2. Using communication technologies instead of travel

Telecommunication technologies can be used instead of traveling to a meeting. The 'richness' of the communication experience can vary from using high-bandwidth video-conferencing facilities to simple online text-based chat.

The OUCS WebEx service which provides facilities to share presentations, a whiteboard, applications and even the whole desktop. Participants can also see each other using webcams. WebEx has been used in the University to run interviews and meetings that would otherwise involve international travel.

Travel will be accounted for under scope 3 emissions reporting.

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