CSRminute: American Society of Travel Agents Joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council; Asian CSR Awards Given Out at 9th Asian Forum on CSR

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CSRminute: American Society of Travel Agents Joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council; Asian CSR Awards Given Out at 9th Asian Forum on CSR

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 11:45am

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Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Tuesday, October 26th:

The American Society of Travel Agents, ASTA, has joined The Global Sustainable Tourism Council, GSTC, an international partnership that promotes sustainable tourism practices. GSTC, founded in partnership with the World Tourism Organization, The UN Environment Programme, the Rainforest Alliance, Travelocity, and others, is open to any member of the travel and tourism industries. ASTA, the world’s largest association of travel professionals, has developed an educational program to help its members become responsible sellers of sustainable travel.

The Asian CSR Awards 2010 were given to five companies from India, Malaysia, and the Philippines last week, during the 9th Asian Forum on CSR in Kuala Lumpur. Winners included MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems for Best Workplace Practices, and Aboitiz Equity Ventures for Environmental Excellence. This year’s awards attracted 141 entries representing 99 companies from 15 countries.

For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com.

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