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2014 – Green Party / Wrap / Forestry Commisson etc

Our market leading environmental credentials are being recognised by a growing number of organisations. So far in 2014 we have hosted the Green Party’s annual conference, CABI’s 393rd executive committee meeting, a number of events for...

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Cavendish Venues chosen by Green Party for their annual conference

Cavendish venues were delighted to be chosen to host the European Green Party’s hustings on Saturday the 18th January. Our Cavendish venue was chosen after a detailed search. Evidence of just how far we have gone...

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London’s greenest venue – free carbon offset

We believe we are industry leaders in introducing sustainable practices in the London meetings market. Use our carbon calculator http://www.cavendishconferencevenues.co.uk/event-carbon-calculator/ to calculate how much carbon your event is generating, we will pick up the tab.

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Cavendish Conference Venues announce two major Green Initiatives

Cavendish Conference Venues announce two major Green Initiatives. We have now moved all our electricity supplies from the Megalith that is EDF albeit on a green tariff (Carbon levy exempt) to Ecotricity. The logic is twofold. Firstly we prefer dealing with smaller companies, EDF professes to have somewhere over 100 000 employees, there is just no human face; it is all about systems and processes. Second, EDF produces both clean...

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Sustainable Standards for Conferences and Events – Absolute Chaos

At least 10 standardised ways of measuring the sustainability of a conference event or meeting, could things be more chaotic.   With ISO 20121 being mooted as the new international standard for sustainable events, sitting atop of the domestic standard of ISO 14001, then we have BSI 8901 as a further refinement. Sitting beneath these are a whole host of individual UK government supported measures, Green Tourism Scheme, Green Mark,...

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Conferences & Accreditation – How can the green get greener?

There are as we all know a mass of accreditation paths ISO 14001, BS 8901, The Green Tourism scheme, hospitality climates, Green Mark etc etc.  While not massively expensive in themselves all of them are immensely time consumptive. We at Cavendish Conference Venues have tried to cut through this by offering a simple transparent target namely to be Landfill neutral We recognise that if every conference venue simply invented their...

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