Two international retailers, H&M and Wal-Mart, just got a pie in the face of their (stated?) strong Corporate Social Responsibility programs. Today’s news from the New York Times revealed that

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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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In starting this blog it was our hope to share practical examples of sustainability in practice in organizations, especially the meetings industry.  While other topics sometimes stir our passions, the

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In the lead up to the annual business meeting held this year in Vienna, Austria, MCI offices from around the world competed to bring home the MCI Leadership in CSR

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Michael and I have just finished and released the first MCI CSR Report. This is the story of MCIs initial steps on the path to sustainability. It highlights the strategy,

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The Singapore Compact is calling the community of regional business leaders.  As the national society with an aim to bring the CSR movement forward in Singapore The Singapore Compact for

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Posit : It’s important to measure event-related sustainability indicators  to further the cause and argument for sustainable events. The most prominent and controversial star of the indicator lineup? Carbon emissions.

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Business case for sustainability Through our consulting work with the UN Global Compact and with various trade associations, I have come to realize that there is a massive business opportunities

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A longtime event organizing collaboration between our company, MCI Group, and Stockholm International Water Institute’s World Water Week brings water issues close to home. Referencing this research, thousands of lives

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Thankfully, a great deal of excitement has surfaced regarding recycling and the improved capture and diversion of waste at conferences and events. Still, all this focus on ‘end of pipe’

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