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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…

5 Steps to Reduce Emissions from Business Travel

Amex GBT’s Global Business Consulting team has published a white paper designed to help travel managers find strategies and solutions to decarbonise their travel programmes. The report, entitled 5 Steps to Reduce Emissions from Business Travel, looks at understanding this challenging journey, from conversations to data-driven business strategies. It covers a range of measures including…

GBTA’s First Sustainability Summit Harnesses Collective Efforts for Driving Action to Net Zero Business Travel  

High-level event brings together almost 300 global experts, travel industry, and policy leaders to outline solutions to decarbonize business travel aligned with Paris Climate Goals  Brussels (9 November 2022) – An acknowledgment of urgency, value of collaboration, and the need for concrete action were the pervasive drivers of GBTA’s first Global Sustainability Summit yesterday which…

GBTA WINiT Awards 2022 Celebrate the People Driving PositiveChange and Career Mobility for Women in the Travel Industry Gala event in New York City honors industry volunteers who are giving back to others as achievers, innovators, change-makers, mentors and more. Alexandria, VA (October 28, 2022) – GBTA WINiT – a program of the GBTA Foundation…

GBTA Becomes a Signatory of the Glasgow Declaration

GBTA boosts its mission with a commitment to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partnership, and the upcoming Sustainability Summit in Brussels.  The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and its charitable arm, the GBTA Foundation, announced today new developments in its commitment, partnering, and programming in sustainability to empower the global business…

GBTA Supports CountEmissionsEU Initiative for Harmonised Framework to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to propose a harmonised framework for calculating and reporting greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector, called CountEmissionsEU.  With GBTA members making it a priority to reduce the carbon footprint of their business travel, emissions data is…

GBTA Convention 2022 Sets The Scene For The Future Of Global Business Travel

Largest gathering of the global business travel industry tackles what’s next with a focus on continued recovery, transformation, sustainability, future of work and DEI  San Diego, CA  – The global business travel industry is back and continues to move through recovery as evidenced by the robust attendance and levels of interest and insights at GBTA Convention 2022,…

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