The measure of area needed to supply national populations with the resources and area needed to absorb their wastes.
The system of relationships between organisms and their environments.
A community of living organisms interacting with themselves and with their environment.
Tourism that respects the culture, natural history and environment of destinations and seeks to minimize the negative impact of travel on the environment.
An area of the earth’s surface representative of large and very generalized ecological units characterized by various abiotic and biotic factors
EDF Paper Calculator (Environmental Defense Fund)
Translates video/audio to a digital format for transmission over the Internet.
A population of organisms that is at risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in number or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters.
Using less energy to provide the same level of service.
Energy Star Equipment
A voluntary labeling program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S.Department of Energy that identifies energy efficient products. Qualified products exceed minimum federal standards for energy consumption by a certain amount, or where no federal standards exist, have certain energy saving features. Such products may display the Energy-Star label.
Practices and strategies that are designed to minimize the amount of energy and water used.
There are many ways attendees can interact – or engage – with your content, including polls, surveys, live chats, and question submissions.
A clause added to service provider contracts that stipulates requirements for environmental and sustainability practices and performance goals. It may also include concessions if the practices or goals are not met.
Any set of parameters related to environmental practices, materials composition or participation in sustainability programs that is used to select and filter potential suppliers.
Environmentally Responsible Transportation
Transportation options that minimize environmental impact such as mass public transportation (light rail, subway, electric/hybrid/biodiesel buses) and electric/hybrid vehicles.
Practices that encourage and maximize sustainability. Practices can be related to management, on-site activities, and supplier selection.
EPEAT is the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool. Electronics can be designated EPEAT Bronze / Silver / Gold depending on the number and type of environmentally preferable attributes associated with their production, use, packaging or disposal. By seeking EPEAT items, Agencies can purchase the most environmentally conscious electronics available.http://www.epeat.net/
A concept that states that individuals doing the same work should receive the same remuneration regardless of their sex, race, sexuality, nationality or anything else. Example of practical application: inquire at facility about outstanding union grievances.
The method of choosing products which take into account a company’s responsibility for labor and human rights practices within all stages of its supply chain. Example of practical application: choosing fair trade coffee for your meeting.
1) Critiquing and rating the overall success of an event.
2) Developing an event profile from accurate event statistics.
3) A systematic process to determine the value of an activity.
Waste materials generated from using or discarding electronic devices, such as computers, televisions, and mobile phones. E-waste tends to be highly toxic to humans, plants, and animals, and has been known to contaminate water, air and dirt.
An event at which products, services or promotional materials are displayed to attendees visiting exhibits on the show floor. These events focus primarily on business-to-business (B2B) relationships.
Preferred term for the specific person responsible for all aspects of planning, promoting and producing an exhibition. Also called show manager, show organizer. See also show management, show producer.