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Year 2019

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IPRA Global Creativity Award

The RIX Symphony, a project created by Riga Airport and advertising agency TBWA\Latvija, has won the prestigious Global Creativity Award, which was awarded at the IPRA Golden World Awards 2019 of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA). The RIX Symphony is a unique piece of music created by artificial intelligence by turning movements recorded at the Airport into certain musical notes.

The IPRA Golden World Awards is an annual communications industry excellence competition that rewards the world's best projects and promoters in 37 different categories. In this year's competition, the Airport Symphony won not only a prize for creativity, but also triumphed in the Travel and Tourism category.

Fairest Payer 2019

On 12 September, Riga Airport received the award as the fairest payer in Latvia at a special awards ceremony.

The status of the fairest payer was granted to Riga Airport following a survey of Latvian employers conducted by Fontes, a human resource consulting and research company, which took place in several stages, assessing various criteria. 

Platinum Category in the Sustainability Index

Riga Airport has received the highest - platinum rating in this year’s Sustainability Index.

Sustainability Index is a strategic management instrument based on internationally recognized methodology that helps Latvian businesses assess sustainability of their activities and their corporate social responsibility level. Platinum status is granted to companies that have fully integrated corporate responsibility, conduct systematic data collection and impact assessments. They are accountable for their activities with a high level of transparency and engagement with their impact audiences, and their data have been validated by an external auditor.

A Family-friendly Company 2019

On 11 June, the Ministry of Welfare (MoW) granted the status of a family friendly company to the Latvian companies that implement family-friendly business principles in their daily work.

Since 2011, when Riga Airport was among the 12 Latvian companies that received the status of a family-friendly company, the MoW has been identifying the companies in cooperation with the Sustainability Index by jointly developing and including in the index questionnaire appropriate criteria for implementing a family-friendly policy in the company.

TOP Employer 2018

Riga Airport has been awarded the 2nd place in the TOP Employer 2018 in the transport and logistics sector by a national survey carried out by the recruitment company CV-Online Latvia.

Every year, CV-Online Latvia conducts a survey to find out the most desirable and best employers in Latvia in several categories and business sectors. In this and other similar studies, Riga Airport ranks among the best employers in Latvia every year.