Net-Zero before 2030: BDC delivers roadmap

Event Industry News

The Business Design Centre (BDC) has released the company’s roadmap to Net-Zero, explaining how it intends to achieve this ambitious target by 2030 – 20 years ahead of the internationally recognised target of 2050 for businesses.

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Podcast: Scottish Event Campus: Net Zero by 2030

Event Industry News

A key part of the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) since January 2009, Dawn Lauder has been head of international conferences at the venue for nearly six years.

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Scottish Event Campus commits to net zero by 2030

Event Industry News

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has announced its ambition to achieve net zero by 2030. The announcement also underlines the SEC’s support for its home city of Glasgow, which has already committed to being net zero by 2030.

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40% of event attendees to have dietary requirements by 2030 as industry moves towards ‘green eating’

Event Industry News

Event organisers believe that the number of dietary requirements amongst delegations will grow from 20%, in 2020, to 40% by 2030, according to research by Lime Venue Portfolio. The world has changed and by 2030 we believe that the majority of people at an event will want a different menu.

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40% of Event Attendees to have Dietary Requirements by 2030 as Industry Moves towards ‘Green Eating’

Prestige Events Magazine

Event organisers believe that the number of dietary requirements amongst delegations will grow from 20%, in 2020, to 40% by 2030, according to research by Lime Venue Portfolio. The world has changed and by 2030 we believe that the majority of people at an event will want a different menu.

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The Future of Events 2030 – The Rotterdam Way Seven experiments show the future of the event industry

Event Industry News

Under the title of The Rotterdam Experiment, the city of Rotterdam explores what the future of the event industry will look like. In a series of seven hybrid collaboration experiments, innovative solutions within and outside the sector are shared and tested with the industry.

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The Sustainable UK Event Industry in 2050

Gallus Events

It is within this context that the Joint Meetings Industry Council in 2021 committed to a net-zero carbon emissions target for the global events industry of no later than 2050; this also included a 50% reduction in emissions by 2030 (Joint Meetings Industry Council 2021a).

Event Concept launches ambitious commitment to sustainable change

Event Industry News

Event Concept today announced their commitment to a more sustainable future with the launch of their 2030 Pledge. Kate Connell, Event Concept’s Project Director adds “We’ve put our money where our mouth is and with our 2030 Pledge, we launch into a post pandemic economy with a new focus.

SEC to plant trees for meetings at IMEX

Event Industry News

The venue, which recently announced its ambition to achieve net zero by 2030, will also be sharing other sustainable initiatives taking place at the SEC since it hosted the globally recognized COP26 conference last year.

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Net Zero Carbon Events names Scottish Event Campus as Gold Sponsor

Event Industry News

The Scottish Event Campus recently announced its own aspirations towards Net Zero by 2030. We’ve already outlined our ambitions for Net Zero by 2030, our support for Net Zero Carbon Events extends this supporting to the rest of the industry.”.

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Events Industry Leaders to Present Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge at COP26

Convene by PCMA

The event industry’s Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge requires signatories to commit to targets aligned with the Paris Climate Accord, which includes achieving a 50-percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 on the way to net zero emissions by 2050.

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Lime Venue Portfolio to Contribute to Net Zero Target

Prestige Events Magazine

Parent Brand, Compass Group UK & Ireland Announces Commitment to Reach Net Zero by 2030. News facts: Compass Group UK&I has announced a commitment to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, in line with targets to limit global temperature rises to 1.5°C

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Big Goals Announced for Sustainable Jet Fuel

MeetingsNet

This summer, the European Union took a step toward increasing demand with its mandate that SAF make up two percent of aviation fuel at EU airports by 2025 and five percent by 2030.

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A New Industry Initiative: Net Zero Carbon Events

MeetingsNet

Kicking off on Monday, November 1 in Glasgow, Scotland, the United Nations Climate Change Conference—also known as COP26—will feature leaders from more than 100 nations presenting how their countries can achieve a 50-percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030.

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MGM Resorts International Hits Sustainability Milestone

Smart Meetings

MGM’s target is to reduce its overall greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030, and source 100 percent renewable energy in the United States and 80 percent globally by 2030. Record hot temperatures in the Pacific Northwest. Strange clouds in Warsaw, Poland.

Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden London leads the way with low carbon hot water generation

Prestige Events Magazine

The project at Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden , part of The Ascott Limited (Ascott) portfolio – CapitaLand’s wholly owned lodging business unit – is part of CapitaLand’s 2030 Sustainability Master Plan targets.

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How Digital Event Technology Can Help on the Journey Towards Net Zero

Glisser

During Cannes Lions Live - this year’s virtual version of the advertising industry’s annual get-together on the Côte d’Azur - Dentsu International, one of the largest global media agencies, revealed it is cutting air travel by 65% as part of its plans to reach net zero by 2030.

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DRPG signs pledge for “Net Zero Carbon Events”

Event Industry News

By signing the pledge, DRPG is committing to publish our pathway to achieve net zero by 2050 at the latest, with an interim target in line with the Paris Agreement’s requirement to reduce global GHG emissions by 50% by 2030.

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Lime Venue Portfolio to contribute to Net Zero target

Event Industry News

News facts: Compass Group UK&I has announced a commitment to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, in line with targets to limit global temperature rises to 1.5°C By 2030 there will be a 40% switch towards plant-based proteins, with an interim target of at least 25% by 2025.

