If it hasn’t happened already, requests for event sustainability metrics may soon be the norm.
If you are looking for new ways to integrate the principles of responsible meetings into your event, these three sustainability conferences could be a good place to start.
Groups can take a historic downtown walking tour to learn about some of the Victorian architecture that makes up Georgetown Square.
Forty years ago, today’s concept of sustainable development did not yet exist, but this didn’t stop the Puntacana Resort & Club from building a reserve that is considered a model for sustainability by today’s standards.
Groups will be led by experienced naturalists from local Sunrise Mountain Guides to construct bat houses and learn how they impact the survival rate of the area’s bats.
Staff members at the resort love the three queen bees onsite so much that they’ve incorporated them into Bee Breaks for small, executive VIP groups.
Forget the red carpet. A green carpet rolls out to meet Vancouver attendees.
Sustainability is a narrative of many languages, according to “Sustainable Meeting and Event Practices: The State of the Industry,” a new study commissioned by the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC).
Pura vida (pure life) has grown to include sustainable gastronomy programs in Costa Rica.
A cam positioned on the 7-acre green roof of the Javits Center speaks to the eye-catching draw of the space to both wildlife and potential visitors.
Estrel Berlin, Europe's largest hotel, convention and entertainment centre, is also one of the most sustainable gigs in town.
visitBerlin's new event format is expanding the horizon for green meetings.
Since launching over a decade ago, Sustainable Brands’ value-based approach to commerce has been embraced by over a million business leaders worldwide.
In her Eventcellany blog, sustainability expert Shawna McKinley of MeetGreen offers the following alternatives to using PVC at events.
Pete Pearson, WWF’s director of food waste, will speak about food-waste prevention and food recovery, helping businesses understand the intersection of agriculture and wildlife conservation.
Invite alligators, turtles or even snakes to your next event at Westin Jekyll Island.
Try to source local fruit and vegetables that are in season. It may cost a little bit more, but it will definitely taste better.
The Marieta Island's famous Hidden Beach is set to close for two months to undergo an essential environmental conservation program.
Spring doesn’t really get more fragrant than in Monaco, where an abundance of gardens create opportunity for elaborate, color-swept events.
The resort's cold water is cooled by a pre-chill system using outdoor temperatures instead of chillers, and the hot water is heated by geothermal energy.
With overfishing dramatically disrupting the balance of life in our oceans, here are 5 ideas for incorporating sustainable seafood into your event:
A 15-minute yoga session or Zumba class can provide a much-needed boost of energy that will last longer than a shot of espresso.
Pay particular attention to fish and tropical fruit. These can significantly increase the carbon footprint of your menu.
"A team made up of people of different ages can have combined benefits. For example, the younger generation may have a better command of new technologies and the older generation could have a better understanding of a well-anchored corporate culture.”
The more you can quantify your results—as in the number of trees saved—the more committed your stakeholders will be toward green meetings.
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