As mobile technologies become more affordable and reliable, telecommuting will be an attractive option (although, still less than 2% of US employees telecommute), according to the latest issue of EL Insights.
In 2010 an estimated 40% of employees hold jobs that could be easily translated into telecommuting which could save $500 billion overall, and employees could save between $3,400 and $10,500 in transportation and other work-related costs, not including the cost of daycare or the potential for home office tax breaks.
The United States continues to lead the worldwide business travel market; however, the expansion of Asian markets will undoubtedly transform the future of travel as airlines and other green transportation options emerge in China.
State government incentives have been a popular way to keep down emissions by encouraging…
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