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August 2014 In This Issue
Features
Noteworthy
Eco-Innovators
Green Product Directory
Enviro Events
Bullfrog Power
Features
Green Key Global (GKG), in partnership with MPI Foundation Canada, announces the release of version 2.0 of the Green Key Meetings Program, a comprehensive environmental assessment tool for facilities, both lodging and non-lodging, that host meetings of any scale. Developed with the assistance of senior meeting planner professionals, the Program has been updated to ensure incorporation of current meeting practice elements as well as to complement the well-known APEX/ASTM Green Meetings Standards.
 
Introducing the ALL NEW Green Key Meeting Certification, our most advanced program yet.

Supporting the principles of People, Planet and Profit – Green Key Meetings is the sustainable solution for events, meetings, symposiums and conferences
 
Kinesik and Green Key Global, offer you a special
opportunity to purchase Ecoglo Running Man signs at a reduced price.
 
Canadian Lodging News
Leslie Wu

MONTREAL—Chef Matthieu Saunier and his kitchen team at the InterContinental Montreal are going green with a new chef’s garden project on the roof of the hotel.
 
Noteworthy
GreenBiz.com
Meghan McDonald

In sustainability communications, even synonyms can inspire vastly different reactions. Take "nature" and "environment," for instance. We’ve learned that "nature," when coupled with "conservation" or "stewardship," can better engage a more conservative audience for whom "environment" is a rather abstract concept associated with liberal politics.
 
Hotel News Now
Ed Watkins

CHICAGO—The movement toward restaurant menus featuring farm-to-table ingredients isn’t a fad; it’s something that will continue to be part of hotel food-and-beverage operations, said panelists during a discussion at last month’s meeting of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Food & Beverage Council at the Godfrey Hotel.
 
Eco-Innovators
Takepart.com
Liz Dwyer

When it comes to methods of cleaning the world’s most polluted waterways, using grass probably isn’t the solution that immediately comes to mind. But an innovative partnership in the Philippines is using an 88.5-foot-long floating billboard made of vetiver to purify Manila’s insanely dirty Pasig River. The hopeful message it displays as it drifts on top of the water? "Clean River Soon."
 
Naylor, LLC
Naylor, LLC
Green Product Directory
The Green Product Directory is designed to assist our Green Key Members in furthering their environmental and energy saving initiatives. To access the complete directory, visit the Green Key Global website.
 
Enviro Events
IncentiveWorks is Canada’s largest event for professionals who plan, organize or influence meetings and events. This two-day event is specifically tailored for meeting planners to connect with suppliers, engage the industry and learn how to plan better events.

Visit us August 19 & 20 at Booth #637!
 
 

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