Friday, March 25th, 2011

Celebrating World Environment Day!

Annually, June 5th is deemed World Environment Day by the United Nations and their main objective is to focus the world’s attention on the environment. Specifically, the goal is to push positive programs that work towards protecting and restoring the world’s natural heritage.Virgin Blue is proud to sponsor the Business Awards for this year’s United Nations Association of Australia’s (UNAA) World Environment Day Awards ceremony. Currently, the UNAA awards program is inviting nominations from all individuals, organizations, community groups, schools, businesses and media across Australia whose work exhibits true environmental leadership.

Virgin Blue is focused on making travel as environmentally conscious as possible, and invites guests to take part in the Virgin Blue Carbon Offset Initiative. Certified by the Australian Government’s Greenhouse Friendly program since March 2007, guests can choose to offset their flight while booking their trip online. In addition, we operate a fleet of fuel efficient New Generation 737 aircraft and Embraer E-Jets and we continue to make operational enhancements to ensure that we are doing all we can to lessen our carbon footprint.

Click here for for more information including award categories and entry criteria.

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