Green Meetings/CSR http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Hilton Invites Business Travelers to Stop Hunger http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/hilton-invites-business-travelers-stop-hunger <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Business travelers staying in select Hilton hotels this fall can spend a couple of hours meeting fellow travelers and doing their part to stop world hunger. Stop Hunger Now's Karen Sanders Noe and Hilton Worldwide's Rob Scypinski (pictured) spread the word about their partnership at the 2015 GBTA Convention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/hilton-invites-business-travelers-stop-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/hilton-invites-business-travelers-stop-hunger#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Teambuilding Corporate Meetings Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:07:00 +0000 51791 at http://meetingsnet.com Justifying Jets in the Midst of Climate Change http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/justifying-jets-midst-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com Book Review: 167 Easy Inspirations for Greener Meetings http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/book-review-167-easy-inspirations-greener-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com GMIC Spreads Love and Peanut Butter http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/gmic-spreads-love-and-peanut-butter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com GES Earns Environmental Sustainability Certification for General Contracting http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com Changemaker 2015: Heidi Welker http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/changemaker-2015-heidi-welker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com IMEX Frankfurt Features Passionate Meeting Advocate, Honors Outstanding Events http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com Just How Bad Are Your Events for the Environment? http://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="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/just-how-bad-are-your-events-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://meetingsnet.com 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