18th February 2011

ways2work award

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ways2work bannerLast month in our blog we told you about ways2work, a great resource to find out what organisations are doing to reduce the negative impacts of their work-related travel.  Some of your companies may already be leading the way in reducing impacts of travel to work so you might be interested in the BITC ways2work Award, a national award built on the successful foundations laid by last year’s BITC/NBTN Regional Sustainable Travel Award.

BITC Awards for Excellence are the most credible, influential and well established National Awards for Responsible Business, independently assessed by industry peers. The aim of the ways2work Award is to identify inspiring examples of innovation and action by organisations reducing the impacts of how they work and travel in relation to their work and through this to reward best practice and inspire others to take action.

The ways2work award reflects the Department for Transport’s new dual focus on sustainable travel and alternatives to travel. The award is aimed at companies that can evidence the benefits of their interventions and ideas that reduce the impacts of ONE OR BOTH of the following:

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ways2work are interested in what companies are doing, why and how. They would also like to hear about the benefits of these actions such as reduced costs, emissions, absence and  improved productivity, employee well being, work/life balance and community relationships. Find out more about the ways2work Award and, if you are interested, there’s just over 2 weeks left to submit the applications, deadline Friday 4 March.