The new GreenPerk tool was March 2 by TravelPerk In response to
the growing demand from business travel professionals for better carbon footprint measurement tools, TravelPerk adds a new solution to the business travel landscape. The aptly named GreenPerk was introduced Wednesday with the ambition of enabling companies to ” analyze the impact of their business travel and create sustainable travel policies to achieve zero carbon.” ” After almost two years of remote work, the need to return to face-to-face meetings is paramount to foster creativity and collaboration within teams,” note the project leaders. “At the same time, sustainability has become a top priority and business leaders are now looking to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and implement sound sustainable practices. As a result, there has never been a greater need for companies to quantify the environmental impact of travel and hybrid work
GreenPerk is aimed at business travelers, who can upload their carbon footprint data to TravelPerk and then offset it. The platform intends to cover the various aspects of travel, namely air, rail, accommodation and car rental. As for the company, based on the numerous information centralized by TravelPerk, it can refine its travel policy, and push towards more carbon-efficient choices at the time of booking
not just reducing travel-related emissions, but integrating this information into a broader approach to addressing the environmental impact of collaboration in a hybrid work environment
” The launch of the GreenPerk API is an exciting step for TravelPerk in achieving our long-term mission: to connect people in real life in a fun and sustainable way,” enthuses Avi Meir. The CEO and co-founder of TravelPerk continues: ” We recognize the challenge of building a sustainable strategy and as a company we wanted to focus on providing an open, flexible and easy to integrate solution. The GreenPerk API will allow companies to think about sustainability holistically, i.e., not just reducing travel-related emissions, but integrating this information into a broader approach that aims to address the environmental impact of collaboration in a hybrid work environment where business travel is a key component
I’m Michelle, and I love to travel. As a former hotel expert for one of the world’s largest hotel chains, I’ve stayed in nearly every type of room imaginable (including many that were not so desirable!). Nowadays, I am fortunate enough to be able to explore the world on my own terms. From international flights to learning different languages, there is nothing too far out of reach!