TravelPerk launches carbon impact reporting and offsetting

In what it calls the first step in an effort to become a “sustainable travel agent,” Barcelona-based business travel platform TravelPerk is launching a new solution, GreenPerk. Employees of TravelPerks’ 3,500 business customers – including companies such as GetYourGuide, Transferwise and Farfetch - will now see data about the carbon footprint of their flights, hotel stays and ground transportation options as they are making booking decisions in the platform. Travel managers at those companies will then have the option to offset that impact for a fee of about €27 for every ton of CO2 emitted, which TravelPerk says equates to about 4% of the cost of a business trip. That money, minus a small fee TravelPerk will keep to cover administrative costs, will go to Atmosfair, a non-profit that works with local partners that provide United Nations-endorsed carbon mitigation projects.

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