Sustainability


Founding Partners of the GBTA Sustainability Program

GBTA HAS EMBARKED ON A SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY to demonstrate the significant contribution that our business travel sector can make on climate action and corporate responsibility. 

Under this program, the association — working in collaboration with the industry — is developing the framework for establishing sustainability as a key pillar going forward along with new impactful initiatives. Areas of focus will include policy and advocacy, measures and tracking, C-level engagement and public affairs, recognition and education.



Accor
American
AmEx

 

 Avis
BCD
BWH

 

CWT
DELTA
Enterprise

 

HERTZ
Hilton
HRS

 

IHG
Marriott
SAP

 

SOUTHWEST
TRIPACTIONS
UNITED


Sustainability Leadership Council Members

Council members bring deep sustainability experience and/or expertise, and are nominated by their Partner company to serve a one-year calendar term. They help guide GBTA’s efforts, define priority areas for collaborative and global action, and help raise the bar for the business travel industry overall and the significant contribution the sector can make on climate action and corporate responsibility.


Accor

 

Brune Poirson
Brune Poirson

Chief Sustainability Officer

American Airlines

 

Jill Blickstein
Jill Blickstein

Managing Director and Global Head of ESG

American Express

Global Business Travel

Nora Lovell Marchant
Nora Lovell Marchant

Vice President, Global Sustainability

Avis Budget Group

Adolfo Kurczyn
Adolfo Kurczyn

Global ESG Director

BCD Travel

Kathy Jackson
Kathy Jackson

Vice President, Executive Chair Sustainability

BWH Hotel Group Italia

Sara Digiesi

Chief Marketing and Sustainability Officer, Italy

CWT

Françoise Grumberg

Vice President, Global Responsible Business and Diversity & Inclusion

Delta Air Lines

Kathy Jackson
Amelia DeLuca

Vice President, Sustainability

Enterprise Holdings

Claire Carstensen

Global Sustainability Manager

Hertz

Katie Leone

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

Hilton

Jean Garris Hand

Vice President, Global ESG

HRS

Martin Biermann

Chief Product Officer

IHG Hotels & Resorts

Townsend Bailey

Head of Corporate Responsibility, Americas

Marriot International

Denise Naguib

Vice President, Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, Global Operations

SAP Concur

Hendrik Vordenbaeumen

Vice President, Product Strategy and Global Head of Sustainability

Southwest Airlines

Stacy Malphurs

Vice President, Supply Chain Management and Environmental Sustainability

Trip Actions

Chris Truss

Sustainability Director at Reed & Mackay – a TripActions Company

United Airlines

Lauren Riley

Chief Sustainability Officer and Managing Director, Global Environmental Affairs

GBTA Sustainability Leadership

Mark Cuschieri

Council Chair, and Vice President, GBTA Board of Directors and Executive Director, Global Head of Travel, UBS

Jenny Sabineu

Council Vice Chair, Chair of GBTA Sustainability Committee and Manager, Travel Services, Salesforce

Delphine Millot

Senior Vice President, Sustainability, GBTA