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Capgemini's innovative sustainable travel programme wins at Sustainability Leaders Awards

Categories : SustainabilityAwards
Eliminating 3,087 tonnes of travel-related CO2
Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014 logoCapgemini’s TravelWell programme won the Sustainability Transport & Travel category at the Sustainable Leaders Awards in London last week
Capgemini faced some strong competition in this category including TUI Travel, Sustrans and The Co-Operative. However, it was the overwhelming success of and multi-faceted approach to the programme that made TravelWell stand out.
In a category focused on sustainability, our carbon reduction target specifically related to business travel was key and TravelWell was applauded for being an initiative that is not only saving money, but enabling staff to have a better work-life balance.
At the ceremony, the judges applauded the “far reaching programme” adding that Capgemini has shown immense commitment to achieving meaningful cultural change in often what is a sensitive area of business travel. The scale and complexity of the measurement criteria appear to have been delivered across a diverse audience to deliver outstanding reductions in carbon impacts. It’s a really great programme and it actually does deliver against total turnover.”

David Griffiths of edie accepting award on behalf of Capgemini

David Griffiths of edie (left) accepts the trophy on behalf of Capgemini from the awards' host Alastair McGowan

Tony Deans, UK CFO, Capgemini and executive sponsor of the TravelWell programme, said: “TravelWell is a programme that doesn’t stand still. We continue to evolve the programme, introducing innovative updates on a regular basis. Awards such as this validate our approach and demonstrate that we are leading the way. We are very proud of what we have achieved to warrant this award.”
Find out more about our TravelWell programme in About Capgemini.

TravelWell is a multi-award winning programme, winning the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards in 2012, and BITC Big Tick awards in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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Tom Barton
Tom Barton
Tom’s career in communications spans 20 years in the consulting, telecommunications and music industries. He joined Capgemini in 2005 and led the merging of PR, web communications and internal communications into one team. This recognised the convergence of channels and platforms that support an effective communications programme for external and internal audiences. Before joining Capgemini, Tom was global head of media relations at PA Consulting Group, marketing and communications director at his own record label, and had various internal and external communications roles at Cable & Wireless. He plays guitar, darts and cricket, and is still trying to do the Times crossword.

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