GBTA APPLAUDS NEW CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING DIRECTIVE

In further moves towards decarbonising the business travel sector Brussels (November 29, 2022) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, welcomes the adoption of the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) to create new, detailed sustainability reporting requirements and significantly expand the number of European and non-European…

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Reflections from Brussels: Community, Learning, Advocacy and Action for Business Travel’s Future

Last week hundreds of stakeholders from the global industry gathered in Brussels for a pair of back-to-back GBTA events – the Sustainability Summit and the Europe Conference with VDR – as together we continue to set the agenda and create the platform for the many voices within our sector.  The GBTA Sustainability Summit centered around…

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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…

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GBTA Announces Latest Milestones in its Journey for Sustainability and Climate Action for Global Business Travel   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…

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Putting Words Into Action for Sustainable Business Travel  We are all systems go for Brussels! Demand is high for our Sustainability Summit on November 8. And for the European Conference November 8-10, with attendees from more than 24 countries already registered – that’s twice as many buyers signed up now as attended our Berlin event…

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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…

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 The Latest Insights On What Lies Ahead For Business Travel’s Recovery  I’ll take progress over perfection every day because progress is what truly gets you where you need to go. In our latest GBTA Business Travel Recovery Poll released last week, we definitely saw more signs of progress based on what almost 600 global business…

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Exploring the State of Business Travel Now In addition to the economic and overall recovery forecast for our industry, the impact of air travel disruption has been a topic I’ve been asked about recently. Business travelers are typically more experienced, aware, and adaptive travelers. Does this make them better prepared, willing or able to navigate…