Awards Will Honor Outstanding Achievements in Furthering Business Travel and Meetings Sustainability Programs
Alexandria, VA (May 28, 2015) —The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Project ICARUS announced today the call for nominations and applications is now open for the annual Project ICARUS Outstanding Achievement Awards for Sustainability in business travel and meetings across Europe.
The awards recognize travel buyers, suppliers and intermediaries who can demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering best in class sustainability programs, products and services within the region.
“More and more companies are building ‘Responsible Travel’ best practices into their business travel and meetings programs and we are thrilled to recognize those companies and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to this drive to greater sustainability in our industry,” said Bernard Harrop, head of sustainability Project ICARUS.
The closing date for nominations/applications is October 3, 2015. The winners will be announced and presented with a specially commissioned bronze Project ICARUS trophy at GBTA Conference 2015 | Frankfurt held in partnership with VDR at the Congress Center, Messe Frankfurt, Germany on the 9th to 11th November 2015.
For more information, and details on how to be considered for one of these prestigious awards, please visit the Project ICARUS website at gbta.org/foundation/ICARUS/Pages/Awards.aspx or contact Bernard Harrop at [email protected]
Colleen Lerro Gallagher, +1 703 236 1133, [email protected]
Sobre o Projeto ÍCARUS
Project ICARUS, a GBTA Foundation initiative, is the most widely recognized and respected Corporate Sustainability/Corporate Social Responsibility program within the global business travel and meeting industry. This is a project led by and targeted primarily at national and international travel buyers/managers and their suppliers/intermediaries, who wish to integrate sustainability into the way they manage, run and supply travel and meetings programs.
Sobre a Fundação GBTA
A GBTA Foundation é a fundação de educação e pesquisa da Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), a principal organização comercial de viagens de negócios e reuniões do mundo, com sede na área de Washington, DC, com operações em seis continentes. Coletivamente, os mais de 7.000 membros do GBTA gerenciam mais de $345 bilhões de despesas globais com viagens e reuniões de negócios anualmente. A GBTA fornece à sua crescente rede de mais de 28.000 profissionais de viagens e 125.000 contatos ativos com educação, eventos, pesquisa, advocacia e mídia de classe mundial. A Fundação foi criada em 1997 para apoiar os membros da GBTA e a indústria como um todo. Como a principal fundação de educação e pesquisa no setor de viagens de negócios, a GBTA Foundation busca financiar iniciativas para promover a profissão de viagens de negócios. A Fundação GBTA é uma organização sem fins lucrativos 501(c)(3). Para obter mais informações, consulte gbta.org e gbta.org/foundation.