GBTA Foundation: Our Mission
The mission of the GBTA Foundation, the US 501c3 charitable arm of the Global Business Travel Association, is to help the global business travel industry create a positive impact and a better future for people and the planet. The GBTA Foundation focuses on the strategy and execution of GBTA’s global sustainability programs, supporting initiatives related to climate action, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and other talent-related topics via education, research, and advocacy.
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.
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.