The Event Greening Forum would like to thank the Sandton Sun for their sponsorship of a venue for a recent meeting. We were delighted to see that the meeting room included jugs of water, pencils and pens made from recycled materials – all more eco-friendly options than the standard items usually provided at conferences.
Having recently been awarded Gold Certification in their latest audit conducted by the Heritage Programme, the Sandton Sun is continuously looking for new green initiatives to implement in the hotel. From communication to conferences, there are policies and procedures in place to ensure that responsible, sustainable measures are taken seriously.
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9-10 November, 2011, Sandton Sun
Worldwide, consumer interest in responsible tourism is growing at a rapid rate. So much so that it has been identified as one of the key growth areas over the next decade.
Pro-active companies and governments are beginning to see the advantage of this and the benefits that can be gained from limiting the impact their operations have on the environment. More importantly, green travel creates a positive experience for local communities, tourism companies and the tourists themselves. [Read on...]