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GBTA Launches Industry’s First Global Sustainable Procurement Standards to Pave the Way for Responsible Practices in Business Travel

Industry-wide, open-source solution provides corporate travel managers with a harmonized approach for requesting information on suppliers’ sustainability practices, starting with the aviation sector The GBTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), has launched GBTA Sustainable Procurement Standards, an educational resource that corporate travel buyers worldwide can utilize to make informed…

Biden Administration Announces Plans to Accelerate Clean Transportation, GBTA Commits to Sustainable Procurement Criteria for Business Travel

GBTA and the GBTA Foundation took part in an announcement event today in Washington, D.C. where the Biden Administration unveiled new commitments to boost access to electric vehicles (EVs), save taxpayer dollars, and tackle the climate crisis, as well as new Federal employee travel guidelines on sustainable transportation use. Shane Downey, Vice President, Government and…

GBTA Foundation 2023 WINiT Awards Celebrate the Changemakers Who are Transforming the Global Business Travel Industry for Women

Gala and ceremony honored an illustrious group of individuals representing a diverse range of industry experience levels, career roles, sectors and companies Tonight GBTA WINiT, a program of the GBTA Foundation  dedicated to helping women move forward in their travel industry careers, hosted its annual  Awards Ceremony and Gala to honor the corporate and personal contributions…

GBTA Foundation Reveals WINiT Top 50 Recipients for 2023

Gala and awards event on October 26th in Brooklyn, NY, will celebrate the individuals, companies and allies who elevate women in travel-related industries The GBTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and global leader in community, education, research and advocacy – has announced the 2023 WINiT Top 50,…

GBTA Ladders Mentorship Program Drives Industry Transformation

The GBTA Ladders – Season 9 brought together the best industry talent for mentorship, education and connection to inspire and shape next-generation industry leaders. This season’s project topic – Get Inspired: Looking Beyond Travel to Drive Change – was led by keynote speakers Barbara Rose and Kessie Bratko at the 2023 GBTA Ladders Summit in New Orleans, LA, last…

GBTA Foundation and Travalyst Collaborate to Harmonize Frameworks for Sustainable Choices in Business Travel

Organizations enter agreement to foster alignment across the industry to help make better options available at scale for business travelers The GBTA Foundation, the non-profit, cause-led arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier business travel and meetings trade organization, and Travalyst, a not-for-profit organization which seeks to scale sustainability within the…

New Benchmarking Study Outlines Corporate Best Practices For Managing Business Travel’s Climate Impact

Coinciding with Earth Month, the GBTA Foundation report showcases collective best practices and insights from leading companies taking action on Scope 3.6 emissions for greener corporate travel As companies strive to reduce their carbon footprint, they are implementing various strategies to decarbonize their employee travel. But which practices are effective in driving change and ultimately…

Advocating for Sustainable, Efficient and Seamless Business Travel

GBTA Advocacy Round in Brussels – March 2023 On 27-29 March 2023, a delegation of GBTA staff and European members1 gathered in Brussels to advocate for the unique priorities of the business travel sector. The group initiated and attended sixteen meetings with policymakers, trade associations, and subject matter experts over the course of three days….

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