All that we share: Standing for zero discrimination
You may already know that, according to the Boston Consulting Group, companies with a more diverse management team have 19% higher revenue, or that McKinseyresearch shows that racially and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry norms by 35%.
Promoting sustainable travel - Everyone’s business
Are you familiar with the term ‘flysgskam’? Maybe not, but if I tell you it is the Swedish neologism that describes the shame we ought to feel about flying, I am sure you will immediately know what I am talking about.
CWT and GBTA Report: Drivers, Opportunities and Constraints to improve sustainability in the travel industry
CWT and GBTA have published today ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’. The report’s findings stem from a large-scale brainstorm session on this topic, hosted during the GBTA Conference 2019 Munich.
Doing business Responsibly at CWT
Today, conducting business responsibly is an imperative. Our own employees and customers are expecting that from us. With that in mind, we are constantly working on expanding our Responsible Business program. This short video highlights some of our key Responsible Business achievements of 2019.
Caring: How one of our core values empowers us to make a difference
When we say our people here at CWT are “engaged professionals who love to help”, we are describing much more than just their commitment to take care of the travelers that depend on us every day. Across all of our regions and within every function of CWT, our colleagues illustrate an amazing sense of caring and a strong dedication to the communities in which they work and live.
Celebrating Human Rights Day: Why SDGs should be included in all CSR strategies
Each year, we commemorate Human Rights Day by celebrating the UN adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, and calling for all companies to place Human Rights at the center of their CSR and sustainability programs.
How we support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals all year round
This week marks the celebration of the UN Global Goals Week 2019. Starting last Saturday, 21 September, and running until the end of the month, this United Nations campaign is designed to drive action and raise awareness of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and halt climate change by the end of 2030.
We Did It Again – How our June 2019 Responsible Business report reached the United Nations Global Compact Advanced level and how your company can do it too
If you are reading this post, the chances that you have also seen that today we are announcing the publication of our June 2019 Annual Responsible Business Report are high. The enthusiasm of all of us at CWT towards the goal of making our company a reference in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have come together in a document where we proudly capture our many achievements.
CWT’s June 2019 Responsible Business Report caps a successful year
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has published its June 2019 Annual Responsible Business Report, following another successful year of Corporate Social Responsibility. The company reached its third consecutive annual EcoVadis Gold rating and the United Nations Global Compact Advanced Level rating for its annual Responsible Business Report.
World Environment Day: 6 tips to #BeatAirPollution
Did you know that 92% of people do not breathe clean air? Did you know that air pollution costs the global economy $5 trillion every year in welfare costs? Did you know approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific?
Travel with Pride – 6 steps to support your LGBTQ travelers
Sexual orientation goes beyond travel policies and programs. It is an organization’s Duty of Care to adequately prepare its workforce for foreseeable medical and travel security risks including the specific risks faced by its mobile LGBTQ members.
Why external recognition is important for your CSR program
If you have been following our responsible business (it is how we call CSR at CWT) efforts for a while you would have noticed that this is the fourth year in a row that we are announcing our EcoVadis rating. After a first Silver year, we have managed to keep our Gold status for the third consecutive year, proving that all of our efforts towards a first-class CSR program are paying off.
CWT rated Gold by EcoVadis for third year running
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announced that its responsible business practices have been rated Gold by EcoVadis, the independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency, for the third year in a row. This puts CWT among the top 1% of over 55,000 companies rated every year, across 150 countries.
Celebrating women’s day all year round
In the past years we have witnessed a positive change in ideas about women's equality, however the road to achieving it is still long. While governments and civil society have a key role to play, companies are a formidable force to advance gender equality by integrating women’s empowerment into corporate strategy.
Zero Discrimination Day – 5 tips to fight unconscious biases at work
As a global organization with people from all over the world of different age, gender, sexual orientation, origins, education, work experience, beliefs and many other forms of diversity, we maintain a zero tolerance stance to any forms of discrimination.
Empowered to Care – creating opportunities for deeper employee involvement
Last October, we spoke of the values established more than 80 years ago that continue to guide us as corporate citizens tightly woven into the well-being of our communities.
Golden Practices – How to act towards a more responsible year
It is New Year’s resolutions time, and not only at a personal level. Companies behave in the same fashion and build strategic plans to succeed. By now, I am sure you’ll have your business lines covered, but what about your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy?
Ranking of Countries’ Response to Child Sex Trafficking Released
The first of its kind benchmarking tool done by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), is supported by the Carlson Family Foundation, the World Childhood Foundation and the Oak Foundation.
CWT Meetings & Events wins SITE Crystal Award for Impactful Incentive Program
CWT Meetings & Events has won a SITE Crystal Award for “Most Impactful Effort Toward Corporate Social Responsibility as Part of an Incentive Program.”
Free & Equal - Supporting 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” This quote from Nelson Mandela is the perfect opening to celebrate a very special day that we, at CWT, hold very dear: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which this year celebrates its 70 anniversary.