Case Studies

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  • 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.
  • IMEX America 2015
    IMEX America 2015
    IMEX America 2015
    In 2015, IMEX America chose to focus on water shortage in the Las Vegas area. In an effort to reduce water usage, the concession menu available on Wednesday was optimized to provide foods that minimize water use. Beef burgers were replaced with turkey burgers, for example, which saved 331 gallons per 1⁄4 patty! Water savings [...]
    In 2015, IMEX America chose to focus on water shortage in the Las Vegas area. In an effort to reduce water usage, the concession menu available on Wednesday was optimized to provide foods that minimize water use. Beef burgers were replaced with turkey burgers, for example, which saved 331 gallons per 1⁄4 patty! Water savings information was presented on digital signage to inform attendees of the water footprint of their food and they were encouraged to share their experience using the #WaterWiseWednesday hashtag.
  • 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.
  • Unitarian Universalist Association
    Unitarian Universalist Association 2015
    UUA General Assembly participants reduced waste per participant to 0.26 kg per day.
    UUA General Assembly participants reduced waste per participant to 0.26 kg per day.
  • United Methodist Women 2014
    73% of all graphics were reused or recycled post-event for the United Methodist Women 2014 Assembly.
    73% of all graphics were reused or recycled post-event for the United Methodist Women 2014 Assembly.