Sustainability

Women listening intently at conferenceSeptember 16, 2022Sustainable eventsWhy it's time to listen to your delegatesFossil fuel power stationSeptember 15, 2022Almost 200 health associations call for end to fossil fuelsAlmost 200 health associations have called on governments to phase out fossil fuelsCOP26 Accessibility 1September 14, 2022Why sustainable also meant accessible at COP26COP26, held in Glasgow in November 2021, was reviewed by the UN Accessibility Team as “the most accessible COP ever.” Janet Oliver, senior event producer at Identity, the agency tasked with delivering COP26, outlines how accessibility played a major role in the sustainability conference.How do we sustain a currently unsustainable industryAugust 23, 2022A tale of two scenarios: How do we make an unsustainable industry, sustainable?A scenario-based report on has suggested that the global business events sector cannot return to a ‘business as usual' model if it’s to become a genuinely sustainable industry.New Intent August 22, 2022New initiative to champion diversity and advocate for environmental action in eventsA new organisation has been launched to drive the need for diversity, equality, inclusion (DEI) and environmental action within the global business events industry.Can congresses be sustainableAugust 16, 2022Is there an easy answer to creating a sustainable congress? Alan Pryor, General Manager of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre gleefully harvests the first batch of salads grown on the venue’s rooftop while Liz Jasri, Director of The Green Attap looks onAugust 15, 2022What food miles? KLCC grows its own with new rooftop farmOne of Asia’s most iconic convention centres has taken the campaign to reduce food miles to its logical conclusion by growing its own vegetables – on the roof!IMEX America show floorAugust 15, 2022IMEX highlights green credentials in year of record temperaturesThe 2021 edition of IMEX America passed the industry threshold for 'zero waste', according to a report published recentlyBrighton Conference August 15, 2022Case study: welcome bags out, positive impact inHow Brighton, England, helped PraxisAuril, an international association of knowledge exchange practitioners, put on a sustainable conference with a legacy10 ways to create inclusive eventsAugust 11, 202210 ways to create inclusive eventsWe focus on the environmental aspects of sustainable events, but social capital—referring to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion—is another important sustainability pillar.Show More