ReportAlert.info - Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG) publishes Sustainability Report 2010

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ReportAlert.info - Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG) publishes Sustainability Report 2010

The report features 'Spotlights' on stories, looking in detail at how the Company's sustainability programme is making a difference for customers, employees, suppliers, communities & the environment
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 25, 2011 - Thomas Cook Group has published its Sustainability Report 2010: http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/ThomasCook/2011/?ID=36480.

During a year in which the disruption of the volcanic ash cloud created challenging conditions for the tourism industry, Thomas Cook Group’s commitment to sustainability remained firm. With an aim of helping people to travel the world without costing the earth, highlights from the report include:

- Thomas Cook Airlines becoming the first UK airline to achieve ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system
- 180,000 customers looked after during the ash cloud crisis and brought home promptly afterwards
- continued commitment to the Travelife Sustainability System for hotels
- sustainability projects related to tourism and within holiday destinations, protecting wildlife and biodiversity and educating children
- over £1 million given to help sick and disadvantaged children through the Thomas Cook Children’s Charity.

This year’s report features ‘Spotlights’ on stories such as these, looking in detail at how Thomas Cook’s sustainability programme is making a difference for customers, employees, suppliers, communities and the environment.

The report also includes information on the company’s strategic approach to sustainability, including its newly created Group Working Party on Sustainability, as well as its stakeholder engagement programmes and material issues. The report is aligned with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 Guidelines and is GRI-checked level B.

About Thomas Cook Group:
Thomas Cook Group plc is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £8.9 billion and 22.5 million customers. It operates under six geographic segments in 21 countries, and is number one or number two in its core markets.

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