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Oracle OpenWorld 2018


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 [...]

ROSCon 2018


Greening an event involves a concerted effort from the host organization, vendors and supply chains. ROSCon 2018 linked closely with three of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) #2, #3, and #12. They also reduced their carbon impact of travel by co-locating with another conference which attracts a number of overlapping attendees. ROSCon sets the [...]

Oracle OpenWorld Latin America Division 2018


Oracle OpenWorld Latin America 2018 produced less total waste than in any previous year. Although the percentage of waste diverted from landfill (diversion rate) was the lowest in 2018, the event produced less total waste than in any previous year. Total waste produced in 2018 decreased by 64% from 2016, and 83% from 2010. Read [...]

ROSCon 2017


Choosing the Vancouver Convention Center impacted the sustainable efforts of this event in a very positive way. This facility is equipped with front and back of house recycling, the conference signage was recycled by the convention center, and all MeetGreen minimum guidelines were met by the facility. Read Case Study

Oracle OpenWorld India 2017


Oracle faced a number of systemic challenges in working to make the first Oracle OpenWorld India a sustainable event. As a result, Oracle focused evaluating opportunities to reduce, reuse and donate materials to minimize waste. Read Case Study

Oracle OpenWorld Latin America Division 2016


Attendees in Sao Paulo, Brazil generated 60% less waste per person than in 2010. A contributing factor to this reduction was all signage was either recyclable, repurposed as a different item, or reused. Read Case Study

Oracle OpenWorld 2015


Successful event sustainability programs use management systems to achieve objectives and improve performance. Oracle OpenWorld follows a process based on ISO 20121: 2012 Event Sustainability Management Systems to annually improve the event. Read Case Study


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