Eco Vadis

The EcoVadis medal validates our commitments to environmental, social and ethical performance, bolstering our reputation as a responsible and forward-thinking organization. It demonstrates our dedication to sustainability and instills trust and confidence in our stakeholders.

In 2023, Goelett proudly earned a Silver EcoVadis Medal, an accomplishment that places us within the top 25% of all companies assessed in the Sustainable Rating. This recognition reflects our commitment to sustainability and responsible growth.  
 
As a travel procurement tool, we understand that our influence extends beyond our organization to impact our clients and the wider supply chain. Given the substantial reach of our client and user base, we recognize the significant role we play in promoting sustainable procurement practices, 
a responsibility we take seriously. Our “advanced” score in this regard underscores our dedication to fostering positive sustainability outcomes within our sphere of influence. 

Goelett eco features

We are committed to making a positive impact on the environment. We proudly support a range of sustainable eco solutions that empower business to travel responsibly. From reducing carbon footprint to promoting green practices, we strive to provide innovative and eco-friendly travel solutions for greener future.

Goelett CO2 Budget Feature for responsible business travel management with emissions tracking for business hotels

Carbon under control

For low-cost airlines CO2 emission is automatically displayed. For regular airlines user has to click the cloud icon to see the value (as data is pulled in real time).

Promoting eco-friendly travel policies

It is possible to switch off airline connections for the journeys that is shorter than indicated. User will have to choose a train instead. Apart of the trip duration, also certain routes can be predefined. These configurations are possible to set up in the Travel Policy administration.

Goelett business travel options with SBT for train and plane bookings - Smart solutions for business trips
Professionnels attendant un vol avec un self booking tool pour gérer leurs déplacements professionnels et voyages d'affaires via Goelett

Rail vs Plane comparison

Users can easily search for both means of transport, using preferences of both rail and air. Goelett presents all results in a similar manner on same one timetable with same main elements of the offer to easy compare: policy compliance, price, duration, CO2 emission.

Smarter commute

Thanks to the map view user can select one od defined points of interest or enter exact address when looking for a hotel. Traveller can plan the stay near the meeting venue so can walk or bike. 

Goelett user booking a train for a business trip with suggestions for sustainable business trips to Berlin, Prague and Vienna

Hotel ECO amenities

We empower travellers to make smart choices by providing detailed descriptions of hotel facilities in three key categories:

Sustainable Travel

Goelett Statement on ESG

At Goelett, sustainability is at the core of our business. We are dedicated to addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) challenges within the travel industry and making a meaningful impact on the planet and the communities we serve.

We prioritize the integration of ESG principles into every aspect of our operations. Our commitment extends beyond financial performance as we aim to create positive change in the environment, society, and for our stakeholders.

By choosing Goelett as your travel solutions provider, you are partnering with a company that shares your values and is working towards a more sustainable and responsible future.

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We offer a range of configurable solutions that support eco travel and can be tailored to meet our customers’ specific needs.


Sustainability principles

Follow international commitments relating to social responsibility and environment protection

Goelett starts emission inventory and analysis to define the baseline of emissions for our organization and to establish near and long-term reduction targets. We aim to work towards achieving net zero according to Science Based Targets initiative. Goelett adheres to the UN Global Compact for corporate responsibility and human rights.

Comply with applicable laws and regulations

Goelett has legal, fiscal, regulatory, and contractual obligations. Any initiative needs to comply with existing law, existing sector regulations and signed contracts.

Maintain governance practice

Goelett has established proper governance to assign and explain responsibilities, measure progress, assure handling violations and gather feedback for continuous improvement in sustainability area.

Sustain transparency with stakeholders

Goelett builds stable long-lasting relations with employees, partners, providers, clients, and all other stakeholders based on transparency, truth, commitment, and open dialog. All stakeholders receive required information and communication channels are adapted to be most effective to make sure trust is built.

Conserve environment

Our commitment to environmental conservation is exemplified through three key means in our everyday work: In our everyday work we:

  • work towards own organisation targets for energy efficiency, renewable energy sourcing, proper waste and water management,
  • positively impact clients and partners by designing product eco features,
  • promote the topic within the team and society.

Promote Sustainability

Goelett promotes economic, social and environmental sustainability internally among team members and externally among other stakeholders: our providers, partners, clients, application users, society.

Application of sustainable principles

How do we apply our sustainable principles

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Include criteria in decision making process

Principles are incorporated into our decision making processes. Product development, supplier management, office management, recruitment and all other processes should take into consideration impact on environment and society. Elements substancial to Goelett’s business are:

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Established sustainable procurement

Goelett, as a procurement solution for business travel, should specifically focus on sustainable procurement. In this area our impact is much bigger then our own operations it is as big as our customer base.

