The GBTA Foundation aims to drive positive change for the business travel industry, advancing critical initiatives for both People and Planet. Building upon GBTA’s pillars of Community, Learning, and Advocacy, the GBTA Foundation catalyzes support for climate action, emerging industry leaders, women’s empowerment, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Climate action 
  • Women empowerment 
  • Workforce Development 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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.