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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).
The more you can quantify your results—as in the number of trees saved—the more committed your stakeholders will be toward green meetings.
“If you were to take a satellite picture of Singapore, 50 percent of the land is covered by greenery. The green value proposition we have for our visitors isn’t just at the property level, but the destination level.”
"There is a feeling throughout the meetings industry from suppliers that they would implement more standards if planners were asking for it."
Two important events took place in Montreal on Earth Day in April, just after the release of the new APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards. First,...
Sustainability in Portland is a way of life with a small town vibe belying its cosmopolitan amenities, complemented with a youthful, earthy vigor common...