Goelett understands what is expected by its’ clients and what is required to meet own sustainability targets. We match it with suppliers feasibility.

We make sure our clients and suppliers share principles and sustainable goals – environmental and socialexpectations. We make sure all parties work together towards enforcing common sustainability principles along larger supply chain.

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Maintain culture of inclusion and diversity

Members of Goelett team with their diversity and openness, together with trust and collaboration are our biggest asset. Goelett guarantees every employee equal opportunity to professional and personal development. It enables every member of the team to perform work in best possible physical and psychological conditions. It provides workplace free of any discrimination, or harassment, or behaviour offensive to people rights and dignity.

Develop products and services that contribute to sustainability

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Goelett biggest impact on environment and society can be achieved by influencing our clients and users of our applications. According to our analysis Goelett online booking tool and hotel procurement platform strongly influence business travel processes of our clients. Our product development decisions contributes to more sustainable and fare economy.

Application of sustainable principles

Sustainable management

Comply with legislation

Goelett complies with applicable legislations, commitments and signed contractual obligations. To assuring compliance, Goelett has defined measures, set goals and targets, and reports progress on regular basis.

Maintain governance

Goelett has defined and assigned responsibilities, including responsibilities for all employees to act according to values, code of conduct, and policies; and to report any violations. These governance procedures also contain mechanism of identifying, reporting, and handling incidents of noncompliance

Use resources rationally

We use resources rationally, to reduce use of materials, water, energy and to limit amount of waste. We apply reuse, recycle best practices as well as we implement eco-efficient practices form datacentres to office kitchens.

Application of sustainable principles

Promoting sustainability

Promote culture and awareness among employees

Goelett employees are aware of environmental and social challenges as well as their own responsibility for environment, for workplace, and for society. Goelett team members know how to perform their tasks in accordance with existing policies and procedures. They are also able to recognize and properly react to any inappropriate or incorrect behaviour.

Professionnels discutant de solutions OBT pour la gestion efficace des voyages d'affaires avec Goelett, la plateforme de réservation innovante

Develop and promote initiatives

Goelett team members initate and promote actions and initiatives raising sustainability awareness among employees, and society. Different groups of stakeholders i.e. employees, partners, clients, suppliers are involved in these actions and initiatives to learn, share knowledge, define practices, and cooperate towards common goals.

Provide resources for employees to participate

Company provides employees with required resources to participate in Goelett efforts towards set sustainability goals. Goelett management, aware of employees sharing same values and involving in other initiatives with other organizations, also supports them in their personal efforts.

Plateforme de réservation en ligne OBT pour la gestion des voyages d'affaires et déplacements professionnels Goelett
Professionnel planifiant des voyages d'affaires avec une plateforme de réservation en ligne Goelett Professional planning business trips with a Goelett online booking platform

Contribute to research and development

Goelett performs research and development of business travel management processes and IT, especially in area of user experience, user behaviour and procurement business processes. Our work contributes towards more sustainable travel procurement management.

As an engineering organization, Goelett promotes science / research / fact-based knowledge about sustainability.

Looking for an answer?

Sustainability FAQs

1.

Goelett and its employees are committed to work towards economic, social, and environmental sustainability.  

Goelett defines it as a strategic commitment to achieve business targets, comply with legal and contractual obligations, establish transparent relations with stakeholders and contribute to society needs today and in future.

2.

Goelett promotes sustainability by: 

  • Organizing and promoting initiatives that grow awareness among all stakeholders, employees, partners, suppliers and clients; 
  • Providing employees with resources to participate in personal and company initiatives; 
  • Contributing to research and development in business travel industry and sharing science, research-based knowledge about sustainability. 

3.

Goelett conducts regular analyses of its operations, establishing measures, defining goals, and consistently reporting on progress. 

Details of our ESG efforts are shared with 3rd party auditors from EcoVadis, who awarded us with the Silver Certificate in 2023. 

4.

Goelett can provide CO2 information for online booked services: air, rail, and hotel. Transportation emission is retrieved from service providers. Accommodation CO2 estimation is based on The Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking Index. 

5.

ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. It is a framework that companies use to measure their non-financial performance. ESG factors are considered to be important for businesses because they can have a significant impact on a company’s long-term success. 

Environmental factors include a company’s impact on the environment, such as its greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, and waste disposal practices. Social factors include a company’s impact on its employees, customers, and communities, such as its labor practices, human rights, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Governance factors include a company’s corporate governance practices, such as its board structure, executive compensation, and risk management policies. 

In the business travel industry, ESG is gaining significance due to increasing investor demands for accountability and growing consumer preferences for socially and environmentally responsible companies, especially among millennials. Additionally, businesses are recognizing the financial benefits of strong ESG practices, as studies indicate they tend to outperform peers financially.

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