality for everyone. By valuing our differences, creating equitable opportunities for everyone, and welcoming all in the true spirit of hospitality, we will do our best to be role models for others.
As a student member of ESD, we pledge to establish the commitment we have to ‘Ethics’. The consideration of ethics guides our personal and professional decision-making. We pledge that we will do our best to light the way for each of us throughout our lives.
As a student member of ESD, we pledge to uphold the value of ‘Excellence’ - which represents our continuous pursuit of excellence in all we do. Through the quest for excellence, we pledge to uphold high standards for both academic and professional achievement.
As a student member of ESD, we pledge to uphold the value of ‘Leadership’. A leader is like a light held high that brightens the way for others. We pledge that we will demonstrate the qualities of leadership in our personal and professional relationships.
As a student member of ESD, we pledge to acknowledge the importance of ‘Service’. We realize that service makes the hospitality industry unique. May our concern for others help promote our professional success and inspire us to lead lives of service.