Aviation, Travel and Tourism

Business travel won’t be more sustainable post-COVID unless companies take action

Most companies aren’t taking any real action to make their travel programmes any greener. Image: Unsplash/Jeshoots.com

Eric Friedrichsen

CEO, Emburse

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Almost half of companies said there will be more focus on the social and environmental impact of their post-pandemic business travel programmes. Image: Emburse
Only 25% of companies put social or environmental impact in their top 3 priorities. Image: Emburse
Only a third of companies have a sustainability programme that includes business travel. Image: Emburse
Actual measures taken by sustainable travel programmes are limited, focused mainly on measuring carbon footprint. Image: Emburse
Companies are only willing to pay the same or less for sustainable vendors. Image: Emburse
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