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Open World Green Team Pre Con 10 05

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some cool preliminary stats on what we've been achieving with Oracle OpenWorld sustainability initiatives

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Open World Green Team Pre Con 10 05

  1. 2. What You’ve Done - Transportation <ul><li>Reducing shuttle requirements by 32 buses . This has been done by expanding hotels on walking routes and establishing shuttles to transit notes. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brings total shuttle reductions to 43 since 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translates into 4100 fewer miles travelled, reduced diesel use by 800 gallons and 17,904 lbs of CO2 emissions avoided ! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Providing enhanced sustainable transportation information to attendees , including providing green travel tips, carbon offset options through new partner airlines and public transit information on the OOW web site. </li></ul><ul><li>Using latest shuttle technology : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>70% buses newer than 2004. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30% are newer than 2007 and use diesel particular filters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% use low-sulfur diesel and J-level oil. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. What You’ve Done - Signage <ul><li>30% fewer signs used. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated 30% cost reduction . </li></ul><ul><li>Greener banners/signage : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design for Oracle reuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donation for reuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recyclable matte vinyl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified compostable </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. What You’ve Done - Hotels <ul><li>Provide green concierge services through SFCVB web site. </li></ul><ul><li>86% of hotels reporting sustainable practices, improving from 80% in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>5 hotels with meeting space are tracking data for Trash Challenge (new for 2009). </li></ul><ul><li>42% of hotels are on walking routes. </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking amenity donation. </li></ul>
  4. 5. What You’ve Done <ul><li>Zero water bottles used in food service. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenWorld 2007 – 46,600 12 oz. bottles distributed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenWorld 2008 – 812 five-gallon bottles replace individual water bottle service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green exhibitor guidelines included in exhibitor kit, show blog and green exhibitors featured in the show daily. </li></ul><ul><li>60 Oracle Volunteers will join Friends of the Urban Forest to plant trees in neighborhoods around Moscone Center on Saturday, October 10. </li></ul>
  5. 6. What We Need to Do – KPIs: <ul><li>Economic indicators : Estimate any cost savings/additions associated with efforts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shuttle reductions (Hartmann) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signage reductions (Francisco) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food procurement (Savor/Hartmann) – water bottles, local </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Print reductions (Jane) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. What We Need to Do – KPIs: <ul><li>Environmental Indicators : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shuttle fuel use (Hartmann) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facility energy use (Moscone) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facility water use (Moscone) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Venue waste (Moscone, 5 meeting hotels – Kelley/Courtney) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food miles (Savor/Hartmann) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper use (all vendors, Oracle staff) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miles travelled (all vendors, Oracle staff) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. What We Need to Do – KPIs: <ul><li>Procurement : Environmental specifications and amounts for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food & beverage procurement (Savor!/Hartmann) – amounts of local, organic, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trade show procurement (Champion) – carpet, signage, freight, materials reuse, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signage (Francisco) – reuse, recycled, donated. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Printed materials (Jane) – reductions, recycled content. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Airline partnership program use. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deadline: By November 13 (or sooner if possible!) </li></ul><ul><li>Send to: [email_address] </li></ul>

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