Sustainable business travel

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

Sustainable policies can be good for the environment and for business

As businesses rethink and rebuild their travel programs 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 program.

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Assess the sustainability of your existing travel program

Before you can build sustainability practices into your travel program, 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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Jump-start planning and implementation of an eco-strategy into your travel program

Sustainability is no longer a buzzword, it’s a mandate. From the C-Suite to the front lines, travel leaders are encouraged and pushed to build sustainability into their programs and the choices they offer.

  • 37% of travel managers anticipate their company’s travel policies will change in the next 12 months to better comply with sustainability goals.
  • 89% of business travellers will take extra steps over the next 12 months to reduce the environmental impact of their business travel.

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The importance to sustainability to business travelers

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

  • 97% of corporate travelers would increase journey time if it significantly reduced environmental impact 
  • 80% of business travelers are more inclined to work for an organization 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

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, traveler 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.

Learn about Concur Request