Green Meetings/CSR http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Think Green: IMEX-GMIC Calls for Session Ideas, Award Nominations http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/think-green-imex-gmic-calls-session-ideas-award-nominations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Green Meeting Industry Council and IMEX are seeking speaker submission proposals for a sustainability track to take place during IMEX Frankfurt April 19&ndash;21.</p> <p>Sustainability is one of 10 education tracks that will be featured around the 2016 show theme: &ldquo;You + Me = More Than We.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/think-green-imex-gmic-calls-session-ideas-award-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/think-green-imex-gmic-calls-session-ideas-award-nominations#comments Green Meetings/CSR Fri, 18 Dec 2015 21:03:00 +0000 55481 at http://meetingsnet.com Infographic: Making the Case for Greener Events http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-making-case-greener-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Check out this infographic from Losberger.co.uk, a provider of temporary tent structures for events and fellow believer in doing everything possible to make events more sustainable.</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/infographic-making-case-greener-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/infographic-making-case-greener-events#comments Association Meetings Resources Green Meetings/CSR Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports face2face Tue, 08 Dec 2015 20:42:00 +0000 55201 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Green Events Guide Infographic</p> 2015 Green Venue Report Released http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/2015-green-venue-report-released <div class="field-deck"> 30 convention centers took part in this year's research </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s hard to be green when your meeting venue isn&rsquo;t. That's why the recently published Second Annual Green Venue Report, a study of the sustainability practices among 30 convention centers around the world, is important for meeting and convention planners.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/2015-green-venue-report-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/2015-green-venue-report-released#comments Green Meetings/CSR Site Selection/RFPs Fri, 30 Oct 2015 19:13:00 +0000 54221 at http://meetingsnet.com VISIT DENVER First Convention Bureau In U.S. To Earn Level 2 Green Meeting Certification http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/visit-denver-first-convention-bureau-us-earn-level-2-green-meeting-certification <div class="field-deck"> The city of Denver enhances national reputation as a green meetings city </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>VISIT DENVER has become the first destination marketing organization in the country to achieve a Level 2 certification in the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/visit-denver-first-convention-bureau-us-earn-level-2-green-meeting-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/visit-denver-first-convention-bureau-us-earn-level-2-green-meeting-certification#comments Green Meetings/CSR Mountain Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18:20:00 +0000 54141 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Centerplate Catering Executive Chef Carmen Callo selects produce from the Blue Bear Farm at the Colorado Convention Center. As the exclusive caterer for the convention center, Centerplate grows about 5,000 pounds of produce annually at the onsite farm. Credit:&nbsp;StevieCrecelius</p> New Research: Benchmark Your Green Meeting Practices http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/new-research-benchmark-your-green-meeting-practices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With sustainability a strong focus among corporate brands and their customers, a new research project seeks to measure the green practices of Fortune 500 companies now as compared to five years ago—particularly in the realm of meetings and events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/new-research-benchmark-your-green-meeting-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/new-research-benchmark-your-green-meeting-practices#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Corporate Meetings Wed, 14 Oct 2015 20:43:00 +0000 53791 at http://meetingsnet.com 20 Totally Doable Ideas for Greener, Kinder, Better Events http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/20-totally-doable-ideas-greener-kinder-better-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A two-hour, deep-dive session during IMEX America's Smart Monday October 12 yielded lots of ideas for green and inclusive meetings along with resources for measuring your impact and telling your story.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/20-totally-doable-ideas-greener-kinder-better-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/20-totally-doable-ideas-greener-kinder-better-events#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Tips from the Top Green Meetings/CSR Medical Meetings Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:39:00 +0000 53691 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium 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