Tourlane offsets carbon emissions for itself and travelers in 2020

PhocusWire | February 07, 2020

Tourlane claims it has offset the company and travelers’ carbon emissions for the entire year in 2020. The Berlin-based company, which specializes in tailor-made trips, included estimated emissions from operations as well as those generated by customers from flights, accommodation, ground transport and food. The announcement is part of a partnership with climate technology specialist Planetly, which aims to create a “data-driven approach to highlight sustainability gaps” in travel.

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As the age-related demographic shift takes place across the globe, staying active and engaged will be essential to ensure the health and well-being of individuals and society as a whole. Globally, there will be 1 billion people over the age of 60 by 2020, and currently, in the United States, there is already a higher proportion of people over 60 than under 15.

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As the age-related demographic shift takes place across the globe, staying active and engaged will be essential to ensure the health and well-being of individuals and society as a whole. Globally, there will be 1 billion people over the age of 60 by 2020, and currently, in the United States, there is already a higher proportion of people over 60 than under 15.

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