Green Conferences

In Greening The Sustainable Enterprise Conference we've consulted many sources, used our own best practices and learned from trial. To help you green your next event here's a short list of links:

Green Mary
www.Green-Mary.com 

Sustainable Event Alliance
http://sustainable-event-alliance.org

The Green Meeting Industry Council
http://www.gmicglobal.org/

US EPA - Green Meetings Initiative 
http://www.epa.gov/oppt/greenmeetings/pubs/basic.html

8 Ways to Reduce Food Wastes at Events
http://www.pcma.org/convene-content/convene-article/2015/07/01

Carbon Nutral Events - David Suzuki

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/what-you-can-do/reduce-your-carbon-footprint/how-to-host-a-sustainable-carbon-neutral-conference-or-other-event/

Each year for a carbon offset we donate raffle proceeds to a local environmental organization. Read more


 

Meeting ROI from Meetings Mean Business (MMB)

Small Business Survey. In December MMB released a survey finding that small business owners agree that in-person meetings are a worthwhile investment and deliver a return-on-investment. The results of the survey were published in a number of industry publications including Meetings NetSmart Meetings, and Meetings & Conventions.
 
Want to learn more? Check out their key findingsinfographic, and blog post.