Food waste, sourcing food and beverage and responsible destination experiences are three of the biggest challenges that sustainable meetings face.
Meeting planners can learn a lot about sustainable events from next week’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo being held in Boston.
According to ECPAT-USA Executive Director Carol Smolenski, the next initiative from her organization will be to create a training program for people who work in travel management companies.
Meeting attendees can fight human trafficking by uploading hotel room photos to a new app called TraffickCam which helps investigators gather information.
Community services activities at meetings are more popular now than ever. But not every meeting can accommodate a full-blown community service activity—there may just not be enough time in the program or the logistics may seem too daunting. Ira Alemas of impact4good shares some of his top CSR activity options for giving back under a time crunch.
If you think one simple step by one event professional doesn’t make a difference: think again. Even everyday decisions can make a big impact, says Nancy J. Zavada of MeetGreen.