Fighting climate change – one conference at a time

Fighting climate change – one conference at a time

A 42kW solar power system installed almost two years ago on the Spier Conference Centre roof has resulted in significant energy savings, offsetting roughly 40% of the Centre’s annual power usage. Consisting of 156 panels, the system is also an important tool in...
Meetings Africa composting prevents 2 337,7kg of CO2e emissions

Meetings Africa composting prevents 2 337,7kg of CO2e emissions

South African Tourism (SA Tourism) is a member of the Event Greening Forum (EGF). It has committed to making its events sustainable with the EGF’s support – such as its multiple Green Award winning business tourism show, Meetings Africa, and, as of this year, its...
Slashing commute time could save 214m tonnes of CO2 by 2030

Slashing commute time could save 214m tonnes of CO2 by 2030

An increase in flexible working will reduce levels of carbon dioxide by 214 million tonnes per year by 2030, according to a new study by Regus. The economic study, carried out by independent researchers, found that if the growth in flexible workspace continues to...
Event Greening Forum’s first research findings published

Event Greening Forum’s first research findings published

In the process of event greening, you’re likely to come across the phrase: “You cannot manage what you cannot measure.” In order to be more energy efficient, or conserve water, or reduce your waste footprint, you need to know the scale of the problem and be able to...