Sustainable business travel

Build sustainability into your travel programme and equip employees with tools to achieve sustainability goals.

Sustainable policies can be good for business and the environment

As businesses rethink and rebuild their travel programmes for a post-pandemic world, it’s a perfect time for travel managers to establish new practices and metrics that embrace sustainability, safety, and convenience. Get the eBook and learn five tips for adding sustainability to your travel programme.

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Assess the sustainability of your existing travel programme

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Before you can build sustainability practices into your travel programme, you need to know where your business is today. That’s why we’ve created a tool to help you assess your corporate travel sustainability and see how your business compares to others in your industry and region.

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See how your sustainability efforts compare with others

Recent research explored trends, opinions, and approaches to achieving more sustainable travel. Download the full report and see how your approach to sustainability compares to thousands of travel decision makers and travellers who shared insights including:

  • Why sustainability matters to travel decision-makers
  • How business travellers think about sustainable travel
  • The business value of sustainable travel policies
  • Barriers to overcome and incentives to drive progress

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The importance of sustainability to business travellers

As business travel resumes, sustainability is top of mind for many business travellers. From prioritising fuel-efficient flights to electric ground transportation to opting for virtual meetings, business travellers are rethinking travel habits and looking at travel through a sustainability lens. A recent report found that: 

  • 97% of corporate travellers would increase journey time if it significantly reduced environmental impact 
  • 80% of business travellers are more inclined to work for an organisation with a sustainability policy 
  • 69% of travel managers have updated travel policies or guidelines to have a greater focus on sustainability

Tips for sustainable travel

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Can corporate travel reboot its sustainability drive?

As corporate travel continues its comeback post-Covid, sustainability performance is under scrutiny once more. But, with business poorly resourced and budgets feeling the pinch, can under-pressure decision-makers identify the barriers and prioritise improvements?
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Is sustainability a priority in the current climate?

As face-to-face meetings and the international events circuit spring back to life, corporate travel is on the rise again. In the rush to recover lost business revenues, however, will sustainability be seen as an essential ticket to success, or simply an add-on?

See how these SAP Concur solutions can increase sustainability for your business

Concur Travel

Highlight sustainable partners, communicate sustainability initiatives, and guide employees toward greener travel before, during, and after their trip.

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Get data insights into carbon emissions, top destinations, green suppliers, traveller spending behaviors, and more.

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TripIt Pro

Show employees their individual travel footprint and give them practical options for offsetting their impact.

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Concur Request

Configure rules to meet unique travel needs and make sure sustainability is built into your travel and expense spending policies.

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