Addressing Emissions for Conferences and Events

Addressing Emissions for Conferences and Events

Conferences and events tend to have big carbon footprints. TerraPass helps companies reduce their event carbon footprints and has learned a lot along the way. We share our expertise here.

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DOE's Solar Decathlon Offsets Visitor's Travel Emissions
October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, a collegiate home building competition, lowered the carbon footprint of the event by purchasing carbon offsets from TerraPass to mitigate estimated greenhouse gas emissions created by attendee travel. The Southern California Institute of Architecture, on behalf of the attendees of  the Solar Decathlon, offset 1,...
Oct 17, 2013 4:15 PM ET
Tackling Carbon Pollution from Sports Fans
By Nancy Bsales & Kathryn Sarkis Over the last 10 years the sports industry has started to achieve meaningful reductions in greenhouse gas emission by implementing programs to improve their environmental footprints. Nevertheless, sporting events continue to have a big carbon footprint. According...
Aug 26, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Meeting Mythbusters: The Cost Of #Carbon Accountability
A recent column claiming tech conferences are destroying the world is the inspiration for today’s Meeting Mythbusters. While many a...
Jun 28, 2013 7:40 AM ET
Leaner Greener Meetings with MeetGreen and TerraPass
The following tips are provided by TerraPass partner Meet Green, which helps...
May 10, 2013 2:10 PM ET
How to Offset Your Conference
Collectively, business travel creates a sizable carbon footprint for conferences.  Conferences can produce 1,000 – 2,000 lbs of CO2 or more per attendee, depending on the event. That adds up pretty quickly. The carbon footprint of an event primarily consists of activities from three areas:  Flight: An in-person event like conferences requires a number of plane trips. A...
Apr 29, 2013 6:05 PM ET


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