Green Meetings/CSR https://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Justifying Jets in the Midst of Climate Change https://meetingsnet.com/global-events/justifying-jets-midst-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“How do we reconcile the need to serve all corners of the globe, to help boost development, and to support sustainable tourism, whilst also taking care to reduce CO2 emissions?” The airline industry hopes its sustainability goals answer that question.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/global-events/justifying-jets-midst-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/global-events/justifying-jets-midst-climate-change#comments Green Meetings/CSR Global Events Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:07:00 +0000 51461 at https://meetingsnet.com Book Review: 167 Easy Inspirations for Greener Meetings https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/book-review-167-easy-inspirations-greener-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This checklist-rich book will get you greener meetings in no time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/book-review-167-easy-inspirations-greener-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/book-review-167-easy-inspirations-greener-meetings#comments Checklists Green Meetings/CSR Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:03:00 +0000 51311 at https://meetingsnet.com GMIC Spreads Love and Peanut Butter https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/gmic-spreads-love-and-peanut-butter <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The community service event at the Green Meeting Industry Council’s 2015 Sustainable Meetings Conference was a sandwich-making marathon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/gmic-spreads-love-and-peanut-butter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/gmic-spreads-love-and-peanut-butter#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:37:00 +0000 50991 at https://meetingsnet.com GES Earns Environmental Sustainability Certification for General Contracting https://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>General services contractor GES celebrates its certification to the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards at this week's Green Meeting Industry Council Sustainable Meetings Conference, taking place in Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting#comments Green Meetings/CSR Trade Shows Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:21:00 +0000 50971 at https://meetingsnet.com Changemaker 2015: Heidi Welker https://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/changemaker-2015-heidi-welker <div class="field-deck"> For creating social responsibility programs with MPI for Canadian communities </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meet Heidi Welker, a true force for positive change in the meetings industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/changemaker-2015-heidi-welker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/changemaker-2015-heidi-welker#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:11:00 +0000 50701 at https://meetingsnet.com IMEX Frankfurt Features Passionate Meeting Advocate, Honors Outstanding Events https://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Racking up some impressive numbers, Ray Bloom, IMEX Group chairman, was ebullient about another successful IMEX Frankfurt on the closing day in late May. IMEX honored a number of worthy meeting industry recipients at its gala.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="https://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events#comments Green Meetings/CSR International Partners Trade Shows Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:32:00 +0000 50531 at https://meetingsnet.com Just How Bad Are Your Events for the Environment? https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Maybe not as bad as you might think—or maybe worse? Check out this infographic created by the Event Manager Blog and MeetGreen for ways you can benchmark your meeting's environmental impact against the typical event.</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="https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 27 May 2015 14:45:00 +0000 50351 at https://meetingsnet.com Behind the Scenes of a Green Hotel https://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="https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/behind-scenes-green-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/behind-scenes-green-hotel#comments Green Meetings/CSR Southeast Tue, 12 May 2015 19:10:00 +0000 49911 at https://meetingsnet.com What Do Rock Stars and Ted Turner’s Daughter Have To Do with Event Sustainability? https://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="https://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/what-do-rock-stars-and-ted-turner-s-daughter-have-do-event-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://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 https://meetingsnet.com 5 Tips for Going Green at Corporate Events https://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="https://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/5-tips-going-green-corporate-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://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 https://meetingsnet.com