Green Meetings - Studies and Links

More information on how to plan a sustainable meeting

Green Meeting Guides

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC)

Umwelt Bundesamt

 

CO2 Calculator

GCB Calculator

Climate Projects

Myclimate

atmosfair

Co2oL

Goldstandard

 

Green Procurement

Green public procurement

Green Mobility

www.greenmobility.de

www.deutschebahn.com/en/sustainability/

www.lufthansagroup.com/en/responsibility.html


Sustainable Labels

Sustainable Management Standards


ISO 1401

www.iso.org/iso/home/search.htm

EMAS

www.emas.de/meta/english-summary/ 

British Standard 8901

sustainable-event-alliance.org/how-to-guides/projects/bs-8901/

ISO 20121

www.iso20121.org


Climate Compensation


Gold Standard

www.goldstandard.org

Stop Climate change

old.stop-climate-change.de/en/


Certifications (Hotels, Locations, Agencies)


Green Globe

greenglobe.com

Europäisches Umweltzeichen

ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/

Bio Hotels

ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/

FAMAB Sustainable Company

famab.de/en/famab/nachhaltigkeit

 

Catering (Food and Beverage)


Agriculture and rural development – Organic farming

ec.europa.eu/agriculture/organic/index_en.htm

Marine Stewardship Council

www.msc.org

fairtrade

www.fairtrade-deutschland.de/bot/fairtrade-in-english/

Naturland

www.naturland.de/en/

 

Fairtrade

GEPA The Fairtrade Company

www.gepa.de/en/welcome.html

El Puente Equitable World Trade

www.el-puente.de/index.php=

Dwp The Fair Trade Cooperative

www.dwp-rv.de/cm/index.php;

Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

www.fibl.org/en/homepage.html


Different Labels


Environmental Badge

www.environmental-badge.co.uk/en/environmental-badge.html

Cleaner Car Contracts

www.cleanercarcontracts.eu

Umweltbundesamt - UBA 

www.umweltbundesamt.de/en/topics/economics-consumption/green-public-procurement

Certifications for Green Energy Products

www.gruenerstromlabel.de/english/

TÜV Süd Energy Certification

www.tuev-sued.de/plants-buildings-technical-facilities/fields-of-engineering/environmental-engineering/energy-certification

EU Energy Star, Labeling Energy Efficient Office Equipment 

www.eu-energystar.org

TCO Development

tcodevelopment.com/tco-certified/

The Blue Angel

www.blauer-engel.de/en

nature plus – natural sustainable building

www.baubook.at/natureplus/

GUT License check

www.pro-dis.info/gut.html;

Natural Textile Industry

www.naturtextil.com

Global Organic Textile Standard

www.global-standard.org/ 

OEKO TEX Assocation

www.oeko-tex.com/en/manufacturers/manufacturers.xhtml

FSC Forest Stewardship Council

ic.fsc.org

Fair Flowers fair Plants

www.fairflowersfairplants.com/home-en.aspx

Sustainable Events

Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis

www.nachhaltigkeitspreis.de/sonstige/english-summary/

 

 

 

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Christine Koch

Christine Koch
Database Marketing / Sustainability Representative

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