ICCA 2013 Scandinavia Destination Sustainability Index

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Summary presentation of how cities across the five Scandinavian countries are working together to improve the sustainability of the meetings industry. The Index compares performance in 20 cities to show performance of City Infrastructure and Meeting Industry Policy and Practice. The 2013 Index (second one) showed a 7% overall improvement

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    1. 1. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANGuy BigwoodMCI Group Sustainability DirectorJune 2013, IMEXScandinavia Sustainable Meetings Region
    2. 2. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANAgendaPresent2013 IndexDiscuss NextSteps
    3. 3. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANOUR JOURNEY SO FAR
    4. 4. Step 1: Gothenburg, 2010
    5. 5. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANCREATED VISION FOR SUSTAINABLEMEETINGS REGION
    6. 6. Phase 2: Reykjavik, 2011
    7. 7. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN Launched the ScandinaviaSustainable MeetingsAccord: 30 organisationssigned Launched a common set ofperformance indicators 16 destinations participatedStep 3:Tampere, Finland 2012
    8. 8. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN1. Engaging our clients, partners and other interested parties in dialogueabout sustainability2. Educating, sharing knowledge and recognizing best practice.3. Encouraging and supporting private-public collaboration with otherdestinations4. Providing resources to planners to identify responsible, sustainable andcertified suppliers5. Advocating efficient, equitable and more sustainable use of resources.6. Facilitating the increased use of environmentally friendly transport7. Calculating the CO2 footprint of the Scandinavian meetings industry andaiming to reduce this by 20% by 2020.8. Upholding the highest standards of honesty and fairness and thusmaintaining a society with integrity and strong ethical standards.9. Giving back to the communityAccord: Driving Sustainability
    9. 9. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    10. 10. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANUNIQUESTUDY
    11. 11. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANStep 4: Aarhus, Denmark 2013
    12. 12. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    13. 13. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANHardware: Infrastructure of city- Recycling- Carbon Emissions- Public TransportSoftware: Meetings industry commitment- % certified venues/hotels- CVB sustainability communications- CVB support to help clients be sustainableScandinavian DestinationSustainability Index
    14. 14. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN• Uppsala• Gothenburg2013 Best Performers
    15. 15. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANIndex improvement: 2012 to 2013• From 16 to 20 Cities• Greater accuracy• Increased commitment• More Strategic• Better communication
    16. 16. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANClimate Leaders100% Cities have climate plan6 tons/co2 average per capita emissions36% Average 2020 co2 reduction target41% Average renewable energy mix78% Average waste diversion rate for the city
    17. 17. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANMORE THAN GREEN:FOCUS ON ETHICAL BUSINESShttp://cpi.transparency.org/cpi2012/results/All 5 COUNTRIES WITHIN TOP 11 COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDFOR TRANSPARENCY & ANTI-CORRUPTIONAverage score is 88
    18. 18. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN47% of CVBs nowhave a publiclyavailable sustainabilityPolicy25% in 2012Evolution of strategy
    19. 19. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    20. 20. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    21. 21. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN59% of ScandinavianCongress and ExhibitionCenters are eco-certified100% Copenhagen, Oslo, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Stavanger, Uppsala, Reykavik
    22. 22. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    23. 23. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN90% of hotels are easily accessible by publictransport to the main congress and exhibition centre(s).68% of the City’s hotels are within 1km walking distance
    24. 24. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN37% of CVBs provide clients with ideas and resources fordonation programs for food and/or conference materials
    25. 25. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    26. 26. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANNext StepsReal success is driven by partnerships
    27. 27. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANPlease communicate our success storyPublish Press Release on web, newsletters,social mediaEngage your communityReview in board meetingsPlan your improvement
    28. 28. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANRECRUITMORECITIES
    29. 29. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN2013 Index was sponsored byWe are currently looking for 2014 sponsorsThanks to our sponsors
    30. 30. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCANwww.iccaworld.com/dbs/scandinavian_chapterEmail: Guy.bigwood@mci-group.comLessConversationMoreAction.comFor more informationImages: istockphoto +
    31. 31. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN
    32. 32. ICCA Scandinavian Chapter: Twitter: #ICCASCAN• To add:– Include catering, airports, and eventorganizers– Track business impact– Track impact on the community• To improve:– Provide better guidance and instructionson completing the Index– Expand to include Universities and otherkey meeting venues, and not justCongress Centres– Focus on gender balance and not onlywomen in managementNext Steps: 2014 Index Improvement

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