53% of KPMG’s UK carbon footprint is business travel (2008/09). Travel is conducted for both client (70%), and internal business (30%) purposes. As travel forms such a significant part of their carbon footprint, the need for a sustainable approach to travel is imperative.
What and How:
Commuting is an important issue to KPMG, and the company provides incentives and guidance to their staff on London travel. Incentives include: season ticket loans, free Oyster Cards and the bike to work scheme. Guidance includes: travel journey planners providing public transport, cycle and walking routes to their offices and the 'Saving for Good' campaign - including a focus on Travel Avoidance.
Overall, this series of programmes has had the following impacts in the last twelve months: