Good Reads You Might Have Missed: Building More Sustainable Meetings
August 1, 2022
In recent years, the meetings industry has gotten more serious about sustainability, and more attendees are demanding green practices at events. If your organization wants to do its part and you’re not sure where to start, these articles from the ASAE and Associations Now archives can help you develop your eco-friendly strategy:
Sustainability Targets for Your Next Meeting. Sustainability is a big goal, so where should you focus your efforts? This list offers a good starting point, highlighting areas where you can cut back on waste—from plastic water bottles to leftover food to portable lithium batteries as swag items.
A Meeting Strategy for Your Environmentally Conscious Attendees. What if your attendees are worried about the impact of their travel on the environment? Coldplay had that issue in mind in November 2019, when it chose to perform free digital concerts instead of touring the globe. A few months later, the pandemic ushered in a wave of virtual events, but there are other ways you can diversify your conference offerings to appeal to carbon-footprint-conscious attendees.
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