Building Sustainability into the Modern Business Landscape

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In 2019, business travel represented 2.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. For most companies, however, it constitutes a far greater percentage of the overall footprint. While longer term innovations such as sustainable aviation fuel and carbon capture technologies will help reduce the emissions in the future, the most expedient path to reducing emissions today will be to reduce overall air travel. On the surface this may seem daunting, but the rapid shift to virtual meetings in 2020 helped foster an understanding that business could be successfully conducted without travel.

As companies reopen their offices, many employees are looking for ways to maintain the productivity of remote work with a hybrid or flexible office setup. A critical part of this new work style is the impact it has on commuting emissions. Fewer commuters generally means less emissions and companies planning to redesign the way employees work should consider environmental impact when they make plans to return to brick-and-mortar offices.

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