“Barrier Free Life” project granted two awards

01 Feb 2014

“Barrier Free Life” project was awarded Jury’s Special Award in Association of Car Industry Distributors' Sales and Communication Awards and Best Volunteer Project in Awards from the Heart organized by Corporate Volunteers Association.


New Horizons - The project “Barrier Free Life” was launched in 2013 by Peugeot Turkey with the support of the Ministry of Family Affairs and Social Policies of Turkey and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The project was awarded Jury’s Special Award in Association of Car Industry Distributors' Sales and Communication Awards, Gladiators 2013, the only award program in the car industry, and a very significant one.

“Barrier Free Life” was also awarded as the Best Volunteer Project in Awards from the Heart in the Corporate Volunteers Association.

Corporate Volunteers Association has been giving awards since 2007 under the name “Awards from the Heart” to acts of benevolence that make a difference in order support and promote private sector benevolence.

Involvement of the disabled in social life and volunteerism

The goal of the project “Barrier Free Life” is to ensure that matters relating to the disabled are involved in the business models of the management and are adopted by the management, the employees and other stakeholders and effectively implemented.

In line with this aim, significant steps were made thanks to the support of the Ministry of Family Affairs and Social Policies of Turkey and the collaboration of the General Directorate of Services for the Disabled and the Elderly and of UNDP to contribute to improve the involvement of the disabled in social life.

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