Sustainability

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    The Hague promotes ground-breaking innovations at sea

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    The city of The Hague is showcasing its strong commitment to environmental sustainability by supporting local initiatives that strive for building a better world. As ‘city by the sea’ The Hague sheds a light on maritime innovation makers by giving them a stage at this year’s The Hague Awards.
    18th Sep, 2018
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    New video about the Vacuum Insulation Panels industry available!

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    VIPA International is proud to announce the release of a new promotional video about the Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) industry, created in an effort to raise awareness about the different applications of VIPs and the benefits they bring.
    17th Sep, 2018
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    Adelaide Convention Centre and Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre are first in the world to achieve EarthCheck Platinum

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    The certification recognises best practice in environmental, community and business sustainability!
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    Australia reaffirms its global sustainability leadership in the business events space with the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) and Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) becoming the first venues in the world to achieve the coveted EarthCheck Platinum Certification.
    29th Aug, 2018
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    ICC Sydney Pioneers Plastic Bottle Waste Reduction in Events Sector

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    International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today announced more than a million plastic water bottles have been saved through its partnership with Sydney Water, reflecting the venue’s ongoing commitment to reducing its ecological footprint.
    23rd Jul, 2018
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    Wonderful Copenhagen appoints sustainability profile to develop new sustainability strategy

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    Copenhagen is among the world’s most sustainable tourism destinations
    4th Jul, 2018
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    Planting with a Purpose to Grow Awareness of World Environment Day 2018

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    In conjunction with World Environment Day 2018, close to 60 of theKuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s team members spent the morning planting a variety of flora around the venue. In line with this year’s theme, ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’,the planting materials used were made from recycled plastic.
    5th Jun, 2018
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    The start-up, CarbonCloud, is being awarded a grant by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre

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    The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is awarding a grant to CarbonCloud for their innovation, CarbonAte, which enables restaurants to calculate the climate impact of their food. The grant is SEK 100,000, and a part of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre’s 100 year anniversary celebration. The aim of the grant is to foster the meetings industry.
    5th Jun, 2018
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    Carbon Free Island Jeju - Fleet of 20 electric buses launched on Udo Island

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    20 pure electric buses have been launched on Udo Island. While the buses were first introduced earlier in the year, the official launch was held on April 10. According to BYD, the company who makes the buses, this is the largest project of its kind in Northeast Asia.
    30th Apr, 2018
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    Will the carving of Donald Trump’s face on an arctic iceberg melt or last for a thousand years?

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    Project Trumpmore is aiming to demonstrate climate change in a monumental way. A Finnish NGO wants to commission a 115-foot tall ice sculpture of Donald Trump’s face in the arctic region to demonstrate that climate change is happening. Like the former US presidents on Mount Rushmore, Donald Trump will have his face carved onto an arctic glacier, in order for it to melt.
    27th Apr, 2018
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    Euclid Summit 2018 to Take Place in The Hague

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    The Euclid Summit 2018 will take place at the Hilton in The Hague on 11 and 12 April.
    16th Mar, 2018
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    Euclid Summit 2018 to Take Place in The Hague

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    The Euclid Summit 2018 will take place at the Hilton in The Hague on 11 and 12 April.
    16th Mar, 2018
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    Respect for Environment Pays off

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    The Prague Congress Centre was perceived by the public as a giant who devours an endless amount of energy. But it is not true. Sustainable development and energy saving are clear priorities of the current centre.
    2nd Aug, 2017
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    Helsinki Airport goes solar energy

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    Finavia supports the international climate agreement through its climate programme
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    Finavia, the operator of Helsinki Airport, has decided to speed up its ambitious climate programme. The aim of the programme is to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions caused by the operations of all of the company's 21 airports to zero by 2020. Through its airport network, Finavia is a key party to the commitment of European airport companies to have 100 carbon-neutral airports in Europe by 2030.
    13th Jun, 2017
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    Glasgow Convention Bureau launches new green campaign to grow sustainable business tourism

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    Glasgow has unveiled at IMEX a new ‘green conventions team’ which will champion the city’s credentials as a world-leader in sustainable business tourism.
    19th May, 2017
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    Business Events CSR Initiatives Bring Sustainable Change to Local Communities

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    28th December 2016, Kuching: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes attached to Business Events pave a global roadmap to drive sustainable change and development for the local community, and bring Sarawak and the world closer together.
    28th Dec, 2016
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    Sustainable Brands in Copenhagen

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    Branded as the “capital of sustainable meetings”, Copenhagen welcomed the Sustainable Brands conference with open arms.
    18th Oct, 2016
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    SACEOS launches certification to promote sustainable practice

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    Singapore industry association’s MICE sustainability certification encourages greater adoption and practice of environmental guidelines.
    7th Sep, 2016
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    Digital Strategy: Driving Sustainability

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    Over 7 years ago when the events industry really started to talk about “hybrid meetings”, there was a sense of a huge tsunami of technology that would hit us and destroy the meetings industry as we know.
    6th Sep, 2016
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    Creating more sustainable, healthy and prosperous destinations

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    By 2050 70% of the world`s population of almost 10 billion people will live in cities. It is becoming increasingly critical for association executives to broaden their agendas to include strategies to help their organisation and its members become part of the ecosystem focused on creating more sustainable, healthy and prosperous cities.
    21st Jun, 2016
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    MCI - Navigating the labyrinth of sustainability tax regulation and incentives

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    It’s clear to see that governments and cities around the world are introducing more sustainability taxes, legislation and incentives. The key question though is - what role do associations play to support members to navigate this increasingly complex regulatory environment?
    30th Mar, 2016

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