Companies Move To Science-Based Targets For Mitigating Corporate Travel’s Environmental Impact

Companies everywhere sound serious when they say they intend to make operations more sustainable. A surge in those publicizing targets and signing climate protection commitments includes several big names that assigned “science-based” goals to business travel emissions reductions. 

EY, one of the world’s largest business travel spenders, aims to be carbon negative this year by removing and offsetting more carbon than it emits. Business air travel accounted for 75 percent of its total 2019 global carbon emissions. Against that baseline, the multinational professional services firm targeted a 35 percent reduction in all business travel . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.
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