by Lisa Grimaldi | September 22, 2010

 The Incentive Marketing Association has announced the winners of its inaugural Circle of Excellence Social Responsibility Award. Hinda Incentives received top place for "exemplifying outstanding, successful and continued commitment to social responsibility, specifically in the areas of corporate citizenship, supply chain practices and industry leadership." ITAGroup received honorable mention for "outstanding corporate citizenship initiatives," as did Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, which was honored "for exemplary supply-chain practices and industry leadership." The Social Responsibility Award is a new addition to the Circle of Excellence Award Program. Launched in 2000, the awards recognize outstanding examples of successful customer and employee incentive programs designed to help drive business.