The world stops for no one

The world stops for no one

Lisa Jade Hutchings, founder and head ginger of GingerBiscuit, shares her thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the pressing need for more sustainably led efforts. This article was published by Meetings magazine in their September/October 2020 issue....
Webinar: Sustainable events in an uncertain time

Webinar: Sustainable events in an uncertain time

Join us for our first Event Greening Forum (EGF) webinar, where we will be unpacking what sustainability can look like during the COVID-19 pandemic – and beyond.  Synopsis As the applied lockdowns are systematically being lifted and the economy is slowly...
Recognising that glimmer of hope

Recognising that glimmer of hope

Greg McManus, the Event Greening Forum Chairperson, shares his views on the impact and opportunities of Covid-19 on business events in the latest issue of Business Events Africa....
The EGF’s networking event brings social sustainability to life

The EGF’s networking event brings social sustainability to life

The Event Greening Forum hosted an educational networking event at Foakes Coffee Roastery and Bakery, in Victoria Yards, Johannesburg, on Thursday 24 October 2019. The main theme of the afternoon was social sustainability – an often overlooked aspect of sustainable...
Compostable alternatives to plastic

Compostable alternatives to plastic

In events, single-use or disposable plastics have been especially useful in offering convenience, speed, scale, hygiene and affordability. Think of an event with thousands of attendees, and how quickly and safely they can be catered for with pre-packaged meals,...