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In the new normal, define a travel policy with an hybrid approach: make business travels less frequent & favor longer stays. Continue using videoconference as much as possible.
Incentivize your employees to travel less by setting up objectives in terms of travels (example : max 2 regional flights per month...). Invest the savings made in other areas (brainstorm ideas with a sustainable give back outlook).
Measure and offset the travels' Carbon Footprint of your employees travelling abroad or relocating. Offset the CO2 emissions with some mechanisms (example : Plant a tree for each longhaul flight, or for each tradeshow you exhibit).
When relocating, favor to use recycled boxes for packing and shipping option (less emissions) than air freight.
Transport accounts for around one-fifth of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions
Some travel carbon footprint calculators:
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Working across teams and cultural boundaries, she became passionate about helping teams and leaders navigate through changes and make sustainable decisions for themselves and their teams, balancing the short-term and long-term impacts in organisations.
She moved to Singapore for a professional opportunity 9 years ago. Back in 2016, she added a coaching hat to her HR experience, got trained and certified with the idea that sometimes what employees and leaders are missing is to reconnect with what is really important for them, what makes them successful, or on the contrary slows them down.
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