Case Studies

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  • Oracle OpenWord India 2017
    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.
    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.
  • IMEX 2016
    IMEX America 2016
    IMEX America 2016
    The 2016 IMEX America, our own internal planning team took a proactive approach to recycling the materials that we use for signage and, together with our vendors, ensured that they were put to valuable use in several different places (see Materials). We also reduced our paper use from onsite publications by more than 1,500 lbs [...]
    The 2016 IMEX America, our own internal planning team took a proactive approach to recycling the materials that we use for signage and, together with our vendors, ensured that they were put to valuable use in several different places (see Materials). We also reduced our paper use from onsite publications by more than 1,500 lbs of paper, which is the equivalent to about 13 fewer trees. In addition, our education team curated many rich and grounding experiences for our guests onsite, including the Be Well Lounge and Paws for a Break.
  • RosCon 2016
    ROSCon 2016
    At ROSCon 2016 in Seoul, South Korea there was a 100% elimination of plastic water bottles used during this event.
    At ROSCon 2016 in Seoul, South Korea there was a 100% elimination of plastic water bottles used during this event.
  • Oracle OpenWorld 2016
    Oracle OpenWorld 2016
    If you want to see how light the impact of 60,000 attendees from 141 countries meeting in San Francisco, California can have, this is required reading.
    If you want to see how light the impact of 60,000 attendees from 141 countries meeting in San Francisco, California can have, this is required reading.
  • Oracle OpenWorld 2016 LAD
    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.
    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.
  • BSR Conference 2016
    Business for Social Responsibility Conference 2016
    Never afraid to be bold, BSR’s sustainable food choices included 100% vegetarian lunches, 100% of the fruit was local and seasonal, 100% of the coffee fairly traded, and 100% of the meals were served on china (no disposables).
    Never afraid to be bold, BSR's sustainable food choices included 100% vegetarian lunches, 100% of the fruit was local and seasonal, 100% of the coffee fairly traded, and 100% of the meals were served on china (no disposables).
  • UUA General Assembly 2016
    Unitarian Universalist Association 2016
    Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly 2016
    The Unitarian Universalist Association identified five main sustainability objectives for General Assembly 2016. Each objective is accompanied by individual targets and action items designed to address and evaluate each objective. These targets are customized given the current level of sustainability in each host city prior to the event.
    The Unitarian Universalist Association identified five main sustainability objectives for General Assembly 2016. Each objective is accompanied by individual targets and action items designed to address and evaluate each objective. These targets are customized given the current level of sustainability in each host city prior to the event.
  • Oracle OpenWorld 2015
    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.
    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.