Are you factoring carbon emissions into your travel procurement decisions? It doesn’t yet seem to be a strong trend in the U.S., in part due to the lack of good metrics. Here’s a company that is taking on the hard work of measuring CO2 emissions for hotel rooms: The Hotel Carbon Index. Continue reading
How does sustainable travel relate to travel procurement? Airline emissions of CO2 account for about 3% of global CO2 output. Not the biggest emitting industry, but a very visible one. Many companies are taking a closer look at what they – and their suppliers – are doing to reduce carbon emissions. Travel is a topic that comes quickly to mind.
The question is how can you keep people on the road but have a positive impact on your CO2 reduction goals? Here’s one answer: Continue reading