Olive Barnett Award up for Grabs

By Claire Miller

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Related tags: Social responsibility

Young people in the industry offered great opportunity for career development

ENTRIES are open for the 2008 Olive Barnett award, the prize for which includes £3000 in grant money over the next three years, and a place on the summer programme at Ecole Htteli?re de Lausanne, Switzerland.

Open to under 30’s working in customer facing roles in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries on a daily basis, entrants must write a 500 word response to the following question:

"Climate change, the environment, `going green` and being a `good` employer, are increasingly on everyone`s agenda. If you were asked to put together a strategy for your company to embrace these issues as part of a Corporate Social Responsibility programme, what would your top four priorities be and why?

Explain how you would ensure that you were balancing the interests of the business with a more altruistic approach, particularly how you would demonstrate value to the customer."

Have you got what it takes to win place on the prestigious weeklong Lausanne Executive Education - Summer Programme at the world-famous Ecole Htteli?re for Summer 2008.

Answers should be sent along with an up-to-date CV and an employer reference or testimonial, by the 19th May 2008 to The Olive Barnett Award, 3 Denmark Street, London WC2H 8LP, or simply visit www.springboarduk.org.uk/olive

Eight finalists will be chosen to make a career presentation in May.

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