CWT develops innovative Travel Stress Index to support companies in their duty of care responsibilities

Amsterdam | June 25, 2012

Did you know that according to the United Nations International Labor Organization over 40% of employees suffer from stress on a worldwide basis?

As part of CWT’s continued focus on the business traveler, CWT Solutions Group is developing the CWT Travel Stress Index . Companies are responsible for the well-being of their employees and

CWT is looking to help companies address the stress that can be associated with regular business travel.

The CWT Travel Stress Index seeks to quantify the cost to the organization of the stress that employees can incur from traveling (reduced productivity, absenteeism, stress-related injuries and illnesses) and use it to help companies make better travel policy decisions.

This video (click here) gives you an overview of the CWT Travel Stress Index, how it works and why CWT has chosen to develop this exciting new tool.

For more information on CWT Solutions Group, please visit our website at: http://www.cwt-solutions-group.com

CWT Solutions Group
is the global consulting arm of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, offering a wide range of sourcing and travel spend optimization services to customers of all sizes and industry-types. CWT Solutions Group gives clients access to proven global travel procurement and independent consulting expertise, unparalleled benchmarking capabilities and key innovations to drive substantial savings and program improvements. CWT Solutions Group sources $7 billion travel spend and manages 91,000 RFPs each year.

About Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CWT is a global leader specialized in managing business travel and meetings and events. CWT serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories. By leveraging both the expertise of its people and leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients derive the greatest value from their travel program in terms of savings, service, security and sustainability. The company is also committed to providing best-in-class service and assistance to travelers. CWT services and solutions comprise Traveler & Transaction Services, Program Optimization, Safety & Security, Meetings & Events and Energy Services. In 2011, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$28.0 billion. For more information about CWT, please visit our global website at www.carlsonwagonlit.com. Follow us on Twitter @CarlsonWagonlit

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