The meetings industry is a huge creator of waste. The average meeting attendee is estimate to produce over 8kg of waste, and that can be significantly more at large Events.

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«To have success in sustainability – you just have to make it sufficiently hard for yourself that it becomes easy». This was the advice from Kirsten Aggersborg, the director of

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Recorded at EIBTM, Michael Luehrs interviews Steen Jakobsen, Director of Conventions at Wonderful Copenhagen. Steen talks about how Copenhagen has embraced sustainability and embedded it into the meetings product and

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At EIBTM I was interviewed by Paul Salinger, VP of Marketing at Oracle and President of the GMIC.  In this short video both Paul and I share some of our

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As recently shared on our Danish Sustainable Events blog, this week Copenhagen is hosting Europe’s second largest Fashion Show. Sustainability has become a very critical element of fashion design and

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Launch of new event reporting guidelines from GRI In continuation on our series of posts about reporting, we have a great announcement to make: From today event organizers around the

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We ring in the New Year by rounding out our predictions list for 2012.  As with our earlier posts (here and here) we explore the trends and practical sustainable business

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On what we will see more of in the coming year Earlier (this post), our list of predictions for 2012 was introduced. The thinking is informed by many conversations, readings,

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As 2011 becomes 2012, lists and reviews abound (including this frightful recounting).  In this spirit, and to bring a focus to meetings industry issues, we consider the influence sustainability will

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 So many labels, so much confusion It’s a jungle out there.  There are over 400 labels known worldwide. (For a review of each of these labels, see the Eco Label

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