Finland to publish CSR manual in June

Guide will help meetings industry to assess environmental impact of events

Finland to publish CSR manual in June
Finland to publish CSR manual in June

A CSR manual for the Finnish meetings industry is being published in June to help buyers assess the environmental impact of their events.

It comes after the Finland Convention Bureau (FCB) launched a pilot project to draw up guidelines for environmentally responsible meetings in November 2008.

Environmental reviews of meetings, accommodation and transportation providers were carried out in FCB member city Hämeenlinna to help produce the manual.

The guide looks at the environmental impacts of events, focusing on climate change caused by CO2 emissions.

It also includes a conceptual model that conference organisers can use to analyse and identify the environmental impacts of their own events.

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