Green meetings are growing fast, with some companies cruising straight to eco-consciousness and others taking smaller steps. But, surely and steadily, planners and hoteliers are moving toward the same goal—sustainability.
When it comes to green meetings, George Gay wrote the book. Or at least the RFP. As CEO of First Affirmative Financial Network, in Colorado Springs, Colo., a network of financial advisers who practice socially responsible investing, Gay plans the annual SRI in the Rockies Conference, a model of social responsibility (and not only with regard to the environment). The first conference, in 1990, was “45 people at a Colorado dude ranch,” he remembers. By 2007, attendance hit 663, selling out ...
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