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GBT's Nora Lovell Marchant
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has appointed Nora Lovell Marchant as its vice president, global sustainability. GBT says the new role was created "to drive and coordinate enterprise-wide green initiatives and enable it to achieve targets set out in its sustainability strategy". Si-Yeon Kim, GBT’s chief risk & compliance officer and executive chair of ESG, said: “Nora has been central to embedding the foundation of sustainability at GBT and helping drive the wider environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda across the organisation. Nora’s appointment underlines GBT’s determination to lead the global business travel industry to a greener future.”Previously, Lovell Marchant was GBT’s director of global regulatory compliance in which role she developed GBT’s sustainability strategy, including the establishment of green targets, the creation of GBT’s sustainability value proposition and introducing carbon filters on the Neo online booking tool.The company has a target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2025 and aims to work with clients and partners to drive aviation towards net zero carbon by 2050.