b'BACK TO NAVIGATIONBUSINESS TRAVELAcross Australia, the impact of COVID restrictions has reduced TOTAL BUSINESS TRAVEL EMISSIONS emissions from transport by 13 percent. Tonnes C0 -e per employee2In the year to March 2021, transport accounted for 17.5per cent of Australias national inventory. (Source: Quarterly Update of Australias National Greenhouse Gas Inventory: March 2021). The transport sector includes emissions from the direct combustion of fuels by2.23 2.18 2.19road, rail, sea and aviation transport. While global air travel accounts for only two to three percent of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.1.46The main fuels used for transport are petrol, diesel oil, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and aviation fuel.0.14While domestic air travel for business and recreation was severely2017 2018 2019 2020 2021affected by the COVID restrictions, freight and other transportation Total Travelof goods continued by air and was often supplemented by road.BUSINESS FLIGHT EMISSIONS 2021 AusLSA Member Performance Tonnes C0 -e per employee2Emissions from business travel this year reduce to only twelve percent of members gross emissions. Border closures and lockdowns meant that air travel almost ceased. Of the total travel emissions, thirteen percent of those related to hire cars and taxis. The good news is that firms were able to become more reliant on video-conferencing tools and other wide-area audio and video technologies, with little2.16 2.11 2.13detriment to client service.1.41Business travel emissions per employee reduced to 0.14 tonnes per0.12person, a reduction of ninety-two percent from last year. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021The current experiences in being able to effectively conduct businessFlightswithout high travel emissions from flying provide an important precedent as firms are consider options to limit growth in post COVID greenhouse gas emissions.2020 TOTAL TRAVEL Tonnes C0 -e per employee for all firms20.12 AVERAGE0.000.62 MINIMUM MAXIMUM69'