Capgemini UK plc has achieved a triple success in the Business in the Community (BITC) annual ‘Awards for Excellence’ for responsible business practice. The company has won the BITC’s prestigious ‘National Big Tick’ in three categories: Climate Change, Sustainable Travel (ways2work) and Healthy Workplaces (WorkWell). The awards recognise inspirational programmes that are making a positive impact on the community, the environment or wider society.
The Capgemini programmes for Climate Change and Sustainable Travel were also shortlisted for the title of ‘Example of Excellence’ – the overall winner – in their respective categories.
Christine Hodgson, Chairman of Capgemini UK, commented: ‘We are delighted to win three Big Tick awards this year in recognition of our sustained and effective approach to corporate responsibility. We are committed to sustainable and responsible business practice, and winning these important awards is a great way to demonstrate that commitment.’
Stephen Howard, Chief Executive, Business in the Community said: ‘I congratulate Capgemini on achieving their Big Ticks. It is a challenging time for business, but this is a sign that companies are not losing their focus and are transforming their businesses to make a positive impact on people and society and are prepared to lead by example.’
Capgemini will be presented with its Big Tick awards this month. The company will find out if it has won the Example of Excellence for the Climate Change and ways2 work categories at the Awards for Excellence Gala Event on 5 July.
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Awards for Excellence
Business in the Community’s Awards for Excellence identify and celebrate companies having a positive impact on the community, environment, marketplace and workplace.
The Big Tick winners demonstrate significant impact and high quality management of their responsible business practices and can show a positive impact both on society and on the business. Now in their 14th year, they are the UK’s leading awards for responsible business practice. BITC received over 370 entries for the national Awards for Excellence.
Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in 40 countries, Capgemini reported 2010 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and employs around 112,000 people worldwide.
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