At a ceremony earlier this month in Bangkok, global agency CWT Meetings & Events won the SITE Crystal Award for ‘Most Impactful Effort Toward Corporate Social Responsibility as Part of an Incentive Programme’.
Despite the rather long-winded title of the international incentives association’s award, it recognised one of the many incentive programmes around the world ensuring that CSR values and objectives are incorporated into projects.
These include meaningful social investments and engagement, enabling organisations to leave behind a lasting impact on the communities and causes they serve.
In particular, the 2019 SITE award for CWT M&E stemmed from a CSR opportunity that the company organised for client 3M, in Maui in March 2018.
The community service project involved 350 3M team members who planted more than 100 trees, including breadfruit and coconut trees, which are projected to yield over 200,000 pounds of fruits annually. These will then be distributed for free to the local community and school districts.
The full list of SITE Crystal Awards 2018 Winners recognised at the ceremony during SITE’s Global Conference at the Shangri-La Hotel is:
Best Destination-Based Experiential Incentive Travel Program
Destinos India working with Global Agency
Excellence in Incentive Travel: Africa/Middle East
Walthers DMC, South Africa
Excellence in Incentive Travel: Asia Pacific
Meridican Incentive Consultants
Excellence in Incentive Travel: Europe
Ovation Global DMC – Ovation Switzerland
Excellence in Incentive Travel: Latin America & Caribbean
ECO Destination Management Services of Aruba & Curacao
Excellence in Incentive Travel: North America
Most Impactful Effort Toward Corporate Social Responsibility as Part of an Incentive Programme
CWT Meetings and Events with PRA