I'm the founder of FutureWork IQ where I spend my time assisting businesses to improve their climate literacy so as to understand the projected impacts from the expanding climate crisis and how to adapt their workplaces in the face of these impacts.

If we believe the science and we absolutely should (See Scientists warn we have almost run out of time) then we must with urgency change the way we do things.

This is why this move is smart:

“And before travel fully takes off again, some organizations and individuals are taking steps to rein it in. Adding significantly to the pressure are commitments that many companies are making to trim their emissions — goals that often involve slashing the carbon footprint of employees’ business travel.”

‘This could have been a Zoom meeting’: Companies Rethink Travel

How far are you down the road of “slashing the carbon footprint of employees?

Business faces two choices really, one, implement these changes voluntarily or two be forced to do so by looming legislation. As always, voluntary change is way less disruptive than forced change.