In the first of our guest contributions, Hugo Kimber, CEO of the Carbon Consultancy gives us an external view to sustainability in the meetings industry, and how this is indeed

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This week I had the pleasure to give a keynote at Green Meetings Germany. This was the most important event so far in Germany about sustainability in the meetings, events

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The following is an article Michael and I wrote for the Middle East Edition of CIM. It was written to create debate and thought over the growth and environmental issues

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Climate change is one of the single biggest threats to the world as we know it. However, according to a recent report launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council

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I am at the GMIC Conferance in Pittsburgh. Its mindblowing the feeling of positivity and energy here, when all around in our industry people are negative (not suprisingly) Yesterday at

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For what do you wish to be remembered?  That well organized, office rotation for taking out the recycling?  Perhaps a bold introduction of durable mugs to replace the paper cups

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Strategy first, tactics second It’s unfortunate that more businesses don’t think to integrate their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plans with their existing business plan.  The result of making CSR an

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This can work, I know it can.  This whole plan of bringing sustainable practices to the meetings industry.  The plan, though, it needs our help and participation.  A way to

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Speaking in Lisbon yesterday yet again I was asked the same two questions: How will CSR fair in the economic crisis? With all the current financial concerns wont CSR be

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In spite of a the litany of columns, reports and studies on the topic of Greenwashing, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwash), it seems that confusion ensues, resulting in more unsubstantiated claims which only serve

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