Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

2012 Sustainable Travel Policies Benchmarking Study - Europe and Australia (Select Pages)

256 views

Published on

Sustainability initiatives are playing an increasingly important factor in managed travel programs, according to new research released by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). In conjunction with the regional GBTA Sustainability Committees, travel managers in the United States, Europe and Australia were surveyed for their opinions on sustainability or “green” efforts when it comes to their business travel programs.


The full report is available for purchase for non-members and at no cost for GBTA members. To learn more about the Global Business Travel Association please visit www.gbta.org.

Published in: Travel
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

2012 Sustainable Travel Policies Benchmarking Study - Europe and Australia (Select Pages)

  1. 1. 2012 Sustainable Travel Policies Benchmarking Study - Europe and AustraliaEurope and Australia June 2012 11 1
  2. 2. CSR Initiatives Present Within Organisation • Travel risk management and travel demand management are the most commonly• Travel risk management and travel demand management are the most commonly established sustainability initiatives currently in place, or soon to be, within respondents’ organisations. 76% 68% 78% 75% 68% 52% 59% 45%44% Plan to do so (n=29*-84) 31% 19% 38% 32% Currently have in place (n=130) Travel demand t Travel risk t "Greening" b i Enviromental i Human rights, i l Internal P Q6. Which of the following Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, if any, does your company currently have in place? mgmt.mgmt.your business travel program sourcing criteria social investments, volunteerism Programmes 19 currently have in place? Q7. When, if ever, do you anticipate your company establishing each of the following Corporate Social Environmental Responsibility (CSR) initiatives? *Note: Small base sizes = Significantly higher than 2011 U.S. Benchmark, = Significantly lower than 2011 U.S. Benchmark
  3. 3. • However more than one third of travel buyers who have not made supplier changes plan Future Supplier Changes -Among those who have not yet changed suppliers for CSR- • However, more than one-third of travel buyers who have not made supplier changes plan to do so sometime in the next two years to comply with new CSR related travel policies. • As seen with other sustainability initiatives, those with a higher travel spend are more likely to do so. % Who plan to do so 37% 35% 41% 43% Total Airlines (n=87-99) % Who plan to do so 35% 37% 32% 32% Australia Hotels (n=22-23*) A 23% 43% 33% 45% Europe EU Low Travel Spend Car rentals/Ground transportation (n=64-75) B 51% 33% 55% 32% EU Low Travel Spend EU High Travel Spend (n=34-39) C (n=29*-35) C C 27 59% (n 29 35) D Q21. When, if ever, do you anticipate changing the following types of suppliers in order to comply with new CSR related travel policies? *Note: Small base sizes = Significantly higher than 2011 U.S. Benchmark

×