In Copenhagen sustainability is always on the agenda
Social responsibility for an event means building sustainable relations and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity of access. This includes broad gender and societal representation among participants, panels, keynotes. It also includes working to create a long-term positive impact on local communities. Even though the participants are only at the destination for a short period of time, you still have the opportunity to engage them in local culture prior, during and after the event, as well as encouraging your participants to behave responsibly as being temporary locals. Key questions to ask yourself are:
To support your efforts in working with social sustainability and partnerships, we have put together a list of key actions to take. Consider these a starting point. A guide, and not a final checklist. It is meant to get you going in building your own list of actions and in exploring if and how this will help you achieve your established sustainability ambition for your event.
Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau works with a broad variety of stakeholders including suppliers within the meeting and event industry and close collaboration with universities, communities and organisations. Wonderful Copenhagen can support your efforts and ambitions for creating a strong and positive impact by helping you engage with local communities, relevant companies and partners in Copenhagen. In fact:
This was the last planning area of your sustainable event. Go through all your steps and check if they live up to your ambitions and see also what SDG's that your event will be impacting.