Sustainability

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    Sustainability Guidelines for Business Events in Tokyo

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    Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau has published the first ever sustainability guidelines for Tokyo-based MICE organizers and other meeting industry professionals.
    26th Jun, 2019
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    Support the mia’s plastic pledge at The Meetings Show

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) will be encouraging visitors to The Meetings Show to support its #20PercentLess campaign to help eliminate single-use plastics from the industry.
    14th Jun, 2019
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    Sustainability a top priority for meeting planners IACCs 2019 Meeting Room of the Future Report reveals

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    Ethical operations and sustainable practices will be one of the most important areas of focus for venues by 2024 according to IACCs annual Meeting Room of the Future report 2019, which was released today at MPIs World Education Congress.
    14th Jun, 2019
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    Creating better places to live, meet & thrive in

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    The Global Destination Sustainability Index’s Whitepaper highlights trends and strategies undertaken by 47 leading cities to become regenerative hubs for economic, social and environmental development.
    7th Jun, 2019
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    Gothenburg looks ahead with a new plan for sustainable meetings

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    Gothenburg has a clear plan - international meetings are an important part of the development of Sweden's fastest-growing metropolitan area. Businesses, local government, academia and the meetings industry have come together to form a plan for the future.
    21st May, 2019
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    Changing mindsets

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    In order to be successful, change should be sustainable. Nowadays, sustainable change is not only about implementing new processes or structures, it’s more than ever about developing new thinking patterns together with your team.
    15th May, 2019
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    Sustainable connections

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    Another side of sustainability that is important to millennials and all age groups alike- the importance of building sustainable connections, sustainable networks and sustainable contacts.
    15th May, 2019
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    Germany at IMEX 2019: digital, sustainable and innovative

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    Innovative and sustainable offerings combined with scientific and commercial expertise are trademarks of Germany as a destination for meetings, conferences and events.
    10th May, 2019
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    Avoid, Intercept, Redesign

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    Did you know that every piece of plastic with which you have ever had contact is still on our planet? Take a moment, and really absorb that fact – every piece of plastic that you have ever used: food packaging, childhood toys, stationery, water bottles.…so many water bottles!! Those items are still here in one form or another, most probably as tiny microplastics in our oceans.
    9th May, 2019
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    Shifting Association’s Vision & Mission to Align with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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    The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the blueprint for global development – represent a fundamental shift in thinking, explicitly acknowledging the interconnectedness of prosperous business, a thriving society and a healthy environment.
    6th May, 2019
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    Partnering for Sustainability

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    On 26th February, UIA cooperated with Legacy17 to host a workshop at the 2-day World Resources Forum in Antwerp
    30th Apr, 2019
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    Sustainable connections

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    Sustainability – THE buzz word for meetings and events in 2019. Every client I meet, every event I attend, every article I read...sustainability is at the forefront of every event planner, convention bureau and venue’s mind
    30th Apr, 2019
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    European Association Summit 2019 - 'Share & Co-create'

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    The successful 7th annual EAS 2019 closes under the motto 'Share & Co-create', with 184 participants from 121 different associations and other organisations.
    29th Apr, 2019
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    Corporate Governance and Sustainability

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    In this article, we explain how solid corporate governance practices can be a useful tool for the implementation of sustainability measures within your NPO, and also underline why the implementation of such solid corporate governance practices is valuable.
    29th Apr, 2019
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    Less conversation more action

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    While many in our industry have made efforts to implement more sustainable events and operational practices, we are not reacting like our house is on fire. As Elvis said we need less conversation and a lot more action. NOW!
    29th Apr, 2019
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    IMEX Group continues commitment to sustainability best practice by encouraging exhibitors to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

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    IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as it continues to increase its commitment to demonstrating and leading through best practice in sustainability.
    24th Apr, 2019
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    Palais des congrès de Montréal to support the United Nations’ Agenda for Sustainable Development

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    In keeping with its ongoing commitment to sustainability, the Palais des congrès de Montréal is proud to announce it is joining the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In doing so, it plans to change the course of events by implementing tangible actions aimed at reducing its environmental footprint and that of its users, in order to better its impact on society and the community.
    24th Apr, 2019
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    Innovation and insights at your fingertips

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    Hamburg Convention Bureau launches online city tour showcasing future-focused strengths for planners
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    Hamburg is a hotbed for innovation with cutting-edge companies, pioneering start-ups and a new sustainable urban development. This adds up to a wide variety of venues, experts and activities for planners interested in green meetings and the latest thinking.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    Messe Frankfurt expands electromobility on the exhibition grounds

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    Messe Frankfurt Group deploys StreetScooter for zero-emission deliveries on the Frankfurt exhibition grounds. The electric vehicles are being used for Messe Frankfurt exhibitors and visitors as part of a two-year trial.
    24th Jan, 2019
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    ExCeL London launches ‘No Plastic’ campaign

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    ExCeL outlines the steps the venue is taking to tackle the global issue of single-use plastic
    24th Jan, 2019

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