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European Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Project ICARUS recently announced the winners of the second European Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards at GBTA Conference 2014 Berlin.

The awards recognize travel buyers, suppliers, intermediaries and teams who can demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering best-in-class sustainability programs, products and services across Europe.

“The quality of entries exceeded our expectation, once again, and clearly demonstrates that companies across Europe are seeing sustainable business travel and meetings programs as a sure way to optimize travel costs, and generate a significant return on investment," said Bernard Harrop, head of sustainability for Project ICARUS.

The winners in each category are:

  • Travel Buyer: Volvo
  • Travel Supplier: Scandic Hotels
  • Travel Supplier, Intermediaries: Portman
  • Travel Team: Scania, Global Meeting and Travel Coordination Team

The winners were presented with their Project ICARUS bronze trophy at the GBTA Conference 2014 Berlin held on 12-14 November at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin.