Travel provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the world’s most remarkable ecosystems and natural treasures. Yet it’s no secret that travel can be a burden on the environment and the wild places we visit. But this doesn’t have to be the case. There are plenty of ways that you can transform your impact on the planet and green your travels. In fact, when tourism is done in a conscientious manner, it has the power to create benefits for nature and wildlife. In honor of this coming Earth Day, we’re dishing up our top five tips for more eco-friendly travel.
Seattle, WA (April 13, 2022) – Today, Sustainable Travel International released an embeddable carbon footprint calculator for calculating and offsetting travel emissions. Now, any company can power carbon offsetting directly from their own website.
Seattle, WA (March 24, 2022) – Today, Sustainable Travel International launched a new online carbon footprint calculator that promotes climate-friendly travel by enabling users to measure and offset their travel emissions. This new tool is designed specifically for travel activities including commercial and charter flights, vehicles, cruises, liveaboards, and yachts.
We are thrilled to welcome Ivory Vogt as the newest member of our Sustainable Travel International team. Born in Palau and currently living in Germany, Ivory possesses a love for travel and feels strongly about our need to protect the places we visit. In her role as a Program Manager, Climate & Resilience, Ivory will translate her enthusiasm into action by encouraging climate-friendly travel. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ivory to learn a little more about her own story and her passion for sustainable tourism.
Travel is a carbon-intensive activity, generating 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions. As companies evolve to the new normal and travel recommences, there is an opportunity for businesses to green their corporate travel programs as part of their commitment to Net Zero.
Is your company ready to take climate action and work towards net zero emissions? Before you dive straight into reducing and offsetting your carbon emissions, there’s one preliminary step you should take. In order to decarbonize your company, you must first understand how much carbon you’re emitting. In other words, step one on your journey to carbon neutrality should be measuring your company’s carbon footprint!
This blog post is designed to give you a deeper understanding of your company’s carbon footprint and how to go about calculating it. Let’s get started with the basics.