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The Business of Travel

Welcome to GBTA's official podcast covering all things business travel!

Mar 4, 2024

Welcome to the Carbon Compass, a sustainability and planet-focused subseries of the Business of Travel podcast. 

In each episode, we will unveil inspiring stories, innovative strategies, and impactful initiatives from special guests: Leaders committed to steering the course toward a more sustainable future for business travel. Together, we explore, unpack, and demystify the world of sustainability in business travel. 

In this first episode, Mike Nicholus, Global Operations Environment Director for Accenture, explores what sustainable business travel means in the context of global sustainability efforts, and dives into what was needed internally to move the needle on sustainability. Lastly, he gives some insights on what the future of sustainable business travel might look like. 

The Business of Travel Podcast is your ultimate guide to navigating the ever-evolving realm of business travel. Each week, a new episode hosted by seasoned corporate travel professionals presents an engaging and enlightening exploration of key topics shaping the world of business travel today.  

The Business of Travel is the official podcast of the Global Business Travel Association. Visit to learn more. 


Host & Guest Info 

Mike Nicholus, Accenture 

Fanny Everard, GBTA 


Key Topics Discussed 

Sustainability, GBTA Foundation, Climate Change, 

Travel Management, Carbon Accounting, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive  


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Music track is Space Jazz by Kevin MacLeod  

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