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My Event Footprint Tool Helps You Tell Your Sustainable Story

There’s a sustainable story to every event but you may not know how to tell it. We have created an easy-to-use tool to help you. The My Event Footprint asks a few data points from your event and then it will generate fun facts and data for you to use. You will be able to [...]

Start by Asking a Question: Carbon and Attendee Travel

Incorporating sustainability into events may seem daunting. The myriad of options available to make your events more sustainable can leave your head swimming. There is no clear path to immediate success, but don’t let that stop you. By asking just one question, then another, and then another it makes it easier. In this premier post [...]

MeetGreen’s Top 5 Posts of 2021

We took a look back and here are MeetGreen's top 5 posts for 2021! Topics of sustainability, carbon footprint accounting, digital event gifting, net zero virtual events, and supporting diverse small businesses.  Hypocrisy and Understanding of Sustainable Living Approachable methods to digesting sustainability that will give you the tools and pep talk you [...]

Is Meeting In-Person the Best Choice?

Ask the Sustainable Events ExpertKicking our "Ask the Expert" series off we thought we would start with "How to Decide if Meeting In-Person is the Best Choice". This specifically addresses environmental impact decisions. You may be wondering how you can still meet in-person and lower your impact on the environment. The [...]

A Vacation with Intentions of Supporting Diverse Businesses

My husband and I recently traveled to the Paso Robles wine region in California. In preparation for this trip, we recommended that our friend watch the Tin City documentary about winemakers in the area. Amber, our friend and traveling companion, said, "The documentary was great, but where are all the people of color winemakers and [...]

By |2021-09-17T23:18:20+00:00July 7th, 2021|Blog, People and Planet, Q22021, Travel|0 Comments

It’s Up To You: The Role Of Discretionary Travel In Carbon Reduction

Emerging interest in the impacts of airline travel and even "flight shaming" have seen a distinct increase across the events industry and at the corporate level recently. Reasons for this range from devastating wildfires, to dire warnings from the UN Climate Science Panel, to the emergence of passionate new voices joining the climate conversation. Given [...]

By |2020-03-04T23:13:44+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Travel|0 Comments

September MeetGreenChat – Tips & Tricks for Sustainable Traveling

Summer is over and the #MeetGreenChat is back! To get back into the swing of things we talked about "Tips & Tricks for Sustainable Traveling". Great topic personally and professionally. Here's a recap of what we learned: Is traveling sustainably presently a part of your trip planning? A1: Yes indeed! Both in terms of packing [...]

By |2019-09-18T22:26:14+00:00September 11th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability, Tips, Travel|0 Comments

MeetGreen Hero – Michelle Guelbart

Michelle Guelbart, MSW Director of Private Sector Engagement for ECPAT-USA Michelle leads program development and strategy for ECPAT-USA’s private sector work. As Director of Private Sector Engagement she advises companies on corporate social responsibility efforts to protect children from trafficking. Michelle provides support and recommendations to ECPAT-USA partners including Carlson Companies, Delta Air Lines, Wyndham [...]

By |2022-01-26T23:02:20+00:00September 12th, 2016|Blog, Travel|0 Comments

Make Your Events “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise”

They eat right, exercise, and get quality sleep while at home, it is any wonder why participants are asking for the same considerations when traveling and attending a meeting? Health and wellness are the latest trends in the hospitality industry and professional organizers are learning to incorporate them into meetings and events.  While conferences can [...]

By |2022-03-12T17:54:01+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Blog, Healthy Events, Sustainability, Travel|0 Comments

Treading Lightly Near the Rim

Leaving Las Vegas for the Grand Canyon, I had a lot of expectations around the vast natural beauty I was soon to explore.  What I didn't expect was a sustainable lodging experience, second-to-none, with an honest concern for treading lightly on the Earth.My hotel room at the Grand National Park Lodge surprised me with:Bulk hand [...]

By |2021-01-19T00:32:12+00:00October 30th, 2014|Green Hotels, Sustainability, Travel|2 Comments

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