|Submission Date||March 2, 2017|
Indiana University Bloomington
IN-5: Green Event Certification
|0.50 / 0.50||
IU Office of Sustainability
Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
|Yes or No|
|Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets||Yes|
|Sustainable catering (e.g. sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials)||Yes|
|Paper consumption (e.g. minimization and recycled/FSC certified content)||Yes|
|Energy efficiency (e.g. equipment and lighting)||Yes|
|Waste minimization and diversion||Yes|
|Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices||No|
A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program, including the specific components selected above:
The Green Events program aims to accomplish five things: 1) provide resources to event planners, 2) evaluate planner’s sustainability initiatives, 3) provide opportunities of reflection and compare organization’s event sustainability, 4) inform and educate participants about simple green initiatives, and 5) compose a list of local, community resources.
By providing these tools to campus and community event planners, IU hopes to limit food and solid waste, support the local community, and, ultimately, make hosting a sustainable event easier.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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