Sustainability Consulting

As the face of your organization, events can enhance brand, build reputation and demonstrate citizenship when they give back and reduce their environmental impacts. Our suite of event sustainability services will help you do this in a way that also reduces waste and cost.

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MeetGreen works with progressive global organizations to integrate leading event sustainability practices and produce conferences and events that deliver targeted business results

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Verification Services for Waste Reduction & Zero Waste Events

MeetGreen is excited to offer MeetGreen® Verified, a third-party verification and reporting service tailored specifically to waste and events. MeetGreen Verified offers an impartial, comprehensive and transparent approach to assessing and reporting the impacts of your distinct event waste.

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Venue & Vendor Services

Large event venues like convention centers and arenas have a unique opportunity to contribute to implementing sustainable processes and practices. Take a moment to assess how your building measures up with this checklist.

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Case Studies

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ROSCon 2019

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 walkable to and from the hotel, using digital signage, and reducing printed materials were all key strategies for a successful event. Read Case Study

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Oracle OpenWorld 2019

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 (UN SDGs). These global goals offer us a roadmap to a more sustainable future, and linkages to these goals will be highlighted throughout this report. Read Case Study

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ReFED 2019 Food Waste Summit

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 also able to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals: #2 Zero Hunger, #3 Good Health & Well Being, #12 Responsible Consumption & Production, and #13 Climate Action. Read Case Study

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PNCWA 2019

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 goods and 46,600 meals were donated. Read Case Study

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BSR 2019 Conference

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. Read Case Study

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Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly 2019

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, Visitors Bureau, and the hotels that implemented sustainable programs for the event that are now permanent and ongoing parts of their operations.

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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council 2019

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

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IMEX America 2018

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 the top tier of event waste management metrics: those that have diverted over 90% of their waste from the landfill. Read Case Study

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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

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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council 2018

The 2018 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit provided several sponsorship choices for organizations to align their investment to support conference sustainability. Including carbon offset, sustainable coffee, event app, zero waste initiative, and staffing. Read Case Study

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