Our Mission: Building a Greener Future for Business Travel

Protecting the planet and its people is one of the biggest challenges the business travel sector is facing, just like so many other industries around the world. Reducing carbon emissions must be part of our collective mission and game plan today to make sure we can still connect people and travel for business tomorrow.  

89%

Business travel professionals who said sustainability is a priority for the industry

90%

of travel buyers ranked achieving emissions reductions as a top priority

60%

Business travel industry companies who say they have both a sustainability team and a program to address corporate environmental performance

38%

Business travel buyers who currently incorporate sustainability practice in their travel management policies

Our Work

In November 2021, GBTA embarked on a sustainability journey. GBTA’s long-term vision is to work with its members and the industry to create a future where business travel can be done with a net positive impact on the global environment as well as for those who travel for business.  

empower

EMPOWER

corporate travel buyers and suppliers to place sustainability and climate action at the forefront of their programs and operations  

inspire

INSPIRE

our industry to take action by sharing insights and best practices across all verticals of business travel  

partner

PARTNER

for joint solutions and concrete initiatives to reduce emissions and mitigate the climate impact of business travel 

Our Partners

This initiative is made possible by the support of the GBTA Founding Partners In Sustainability