Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has named John Nicholls as global
head of ESG and sustainability in a newly created global role designed
to elevate CTM’s sustainability strategy and customer solutions.
Prior to joining CTM, Nicholls successfully delivered carbon
reduction initiatives and social benefits to improve sustainability
visibility and performance for organisations across the public and
private sectors including defence, infrastructure services, transport,
telecommunication, oil and gas, and construction industries.
He is equipped with degree qualifications in environmental science
and professional accreditations in infrastructure sustainability (ISAP)
and possesses expertise in aligning organisations to sustainability
performance standards including the United Nations Sustainable
Development Goals (UNSDG) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
standards, among others.
CTM managing director, Jamie Pherous, said: “Our suite of sustainable
travel solutions leads the industry and is highly aligned to our
customers’ feedback and needs. They want to make more informed and
sustainable travel decisions while driving growth and sustainability for
their business, and they understand that business travel is a key
enabler of those outcomes."
Underlining Pherous' remarks, CTM’s 2022 global customer survey found
that 56.8% of respondents seek sustainability features when selecting
an airline, hotel and car rental provider, while 70.3% of respondents
said access to information relating to supply chain sustainability
strategies will be "important" to "very important" in the coming 12