Contents – 2nd Edition

1. Sustainability and Events

  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability Policy
  • Measurement and Reporting
  • Event Professional Sustainability Competencies
  • Event Sustainability Industry Organisations

 

2. Engagement and Communications

  • Internal Stakeholders
  • External Stakeholders
  • Attendee Engagement
  • Performance Reporting

 

3. Identify Issues

  • Prioritising Issues
  • Control or influence
  • Significance and relevance
  • Sustainable Development Principles
  • Timing
  • Issues Decision Tree
  • Issues Identification Checklist

 

4. Destination and Venue

  • Sustainable Event Destinations
  • Sustainable Destination Checklist
  • Venue and Accommodation Choice
  • Venue and Lodging Checklist

 

5. Energy

  • Energy Planning Steps
  • Power Planning Stakeholders
  • Power Demand Planning Communications Map
  • Venue Owner’s Energy Checklist
  • Event Organiser’s Energy Checklist
  • Non-Renewable Energy Sources
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Temporary Power
  • Indoor Events
  • Outdoor Events
  • Lighting
  • Performance Reporting

 

6. Transport

  • Travel and Transport Checklist
  • Freight
  • Onsite Vehicles and Plant
  • Crew and Participant Transport
  • Attendee Travel
  • Sustainable Attendee Travel Checklist
  • Performance Reporting

 

7. Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Measurement Scope
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Carbon Compensation and Offsetting

 

8. Purchasing and Resource Use

  • Procurement Health Check
  • Impacts of Consumption
  • Procurement Checklist
  • Greenwashing
  • Labelling and Certification
  • Timber Products
  • Printing
  • Signage
  • Merchandise, Gifts and Giveaways
  • Garments
  • Paints and Varnishes
  • Cleaning Products
  • Food and Beverage
  • Food and Beverage Serviceware
  • Vendors, Exhibitors and Sponsors
  • Sustainable Procurement Policy
  • Supplier Management
  • Performance Reporting

 

9. Waste

  • Waste Backstory
  • Waste Hierarchy
  • Waste Timeline
  • Waste Planning Steps
  • Stakeholders
  • Waste Checklist
  • Waste Management in the Event Destination
  • Material Types
  • Waste Processing
  • What Waste at Your Event?
  • Waste Prevention
  • Waste Segregation
  • Waste Initiatives
  • Performance Reporting

 

10. Water

  • Water Scarcity
  • Types of Water
  • Water Management Checklist
  • Water Use and Conservation
  • Messaging and Campaigns
  • Wastewater
  • Amenities
  • Performance Reporting

 

11. Standards and Certifications

  • Certifications
  • ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management Systems
  • Clause by Clause
  • Conformity Claims

 

12. Legacy

  • Event Legacy
  • Performance Reporting