Hyatt launches inaugural Hyatt Thrive Leadership Awards
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- Created on Monday, 16 April 2012 10:32
Hyatt launches inaugural Hyatt Thrive Leadership AwardsHyatt Hotels Corporation have announced the winners of the inaugural Hyatt Thrive Leadership Awards recognizing full service, managed hotels, resorts, and field offices for their outstanding commitment in 2011 to initiatives aligned with Hyatt’s global corporate responsibility platform Hyatt Thrive. To be considered, applicants must have demonstrated leadership in environmental sustainability and/or community engagement.
A total of six awards will be distributed every year to the hotels and resorts that demonstrate exemplary leadership in these two areas. More than 70 nominations were submitted this year, and winners were selected by a cross functional committee comprised of representatives from Hyatt leadership and its operational teams.
Each nomination was evaluated based on the following criteria: a coherent, focused approach that yields high impact; significant employee engagement; strategic programming tied to the company’s mission, values and goals, and Hyatt Thrive platform; innovative approach that yields substantial environmental benefits; and, a sustained, long-term investment in the community.
This year’s winners include:
• Excellence in Environmental Sustainability - Hyatt Regency Atlanta and a collaborative team from Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency hotels in Dubai
• Excellence in Community Engagement - Grand Hyatt Jakarta and Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
• Excellence in Doing It All - Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo and Hyatt Regency Hill Country
“We are honoured and humbled to recognize the valuable contributions made by the winners of our inaugural Hyatt Thrive Leadership Awards,” said Brigitta Witt, vice president of corporate responsibility for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.
“Actively contributing to the environmental and social well-being of our communities is integral to sustaining our business; and the recipients of this award exemplify Hyatt’s longstanding commitment to contribute to the prosperity, health and advancement of the many communities around the world that we serve.”