How Can Benchmarking Make Destinations More Sustainable?

In response to an increasing focus on responsible and sustainable practices in the events industry, leading MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) destinations are working to make their locations 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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From 0 to 100: Its time to Re-Energize

Across the globe — in regions, cities, communities, businesses, and individual lives — people are proving that 100% renewable energy is not a fantasy, but a reality today. But what

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Organisations=Organisms Within any organisation, individual department-based process are interrelated and interdependent. Random example: The person working reception at a hotel, if they are to be productive and enthusiastic, relies on

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Can an organization bring positive change to the world through supplier engagement? Any number of compelling examples exist. Wal-Mart, once vilified as a leech on local economies is now celebrated

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‘We have met the enemy and he is us‘   Pogo Hotels, conference centers, caterers and wholesale vendors across the globe routinely offer non-sustainable fish choices in response to real or

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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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This week, here in Stockholm, Sweden, 2200 participants from around the world have gathered to address the critical issues related to freshwater.  World Water Week, now in its 18th year, focuses

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Cheese= Greenhouse gasses (GHGs). Who knew, right? But cow milk, coming from the same many-stomached , fossil fuel eating, methane belching ruminants as beef (and, of course, veal), carries a

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After my recent post about the 4Ps of Sustainable procurement, a few people asked me- well “what’s sustainable procurement?” After starting to write a nice post, I realised that the

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