Contents – 3rd Edition

Chapter 1
SUSTAINABILITY AND EVENTS

  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable Development
  • Social Responsibility
  • Event Sustainability around the World
  • Event Legacy
  • Event Sustainability Industry Organisations

Chapter 2
EVENT SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT

  • Identifying Issues
  • Sustainability Policy
  • Measurement, Reporting and Evaluation

Chapter 3
COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT

  • Sustainability Communications
  • Stakeholders
  • Attendee Engagement
  • Performance Reporting

Chapter 4
DESTINATION AND VENUE

  • Sustainable Event Destinations
  • Event Industry Readiness
  • Venues
  • Accommodation
  • Certification

Chapter 5
ENERGY

  • Energy Sources
  • Temporary Power
  • Energy Planning
  • Energy Stakeholders
  • Efficient Generator Planning
  • Audiovisual, Lighting and Technology
  • Energy-efficient Catering
  • Performance Reporting

Chapter 6
TRANSPORT

  • Production Transport
  • Production Travel
  • Attendee Travel
  • Performance Reporting

Chapter 7
GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

  • GHG Emissions and Events
  • Defining the Measurement Boundary
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Measuring Event GHGs
  • Carbon Compensation, Balance or Offsetting
  • Carbon Neutral Events

Chapter 8
PROCUREMENT AND RESOURCE USE

  • Impacts of Consumption
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Reducing Event Consumption
  • Labelling and Certification
  • Timber
  • Paper
  • Printing
  • Signage
  • Installations and Construction
  • Merchandise. Gifts, Giveaways and Garments
  • Paints and Varnishes
  • Cleaning Products
  • Sustainable Supplier Databases
  • Food and Beverage
  • Food and Beverage Serviceware
  • Engaging Caterers and Food Vendors
  • Performance Reporting

Chapter 9
WASTE AND RESOURCE RECOVERY

  • What Waste at Your Event?
  • Commit to a Zero Waste Event
  • Waste Avoidance and Reduction
  • Waste Management in the Event Destination
  • Material Types
  • Waste Processing
  • At-event Waste Segregation
  • Waste Initiatives
  • Performance Reporting

Chapter 10
WATER AND AMENITIES 

  • Water Rights and Scarcity
  • Water Sources
  • Water Use at Events
  • Water-wise Stakeholders
  • Wastewater
  • Amenities
  • Performance Reporting