Nobody can deny it anymore. The environment, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) are becoming important trends nowadays. More and more cities and companies turn “green”. There is a growing conscience that sustainability, care for the environment and CSR are necessary for the growth of our society. CSR is operating with attention for the three P’s: People, Planet and Profit. These three elements must be combined in a harmonious way.
Success cannot only be measured by economic growth (Profit), but also by sustainable development which cares about social, ethical (People) and green (Planet) values.
Also the meeting industry has gone “green” and has integrated the CSR policy. The Maastricht Convention Bureau helps visitors by providing information about “green” conferencing.
Maastricht and surrounding area cares about the future of our children and our planet.
The city of Maastricht and surrounding area takes different actions regarding sustainability:
For a full description of these sustainable projects in Maastricht, click here.
For further information, please visit the website of the local government of the city of Maastricht.
Click here to read an article about Sustainable Maastricht.
Many of our partners take outstanding measures regarding Corporate Social Responsibility. Doing business with these partners means doing business in a responsible way. Below, you find an overview of our partners and their sustainable measures:
* The Green Key was created to raise the awareness of owners and managers of tourism and leisure establishments on the necessity and possibilities of running a responsible business. Getting awarded with The Green Key means that an establishment has fulfilled more sustainable requirements than is required by law. Besides pure environmental demands, the criteria inclide demands on policy actionplans. Click here for more information about The Green Key.
A green meeting or event incorporates environmental considerations to minimize its negative impact on the environment.
10 tips for a green event:
By becoming climate neutral you will inspire others to do the same. Climate Neutral Group aims to make it easy for people and organisations to become climate neutral. In this way global warming can be countered. On the website of Climate Neutral Group you can calculate your CO2 emission. For conventions and special events you can contact Climate Neutral Group to make a measure made calculation for you. For more information, please visit their website.