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

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

Eric Friedrichsen
CEO, Emburse
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An infographic showing how business travel could change post-pandemic
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
An infographic showing what companies consider to be most crucial to business travel
Only 25% of companies put social or environmental impact in their top 3 priorities. Image: Emburse
A pie chart showing how many companies have travel sustainability programmes.
Only a third of companies have a sustainability programme that includes business travel. Image: Emburse
An infographic showing whether companies are taking sustainability measures.
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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