sustainability

It IS easy being sustainable

IACC CEO Mark Cooper’s reusable cup runneth over with ideas for venues to raise their sustainable meetings game.

ISO launches new international standard for major events

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is developing a new International Standard for major events.

UN summit moves to Madrid after protest cancellations in Chile

Spanish venue IFEMA Feria de Madrid will host the UN climate summit COP25, after it was cancelled due to protests in Santiago, Chile.

Spain’s Prime Minister offers to rescue Chile’s climate summit

Protests in Chile, which have left 11 people dead as demonstrators clashed with police in Santiago last week, have prompted the country’s President to cancel hosting the COP25 UN climate summit.

Global Destination Sustainability Index reveals 2019 rankings

The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has published its 2019 rankings, which revealed Glasgow as one of the top five cities for its commitment to sustainable business tourism.

CINZ in New Zealand set to be a carbon-neutral event

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) will be a carbon-neutral event for the third year in a row.

London’s BMA House reduces carbon footprint and water usage

London venue BMA House has announced the statistics for its reduced delegate carbon footprint and water usage.

Cvent panellists support sustainability with Positive Impact

Cvent, a meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, has announced its partnership with Positive Impact, a company which aims to create a sustainable event industry. The partnership will compile research on sustainability. At Cvent CONNECT Europe, a panel of industry experts led a discussion on the state of sustainable events and outlined how event professionals can meet UN ‘sustainable ...

CWT Meetings & Events releases ‘The Future of Sustainable Events’

CWT Meetings & Events has released a bonus feature for its M&E 2020 Future Trends Report, titled The Future of Sustainable Events.

In pictures: CMW in Copenhagen

CMW recently visited the Danish capital of Copenhagen for a three-day media tour, encompassing sustainable tourism conference Tomorrow's Urban Travel (TUT).

A three-dimensional look at sustainable events

Leaders of industry association IACC, and thrive! meetings & events, discuss how to successfully deliver sustainable events.

LA Convention Center donates leftover event items and carpets

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) recently collected and donated 14.1 tons of leftover event items, and 12 tons of carpet, to Los Angeles-based non-profit organisations.