Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has been awarded The Corporate Social Responsibility Award in Springboards Awards for Excellence 2009. Noted as a highlight of the evening, this prestigious award, sponsored by Danon Waters was awarded to this five-star hotel in recognition of a strong commitment to the preservation of the natural environment. The hotel’s initiative includes energy management systems; giving back to local communities through employee volunteer services and donations and fund-raising events for local charities. The judges commented that “the entry clearly demonstrated the passion and enthusiasm of the team at all levels for taking forward local programmes and applying a focused and strategic approach to environmental sustainability, community development and volunteerism”.
Michael Gray, General Manager of Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill commented “We were both honoured and thrilled to receive this award which recognises the care and compassion show by so many members of our team for the community and wider environment in which the hotel operates. We are particularly proud of the green initiatives that our ‘Green Team’ has incorporated into the daily running of the hotel to become the new standards of the 21st Century”.
Brain Powell, National Account Manager for sponsors Danone Waters commented, “Danone Waters are proud to sponsor The Corporate Social Responsibility Award for 2009. Sustainable development is an integral part of Danone’s strategy and we are delighted to congratulate Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill for their outstanding winning entry in this year’s awards.”
Anne Pierce, Chief Executive commented, “The Springboard Awards for Excellence truly celebrate achievement in the industry. The outstanding people in our businesses, the teams that drive our strategies forward, the individuals who delight customers daily, the companies that champion innovation and progression – all make the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industry thrive. The number and quality of award entries this year has been incredible and all of our winners and short-listed candidates should be hugely proud of their achievements – they’re the best in the business!”
550 leading representatives of the UK hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industry celebrated at the prestigious Springboard Awards for Excellence ceremony in London, when individuals and teams were recognised as being the best in the business. From the 150 entries received this year, a total of 48 were short listed for 17 awards across categories focusing on Promoting Careers, Attracting People and Employment Practice.