In the sustainable tourism debate, plane-travel has frequently been the subject of intense criticism: the carbon impact of the plane is higher than the ecological impact on the local destination. Of course, my position in this debate is far from neutral. First, travelling is essential to my career — how could we imagine the sustainability of the consultant activity if we had to stop travelling by plane or even by car? Secondly discovering new cultures, mountain climbing and learning from others is a passion and has brought me a lot.
In this debate, I have to consider my own position, the coherence and honesty of my actions, and my efforts, in both my private and professional life working towards a sustainable development. Continue Reading