Green Meetings/CSR http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en CIC’s Sustainable Meetings Conference Announces Keynote http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/cic-s-sustainable-meetings-conference-announces-keynote <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A renowned photojournalist's keynote and the results of new research into sustainability practices at live events will be among the highlights of this year's Sustainability Meetings Conference, hosted by the Green Meeting Industry Council. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/cic-s-sustainable-meetings-conference-announces-keynote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/cic-s-sustainable-meetings-conference-announces-keynote#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Career Corporate Meetings Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:08:00 +0000 65171 at http://meetingsnet.com Don’t Trash Those Centerpieces! http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/don-t-trash-those-centerpieces <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A company called Repeat Roses wants to spread some joy by giving your event florals a second life.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/don-t-trash-those-centerpieces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/don-t-trash-those-centerpieces#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:29:00 +0000 64201 at http://meetingsnet.com Incentives for a New Workforce http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentives-new-workforce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today’s winners value exclusivity, altruism, and, yes, shareability among social channels. It all comes down to giving them experiences, not things.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentives-new-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/incentives-new-workforce#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Green Meetings/CSR Medical Meetings Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:05:00 +0000 62831 at http://meetingsnet.com Green or Not Green, Let GMIC Know http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/green-or-not-green-let-gmic-know <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pay it forward by spending some time today responding to an important <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-design/green-meetingscsr" title="" target="_blank">green meetings</a></span> survey. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/green-or-not-green-let-gmic-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/green-or-not-green-let-gmic-know#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:32:00 +0000 62711 at http://meetingsnet.com Why Every Meeting Needs a Good Old Mud Pie http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/why-every-meeting-needs-good-old-mud-pie <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Corporate social responsibility activities can be easy as child’s play—once you know these basics.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/why-every-meeting-needs-good-old-mud-pie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/why-every-meeting-needs-good-old-mud-pie#comments Association Meetings Resources Green Meetings/CSR Pharma Meeting Planning Resources and Reports Fri, 03 Jun 2016 18:46:00 +0000 62241 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Participants posing with finished Mud Pie Kitchens</p> Engagement Unlimited New for IMEX America? Think Garbage Grabbing http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/new-imex-america-think-garbage-grabbing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IMEX America’s new corporate social responsibility project invites staff and volunteers to clean trails and parks in Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/new-imex-america-think-garbage-grabbing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/new-imex-america-think-garbage-grabbing#comments Association Meetings Resources Green Meetings/CSR Education/Certification Resources and Reports Southwest Thu, 02 Jun 2016 19:35:00 +0000 62141 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Sustainability banner at IMEX America 2015</p> IMEX America How to Donate Food from Your Event: 16 Resources http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Many planners get pushback from hotels when asking about donating leftover food. A little digging into the issue reveals that, although there is a law that protects people who donate food, it’s still easier for companies to have a blanket policy against it. But that's changing. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/how-donate-food-your-event-16-resources#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Negotiation Insights Tue, 31 May 2016 22:37:00 +0000 61951 at http://meetingsnet.com Water: The New Miracle Drink http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/water-new-miracle-drink <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting planners, hydrate with H2O—every process in your body depends on it!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/water-new-miracle-drink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/water-new-miracle-drink#comments Association Meetings Resources Business Travel Tips Green Meetings/CSR Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Wed, 18 May 2016 15:08:00 +0000 61361 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Water bottle splashing</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images SITE Takes Action Against Human Trafficking http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/site-takes-action-against-human-trafficking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s time for the meetings industry to move from awareness to action in the global fight against human trafficking, says the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, which held a joint webinar on the topic with ECPAT-USA, an organization dedicated to stopping the commercial sexual exploitation of children. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/site-takes-action-against-human-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/site-takes-action-against-human-trafficking#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Green Meetings/CSR Global Events Medical Meetings Wed, 04 May 2016 18:22:00 +0000 60661 at http://meetingsnet.com Sustainable Meetings Require Commitment, Not Cash http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/sustainable-meetings-require-commitment-not-cash <div class="field-byline"> By Roger Simons, CMP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With a much greater understanding and adoption of sustainability in the meetings industry today, says Green Meeting Industry Council President Roger Simons, CMP, the time is perfect for GMIC to drive the cause forward with more vigor.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/sustainable-meetings-require-commitment-not-cash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/sustainable-meetings-require-commitment-not-cash#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Tue, 05 Apr 2016 21:17:00 +0000 59291 at http://meetingsnet.com