People

People are the heart of your green event. Planning to engage people from stakeholders to vendors and attendees in your green efforts can make a big difference. Select action tasks to ensure you are planning to build involvement from people. 



Goal: Build Involvement With Your Green Efforts From People Engaged in the Event



      
 
 
                 
Obtain Support from Stakeholders for Your Green Efforts
Develop a Sustainable Event Factsheet and share it with stakeholders.  
  Consult and cooperate with community stakeholders (e.g. landowners, neighbors, public authorities and emergency services) in order to reduce environmental impacts such as noise, parking and handling of waste.  
  Motivate event stakeholders to engage in recognition options and/or competitions that create awareness and require active participation.
For example, give certificates to partners, sponsors or vendors who engage in sustainable event practices. 
                 
Educate Workers Involved with the Event About Your Green Efforts
Develop a Sustainable Event Factsheet and share it with workers.   
  Have personal contact with as many workers and service providers as possible to explain the what-why-how of the green efforts for this event.   
  Provide training about the green efforts for the event for as many workers and service providers as possible. 
                 
Educate Attendees at the Event About Your Green Efforts
Develop a Sustainable Event Factsheet and share it with attendees.  
  Use the event to raise awareness among participants; through information documents, opening remarks and announcements.   
  Develop a survey or use event evaluation plans to gather feedback from attendees about your green efforts. Have attendees take a green pledge

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