Green Meetings/CSR http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Behind the Scenes of a Green Hotel http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/behind-scenes-green-hotel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel hosts back-of-house tours for meeting attendees, unveiling its sustainability programs and operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/behind-scenes-green-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/behind-scenes-green-hotel#comments Green Meetings/CSR Southeast Tue, 12 May 2015 19:10:00 +0000 49911 at http://meetingsnet.com What Do Rock Stars and Ted Turner’s Daughter Have To Do with Event Sustainability? http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/what-do-rock-stars-and-ted-turner-s-daughter-have-do-event-sustainability <div class="field-deck"> Inspiration, best practices, and eco-tours on tap at the Sustainable Meetings Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Sustainable Meetings Conference, which brings together professionals from all aspects of the meetings and events industry, will offer a colorful mix of inspiration, hands-on experiences, and best practices when it takes place June 17&ndash;19 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/what-do-rock-stars-and-ted-turner-s-daughter-have-do-event-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/what-do-rock-stars-and-ted-turner-s-daughter-have-do-event-sustainability#comments Green Meetings/CSR Tue, 12 May 2015 17:54:00 +0000 49891 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Tips for Going Green at Corporate Events http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-tips-going-green-corporate-events <div class="field-deck"> How to reduce, reuse, and recycle at your next meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22 each year, reminds us about the importance of being sustainable and environmentally conscious in our lives and businesses. Here are some tips on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle at your next meeting.</p> <p><strong>1. Location, location, location</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-tips-going-green-corporate-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-tips-going-green-corporate-events#comments Tips from Top Green Meetings/CSR Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:44:00 +0000 49271 at http://meetingsnet.com Be a Hero: Make a Difference on Earth Day http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/be-hero-make-difference-earth-day <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>April 22 marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and with it comes the annual call to action and an opportunity to make a difference. There are <a href="http://www.earthday.org/">many activities</a> to get involved with both locally and internationally as a way to recognize the day. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/be-hero-make-difference-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/be-hero-make-difference-earth-day#comments Green Meetings/CSR Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:20:00 +0000 48781 at http://meetingsnet.com Easy Carbon Calculator for Events http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/easy-carbon-calculator-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MeetGreen now offers the TerraPass Event Carbon Calculator to help event organizers understand and reduce their event’s total carbon emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/easy-carbon-calculator-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/easy-carbon-calculator-events#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Tech News/Trends Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:15:00 +0000 48601 at http://meetingsnet.com Image courtesy of MeetGreen and TerraPass At SXSW, Dogs Save Phones, Attendees Save Dogs http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sxsw-dogs-save-phones-attendees-save-dogs <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>At the upcoming SXSW conference/festival, a mobile phone battery case maker teams up with a St. Bernard rescue organization for a pretty unique service/corporate social responsibility activity: using rescue dogs to bring chargers to rescue attendees' dead cellphones. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sxsw-dogs-save-phones-attendees-save-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/sxsw-dogs-save-phones-attendees-save-dogs#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Tech face2face Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:18:00 +0000 48241 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Photo of Saint Bernard peering up through grass by <a class="owner-name truncate" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/hfb/" p="49" title="Go to Elaine Ashton's photostream">Elaine Ashton</a> via Flickr</p> The 470-Bus Event and 10 Other DMC Winners You’ve Got to See http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/470-bus-event-and-10-other-dmc-winners-you-ve-got-see <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Association of Destination Management Executives International honored outstanding creativity and innovation in destination management at its 2015 Awards Gala.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/470-bus-event-and-10-other-dmc-winners-you-ve-got-see" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/470-bus-event-and-10-other-dmc-winners-you-ve-got-see#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Corporate Meetings Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:07:00 +0000 48191 at http://meetingsnet.com Incentive Program CSR Experiences: Voluntary or Mandatory? http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentive-program-csr-experiences-voluntary-or-mandatory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span> activities have become common at meetings. Also common is a question we hear from the meeting planners who work with us: Should the project be voluntary or mandatory?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentive-program-csr-experiences-voluntary-or-mandatory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentive-program-csr-experiences-voluntary-or-mandatory#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Green Meetings/CSR Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:34:00 +0000 48041 at http://meetingsnet.com Corporate Social Responsibility at Events: Keep Attendees Connected http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It is common to include <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">CSR</a></span> activities in conference programs, but are we really making a difference? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/corporate-social-responsibility-events-keep-attendees-connected#comments Green Meetings/CSR Recreation/Entertainment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:45:00 +0000 47751 at http://meetingsnet.com A Year to Focus Your Events on Kindness http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s an amazing feeling to be part of something with a cause. Whether it’s your charity or someone else’s, you leave the event feeling like you did something personally to help someone. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/year-focus-your-events-kindness#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Green Meetings/CSR Speakers Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:48:00 +0000 47441 at http://meetingsnet.com