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    Origin’All Launches at IBTM with Sustainable Community Zone

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    IBTM last week saw the launch of a new community focused social enterprise for the meetings and events industry – Origin’All. The company works with local, destination-specific suppliers to create more authentic meeting and incentive programmes, ensuring that the value of the meeting stays within the local community while enriching the experience for delegates. As […]

    Silverstone Conference & Exhibition Centre signs pledge for ‘Net Zero Carbon Events

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    Silverstone International Conference & Exhibition Centre has signed the ‘Net Zero Carbon Events’ pledge, a joint commitment across the events and meetings industry to achieve the targets laid out in the Paris Climate Accord. The pledge commits organisations to achieve ‘net zero’ by 2050, at the latest, and halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The […]

    Why sustainability is important for businesses – but planting a tree isn’t the answer…

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    By Neil Bradbrook, MD, Ahead Business Consulting As the dust settles on COP26, which rather predictably failed to fulfil hopes and promises, the obvious question is: what next? Pandemics excepted, COPs normally take place every year. COP26 was important – not because Scotland was hosting, but because it is five COPs on from Paris, where […]

    Fira de Barcelona joins Net Zero Carbon Events commitment

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    Fira de Barcelona has signed up to the “Net Zero Carbon Events” Commitment by the Events Industry Council (JMIC), which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The initiative, which has been launched at the COP26 World Climate Summit, is the most global action […]

    It’s Time To Start Travelling More Sustainably

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    By Kip Parker, Business Development & Membership Manager, Raileasy As COP26 closes you can’t fail to have seen the news about the serious threat we face from climate change. We all have to start making changes to the way we live, but you can make an immediate contribution by choosing to travel by train. Rail […]

    Agiito helps customers offset 3,500t of CO2 in six months

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    By Agiito As part of our commitment to responsible business travel, Agiito has collectively offset 3,500 tons of CO2 for customers across the energy, care and housing sectors in the last six months. Working with Trees4Travel, we’ve enabled one customer to offset three years’ worth of historical trips so they can achieve their first ‘Corporate […]

    Businesses still not prioritising sustainable business travel post-Covid

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    The findings of a new survey to understand current attitudes towards building back business travel post-pandemic has revealed that only 11 per cent of businesses are prioritising sustainable business travel, despite increasing demand from employees. The survey of 1,022 UK employees and 250 employers was carried out by spend management specialist Emburse. It asked questions […]

    Lime Venue Portfolio launches Meetings For Change

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    Lime Venue Portfolio has launched a new initiative that underlines its commitment to sustainability within the industry. The announcement comes off the back of its ground-breaking ‘Chapter V’ Beyond Food Report, which launched recently, and looked at the future of food in the meetings and events industry. Meetings for Change has now taken the learnings […]

    13 ways to develop sustainable company values

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    Millennials in particular are more likely to spend money with a company, or consider joining their workforce, if it has clear business ethics that align with their own, or if the business shows corporate social responsibility or clear integrity.  These younger consumers are extremely important not least because have also have the loudest voices on […]

    UK business leaders to boost investment in employee wellbeing

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    British business leaders are set to increase their investment in employee wellbeing as they look to retain and nurture staff in the wake of ongoing economic concerns. According to Bupa Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index 2021, UK business leaders are predicted to increase their spend on employee mental health and wellbeing by 18 per cent in the coming […]