Part I: The Rising C’s of Our Urban Future

Cities have been the engines of knowledge, productivity and growth throughout history, and will be essential to the future competitiveness of nations and regions. As Smart City implementations become more

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Don’t Underestimate the Ripple Effect of Your Actions

“I’m only one person, so what difference will this make?” is something I hear a lot in the sustainability sphere. After all, what’s one more plastic bottle considering the ocean

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To Bee, Or Not To Be

You may not think it, but the future of the human race depends almost as much on bees for their pollination as it does on our forests for its oxygen.

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Having lived in Singapore for most of the last 2 months I’ve still much to learn about this fascinating island state but in this relatively short time have already been

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Transport to and from meetings and events, and the carbon emissions which result, make many of us want to put our head in the sand.  We can hope that the

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Today at the GMIC Conference in Portland Oregon, I led a fascinating panel about the business dimension of sustainability. It focused on how macro trends and issues will affect the

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This recent article about food waste in the United States, and the energy it represents, offers reminder that this is an area worthy of focus for event professionals and their

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Oddly, as technological innovations have advanced, and use of handheld communication devices expanded, so has the production of paper and consumption of trees.  In 1961, world production of paper and

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For the meetings and events industry, it’s the elephant in the room and, for all it’s size and imminent danger, it’s not moving anytime soon. Airline emissions represent a minimum

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Soon, the British Standards Institute will release a standard on ‘Carbon Neutral’ events.  That is, if your event does not follow and document key processes outlined in the standard, it

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