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ROSCon 2019

2020-04-13T23:22:16+00:00

Greening an event involves a concerted effort from the host organization, vendors and supply chains. ROSCon 2019 linked closely with five of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) #2, #3, #7, #11, and #12. The conference planning included choosing the Parisian Macau as the host venue and is certified as LEED Silver, the venue was [...]

Oracle OpenWorld 2019

2020-02-03T23:22:55+00:00

When Oracle OpenWorld first began measuring its sustainability impacts a decade ago in 2009, the vision was to model actions that supported a sustainable future for our communities and our planet. Now in 2019, Oracle has aligned many of their current and long-standing initiatives with those priorities outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals [...]

ReFED 2019 Food Waste Summit

2020-01-18T00:47:48+00:00

The ReFED 2019 Food Waste Summit made many efforts to ensure their event was sustainable which included a zero waste achievement through portion sizes & attrition calculations, ensuring the food was locally sourced, and encouraging attendees to bring their own reusable water bottles to save on waste. By including these sustainable elements the event was [...]

PNCWA 2019

2020-01-18T00:22:54+00:00

By hosting the PNCWA 2019 conference at the Oregon Convention Center, PNCWA supported one of the most sustainable convention centers in the world. The Oregon Convention center is one of only two convention centers that is LEED Platinum Certified. In addition through the OCCs partnerships with local non profit organizations, over 120,000 pounds of reusable [...]

BSR 2019 Conference

2020-01-17T22:52:55+00:00

The BSR 2019 conference kicked off with a Zero Waste reception to set the sustainability benchmark. Features included all digital signage, mocktails prepared with all house- made ingredients, and trimmings from hors d’oeuvres ingredients used for smoothies and vegetable stock. An off-site reception was within walking distance from the conference venue and supported local business. [...]

Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly 2019

2019-11-09T00:00:53+00:00

Activities at the 2019 UUA General Assembly closely aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): #2 Zero Hunger, #7 Affordable & Clean Energy, #10 Reduced Inequalities, #11 Sustainable Cities & Communities, #13 Climate Action, and #17 Partnerships for the Goals.  This year's event was successful due to the partnerships with Spokane Convention Center, [...]

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council 2019

2019-07-19T21:43:51+00:00

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit 2019 sustainability event goals link directly to six of the Sustainable Development Goals known as the SDG #7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG #10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG #12: Responsible Consumption and Production, and SDG #14: Life Below Water. Read Case Study

IMEX America 2018

2019-07-19T21:25:57+00:00

IMEX America 2018 saw the show’s highest landfill diversion / recovery rate to date. This is the result of ongoing refinements in sustainable sourcing, supply chain, attendee education, supplier collaboration, donation programs, and a robust back of house material sort at the Sands Expo. With a diversion rate of 93%, IMEX America 2018 ranked among [...]

Fair Trade 2019 Conference

2019-06-10T21:51:07+00:00

Fair Trade Campaigns focused their sustainability efforts by including Fair Trade products, using reusable service ware, and meals included sustainable food options: local, seasonal, organic, fairly-traded, sustainably harvested, or ethically produced. Read Case Study

Oracle OpenWorld 2018

2019-04-12T20:57:53+00:00

Oracle OpenWorld 2018 sustainability event goals link directly to six of the Sustainable Development Goals known as the SDGs. This includes SDG #2: Zero Hunger, SDG #3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG #4 Quality Education, SDG #8: Decent Work & Economic Growth, SDG #13: Climate Action, and SDG #17: Partnership to Achieve the Goal Read [...]