Decarbonising Travel and Tourism: Is the Industry Doing Enough?

Decarbonising Travel and Tourism: Is the Industry Doing Enough?

6 Nov 2019, 11:15 - 12:15

Europe Inspiration Zone

There is a growing awareness of the climate change crisis with school strikes and the Extinction Rebellion movement. Business as usual is no longer sensible and is increasingly recognised as a poor business strategy. Our panel will share with you their views about how we address the challenge of reducing our carbon emissions – we cannot continue to leave it to others.


  • Tanya Beckett



    She has worked on a variety of programmes in both New York and London on BBWorldNews, the Newschannel, Radio 4 and BBC1 and BBC2 including Our World,...

  • Madhu Rajesh


    Director of International Tourism Partnership

    Business in the Community

    Madhu began her career working in operations, sales and marketing across the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the UK for a range of hotel groups. She...

  • Saskia Griep


    Founder & CEO

    Better Places

    Saskia Griep is the Founder and CEO of Better Places (NL), Fairaway (DE) and Better Places Travel (EN).  With a background in tourism, anthropology...

  • Justin Francis


    Co-founder & CEO

    Responsible Travel

    Justin Francis co-founded Responsible Travel, the world’s first business dedicated entirely to sustainable/responsible tourism in 2001. Prior to that...

  • Jane Ashton


    Director of Sustainability

    TUI Group PLC

    Jane Ashton is Director of Sustainability at TUI Group PLC.  Jane leads the team that has accelerated the world’s leading tourism group forward on...

  • Albert Dalmau


    Manager of Economy, Resources and Economic Promotion

    City Council of Barcelona

    With a degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona; and studies about London and Global...