In late January 2019, the Events Industry Council (EIC) released four new sustainability principles that incorporate all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and define what a fully sustainable event is for the first time. The initiative, aimed at encouraging and helping planners and organizations implement sustainable practices, entailed months of collaboration among leading industry voices.
Meeting planners in the Meetings Today Market Trends Survey respond as whether they offer sustainable, or green, meetings.
Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference and expo, asks attendees to take a sustainability pledge as part of registering for the event. Suggesting concrete action items encourages attendees to make a personal investment in the show’s sustainability goals.
The Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu is launching the Hoʻomaluō Program, a comprehensive environmental sustainability initiative with the goal of enhancing the overall meetings experience. The Hoʻomaluō Program is kicking off in conjunction with the 2018 American Dental Association (ADA) – America’s Dental Meeting, held October 18-22, 2018.
The ways in which events are becoming sustainable, sometimes to the goal of zero waste, are increasingly innovative and exciting.
What’s your plan for Earth Day? This Sunday, April 22, 2018, billions of people around the world will turn their attention toward the environment. There’s no better time for meeting planners to make or renew a commitment to sustainability at events.
For groups, sustainability in this New England trio comes in many shades of green—inspiration included.
Denver and Boulder naturally top the list of cities that can provide a “green” experience for meetings.
The Argonaut, a Noble House Hotel, has been named an SF Green Business by the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. (1822-1903), the father of American landscape architecture, enjoys a singular artistic legacy.