BCD Travel goes all in with sustainability

BCD EVP Kathy Jackson explains their approach to corporate social responsibility.

Kathy Jackson, BCD Travel executive vice president

Sustainability plays a critical role in BCD Travel’s approach to business. That includes strategic sustainability practices to support customers, colleagues and the communities where BCD has a presence, says Kathy Jackson, executive vice president for BCD Travel, in a July 2018 blog post.

“To all of us at BCD Travel, sustainability means ethically managing our environmental, social and financial responsibilities to ensure business continues to grow whilst building a better world and working environment for future generations,” Jackson says.

It’s not just a “feel good” exercise. BCD customers benefit from the services of ethically sourced suppliers who adhere to BCD’s code of conduct. BCD also helps clients by implementing solutions like TripSource® and DecisionSource®, which provide travel managers with better, more accurate data about their programs and helps minimize risk to business travelers. The company has instituted a global energy savings program that decreased its carbon footprint by 6.8%, compared to the previous year. And it supports 30 social and regional projects in the communities where employees live and work.

Read Kathy’s full blog here and follow her on LinkedIn.

To learn more about sustainability at BCD Travel, read this summary of our 2018 Sustainability Report or a case study about how BCD became the first TMC to earn EcoVadis gold for sustainability.

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