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Airlines poor on ‘soft’ issues, says PwC

15 November 2011 -

(Financial Times) By Rose Jacobs

Airlines are doing a poor job of keeping shareholders informed about a range of “soft” measures that can affect the bottom line, from carbon emissions to customer service and board diversity.

The industry lags behind other sectors such as mining or oil and gas at consistent and relevant sustainability reporting, according to research by PwC, with fewer than four in 10 of the top 100 airlines by revenues issuing even the most rudimentary of reports.

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Hotel industry moves to standardise carbon reporting efforts

31 August 2011 -

(BusinessGreen) August 30, 2011
Many of the world’s largest hotel chains have announced they will take part in a major new initiative designed to deliver carbon footprinting and reporting standards for the global hospitality industry.

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Travelocity’s Barbara Anderson on the ‘Better Travel, Better World’ Program

7 July 2011 -

Barbra Anderson, Travelocity from DallasSVP on Vimeo.

Eurostar rail against climate change

8 February 2011 -

Integrating sustainability as part of your customer offering and ensuring it encompasses your business targets.
Peter Bragg, environment and energy manager, Eurostar.

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