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New Carbon Guidelines Can Transform Events

EventMB

Members commit to meeting criteria that make their carbon reduction efforts credible and aligned with the global goal of halving emissions by 2030 and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. .

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IMEX Reinforces Prospects of Event Industry Recovery

EventMB

My first appointment on Tuesday was a direct enquiry with a new client for a medical congress for 5,500 people with 15,000 sqm of exhibition space for 2028 or 2030.” IMEX in Frankfurt is back after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic.

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IMEX Frankfurt Asks Attendees to Take Pledge on Sustainability

EventMB

The SEC, which hosted the globally recognized COP26 conference last year, has also announced its ambition to achieve net zero by 2030.

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Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable Development Goals & Events

Event Industry News

In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly created the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in which 17 goals were created. All member states of the UN have adopted the agenda with the aim to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

IHG Hotels & Resorts Partnering with Unilever to Eliminate Single-use Toiletries

Smart Meetings

Yasmin Diamond, executive vice president of global corporate affairs at IHG, said in a statement, “Transitioning to bulk amenities across our global estate was one of our first significant steps towards eliminating single-use items throughout the guest stay by 2030.

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Not Your Average Survey: The UN Wants to Hear from Meetings Industry

PCMA Convene

For the first time since the member states of the United Nations adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 and created a 2030 Agenda toward Sustainable Development, the international body will hold a summit to assess the initiative’s progress. Take the survey at this special MYWorld 2030 site. The United Nations want to know how it can help the meetings industry better reach its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Courtesy UN).

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etc.venues To Open Third New York City Venue since early 2020

Prestige Events Magazine

billion by 2030.”. Latest strategic expansion will increase its portfolio in NYC to 30 meeting and event spaces.

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Event Concept: Their mission- to be your Partner of choice, delivering excellence with creativity, innovation and conscience

Event Industry News

Event Concept have recently launched their 2030 Pledge , having taken the decision that it is time to challenge the assumption that you cannot create a meaningful, creative experience without damaging the natural world and are committed to creating #ImpactWithoutImpact.

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OVO HYDRO IS THE FIRST ARENA IN THE WORLD TO ACHIEVE ‘A GREENER ARENA CERTIFICATION’??? 

Prestige Events Magazine

Supports SEC & OVO Energy’s commitments to become net zero businesses by 2030. It is a significant milestone on our journey towards net zero by 2030, and a real credit to the team who work so passionately on implementing our sustainability strategy.”.

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IMEX Frankfurt Exhibitors Promote Sustainability

Convene by PCMA

The tree pledge is one of several sustainability initiatives the SEC has introduced to reach its goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. A volunteer plants Scots pine seedlings.

Temple Bets on Meetings with New Degree Program

MeetingsNet

In Temple’s announcement about the new degree program, it cites both the desire audiences have to get back to in-person events as well as statistics from Trends Exchange that says the virtual-event industry is expected to grow from $78 billion to $774 billion by 2030. “If

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The Meetings Show commits to Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show has pledged to reach Net Zero by 2050, cutting carbon emissions by 50% by 2030, in signing the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge.

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Now Boarding at Gate Green…

SmartMeetings

DFW’s Robert Horton, its vice president of environmental sustainability, used that podium to pledge that his airport would meet its net-zero goal by 2030. Airports must do more to be eco-friendly. As meeting profs, you probably spend more hours than you’d like in airports.

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Lime Venue Portfolio Announces ‘Green’ Website

Prestige Events Magazine

The clean and green marketing approach is in line with the company’s commitment of reaching Climate Net Zero by 2030. Lime Venue Portfolio is pioneering for greener marketing within the meetings and events industry with the announcement of a new ‘clean and green’ website for 2022.

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Lime Venue Portfolio announces ‘green’ website

Event Industry News

The clean and green marketing approach is in line with the company’s commitment of reaching Climate Net Zero by 2030. Lime Venue Portfolio is pioneering for greener marketing within the meetings and events industry with the announcement of a new ‘clean and green’ website for 2022.

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AIM Group International signs pledge for “Net Zero Carbon Events”

Event Industry News

By signing the pledge, AIM Group is committing to publish our pathway to achieve net zero by 2050 at the latest, with an interim target in line with the Paris Agreement’s requirement to reduce global GHG emissions by 50% by 2030.

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SEC reaching 100 trees ‘Planted for Meetings’ ahead of The Meetings Show

Event Industry News

The SEC recently announced its ambition to achieve Net Zero by 2030 as well as its Gold Sponsorship of the Net Zero Carbon Events initiative.

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RX names Helen Sheppard as new global sustainability director

Event Industry News

RX is a founding partner of the pledge, signed in November 2021, and commits the event industry to achieve net zero by 2050, at the latest, and halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

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California Passes Extensive Climate, Clean Energy Bill

Smart Meetings

In addition, SB-1137 calls for the closure of the state’s last nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon, to be postponed until 2030.

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Cvent calls on MICE industry to use In-House Corporate Event’s SAM App to help achieve COP26 Sustainability Pledge

Event Industry News

Event professionals across the globe are being urged to take part in the beta testing phase of SAM to help build an eco-friendlier sector and meet the pledge made at COP26 to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030.

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The Future Is Now: The Case Of Event App Design

Endless Events

No wonder our hosts believe that it feels as if we’ve time-traveled all the way to 2030 in the last 10 months as far as technology goes. From 2020 To 2030 In 10 Months. Technology-wise, we fast-forwarded to 2030: the event app design now matters more than ever.