Global Business Process Outsourcer Recognized for Corporate Social
DENVER, Jun 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), one of the largest global providers
of strategic consulting and technology-enabled business process
outsourcing solutions, was named a finalist in the ninth annual American
Business AwardsSM in the category of "Corporate Social
Responsibility Program of the Year." TeleTech was nominated for their
commitment to give back to the communities across the world through the TeleTech
Community Foundation. This year's selection recognized TeleTech's
efforts to help the earthquake victims of Haiti.
"The Foundation gives TeleTech employees a way to positively impact
their surrounding communities," said Emily Eikelberner, executive
director of the TeleTech Community Foundation. "Our ability to deliver
the infrastructure and more than 5,000 volunteers in less than a week to
support the Haiti telethon is testament to the incredible versatility,
agility and dedication the TeleTech family of employees possesses when
called to action."
This year marks TeleTech's first American Business Awards nomination for
Corporate Social Responsibility. Overall the company has received 11
Stevie(R) Awards since 2006. The American Business Awards
received more than 2,800 entries from across the U.S. in more than 40
categories. Winners will be announced in New York City on June 20, and
receive the prestigious Stevie(R) Award.
Community involvement is the one of the cornerstones of TeleTech's
corporate vision. TeleTech demonstrated their community commitment
during the "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief,"
telethon that raised money for the victims of Haiti earthquake in 2010.
More than 5,000 employees, clients and family members volunteered
approximately 8,000 hours of their own time to take donations from
telethon viewers. Utilizing TeleTech's unrivaled technology
infrastructure, volunteers handled more than 80,000 calls across 42
locations on six continents. In fact, the telethon raised more than $58
million -- the most money raised for a charity in telethon history.
For nearly 30 years, TeleTech and its subsidiaries have helped the
world's largest companies achieve their most ambitious goals. As the
go-to partner for the Global 1000, the TeleTech group of companiesdelivers
technology-based solutions that maximize revenue, transform customer
experiences and optimize business processes. From strategic consulting
to operational execution, our more than 44,000 employees drive success
for clients in the communications and media, financial services,
government, healthcare, technology, transportation and retail
industries. Our companies deliver award-winning integrated solutions in
support of customer
innovation and professional
services. For additional information, please visit www.teletech.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business
Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women
in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind
them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace
worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
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