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Travel

GOLSPIE TRAVEL ICONMeeting stakeholders, partners and colleagues is a vital part of how the Scottish Government carries out its duties, and staff need to travel to do this.  Our Travel Strategy encourages all Scottish Government staff to travel using the greenest and most cost-effective method possible.

In our Travel Strategy we have identified four ambitious targets.  Based upon 2013-14 levels of IT use, business travel and fleet activity, we aim to achieve the following improvements:

Target reduction Baseline year Deadline

Reduce business related travel emissions

40% 2013-14 March 2020

 

Target reduction Baseline year Deadline

Reduce the number of business flights to/from London

20% 2013-14 March 2017
50% 2013-14 March 2020

 

Target increase Baseline year Deadline

Increase the number of meetings using video or audio technologies

20% 2013-14 March 2017
50% 2013-14 March 2020

 

Target increase Baseline year Deadline

Increase the proportion of electric and hybrid vehicles in the Pool Car and Government Car Service fleets

20 percentage points 2013-14 March 2020