Our Work and Programs


Sustainability: Decarbonizing business travel

Our Sustainability work aims to build a greener future for business travel and empower corporate travel buyers and suppliers to reduce emissions and act on climate through education, advocacy and partnerships.


WINiT: Empowering women to progress in their careers 

WINiT aims to drive positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries through leadership, education, training, mentoring, and networking.


Ladders: Building the next generation of travel professionals

Ladders leverages collective talents to empower emerging industry leaders to connect and expand their professional development within the travel and meetings industry through mentorship, education and collaboration.


DEI: Promoting DEI across the travel industry 

Our DEI work aims to provide the resources, education, and support to enable the travel industry to embrace and drive diversity, equity, and inclusion within organizations.

GBTA Foundation
Board of Directors

Appointed by the GBTA Board of Directors, the Foundation Board consists of global travel industry leaders with distinct strengths in key areas of sustainable development.

The Board will ensure the Foundation’s ambitions are focused on environmental and social sustainability challenges at hand and elevate the work of GBTA in research, advocacy, and learning to reach those beyond the industry.

“I am pleased to lead the GBTA Foundation at this critical time − to pave the way for progress via ambitious programs and initiatives focused on sustainability.”

– Paul Abbott, CEO American Express Global Business Travel and Chair of the GBTA Foundation Board