August MeetGreenChat – Let’s Talk About the People Part of Sustainability

There's more to sustainability than just the environmental aspects. Another part of sustainability to consider is the "people" part. In our #MeetGreenChat we discussed just that! The topic was specifically "Let's Talk About the People Part of Sustainability". Our discussions led us to all kinds of things to consider when planning a event that focus [...]

By |2020-08-25T22:18:03+00:00August 25th, 2020|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

December MeetGreenChat – Season of Giving & CSR Projects

Our last #MeetGreenChat of the year was a topic about giving back to the community. CSR projects or Corporate Social Responsibility projects are a way for a company, organization, or an event to give back to their communities. Our discussions about CSR's were thought provoking and gave us all something to think about for future [...]

By |2019-12-10T23:44:12+00:00December 6th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat|0 Comments

Conference Temp Staffing: A New Resource To Get the Job Done

For the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s 2018 Summit, MeetGreen had the opportunity to contract temporary staffing with an organization serving people with disabilities through a variety of programs, including job placement. For the many hands needed to keep a conference engine running, conference planners typically look to temporary staffing agencies specializing in event staff. However, [...]

Fishing for a CSR Project?

Service projects at events don’t need to be dull, cookie-cutter or expensive. They should be related to the participants or organizations skills, interests or favorite charities. They should also be engaging and mindful of making the world a better place. Here we take the opportunity to share a wonderful CSR project held in recently [...]

Why We Support Giving Tuesday

As a company, MeetGreen has created a vision and values that are a core part of each team member. Our values are a reflection of us and the impact we have on the world. Here's a list of of our vision & values: We believe in creating a sustainable future We care about the planet [...]

By |2022-02-25T01:25:05+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership: Event Sustainability

MeetGreen is fortunate to work with progressive organizations who are event sustainability leaders in their industry. IMEX America, Oracle, Unitarian Universalist Association, Business for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council are a few examples. These organizations and their internal sustainability champions are sincerely and deeply interested in driving their events – and by extension, [...]

By |2018-10-15T16:27:57+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Design the Right CSR Project for Your Event

Less than a decade ago, corporate social responsibility activities were unheard of during conferences and events. Today, a majority of event organizers are including them in their program. The most popular form of social responsibility for meetings is a community or legacy project. Community projects fall into the "Feel Good, Look Good" category of CSR, [...]

By |2020-01-06T21:53:48+00:00November 8th, 2017|Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility|0 Comments

10 Hot Green Meeting Trends for a Cool Planet

Can sustainability really be cool? You bet! There are cool trends in sustainable events emerging daily as our industry sees a shift to experiential gatherings. The request by attendees to be actively participating in events as a learning tool makes this a perfect opportunity to participate in green meeting initiatives as well. The heightened awareness [...]

Challenge & Opportunity: Producing Sustainable Events Around the World

Producing sustainable events around the world can be a challenge, thankfully, the Oracle team always looks at challenges as opportunities. Oracle OpenWorld Latin America was no exception. Held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in June of 2016, the event had 6,000 attendees onsite and streamed the keynotes to 1M+. Armed with the objectives to… Waste Not [...]

MeetGreen Hero – Michelle Guelbart

Michelle Guelbart, MSW Director of Private Sector Engagement for ECPAT-USA Michelle leads program development and strategy for ECPAT-USA’s private sector work. As Director of Private Sector Engagement she advises companies on corporate social responsibility efforts to protect children from trafficking. Michelle provides support and recommendations to ECPAT-USA partners including Carlson Companies, Delta Air Lines, Wyndham [...]

By |2022-01-26T23:02:20+00:00September 12th, 2016|Blog, Travel|0 Comments

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