Key issues identified
Travel companies main focus is environmental considerations, especially reduction of emissions, energy use, and sustainable building and property development . A number of leading companies are also focusing on talent development and staff engagement in sustainability and volunteering.
Strategy & approach
This sector tends to have a particularly diverse leadership, with many considering the responsibility mindset of the board and training senior manager on long term sustainability visions and plans.
A significant number of companies have also begun to assess the economic value that non-financial issues bring to their business.
Many raise the issue of engaging customers in sustainability issues, and this is an important area on which we look forward to seeing some significant progress in future years.
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