Air travel gets a lot of attention, but lodging also generates greenhouse gas emissions. Given the number of hotel options in a given market, there may be more that companies can do about it. To overcome inconsistent reporting and disparate methodologies across the industry, some corporate buyers are developing their own hotel assessment tools. A few new initiatives among intermediaries could help companies make sense of the data and better inform travelers as they make booking decisions.
According to Jake Shirmer, a senior manager and sustainability specialist for Deloitte Consulting, overall there are more than 200 initiatives . . .