Sustainability

THE SOCIETY FOR INCENTIVE TRAVEL EXCELLENCE
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SUSTAINABILITY

ECONOMY | ENVIRONMENT | SOCIAL

Committed to establishing a position of sustainability leadership in our industry

2019 Sponsors

Foster and Implement Initiatives that Support Sustainability

The policy of our organization, is to foster and implement initiatives that support sustainability in planning and managing our organization’s meetings, conferences and events. Our organization is committed to establishing a position of sustainability leadership in our industry and providing the resources and support for continual improvement.

The purpose behind this policy is a commitment to our vision, principles and values in support of preserving and protecting environmental, social, and economic conditions impacted by our organization.

SITE Florida & Caribbean will lead and promote sustainability in all meeting planning activities we control or influence.

The governing principles guiding this policy are:

  • Ethical conduct and business integrity
  • Sustainability leadership and stewardship
  • Diversity and inclusivity internal and external to operations
  • Transparency in operations and disclosures
  • Positive legacy resulting from business operations
  • Safe and healthy work environment for our employees and supply chain entities

All meeting planning activities shall support our sustainability values:

  • Environmentally, we acknowledge our role in preserving the planet’s land, water and air for present and future generations.
  • Socially, we strive to care for the people of the world, especially those impacted by our organization’s operations and decisions.
  • Economically, we strive to operate our organization with efficiency and fiscal responsibility.

Measurement of sustainability compliance and improvement is an important indicator of progress towards environmental stewardship.

Site Florida & Caribbean Chapter focuses specifically on the meeting planner’s efforts to implement sustainability.

2019 Designated Events

It is the policy of our organization to comply with requirements of ISO 20121 International Standard for Event Sustainability Management Systems and ASTM Standard Specifications for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences, ASTM E2741, E2742, E2743, E2745, E2746, E2747, E2772, E2773 and E2774, published in 2012 and 2013, as incorporated into this system. This policy will be updated as standards are changed.

Defining the Incentive & Travel Industry

Incentive travel is not a luxury – it’s a necessity. Our research and data prove the ROI business case for incentive travel, which is a powerful management tool that strengthens employee retention, improves performance, and fosters a culture of thoughtful motivation and success.

Over the last 40 years, SITE has grown to over 2,000 members in 90 countries with 29 local and regional chapters. We are a global home for it professionals who deliver with style on the incentive travel promise: meaningful, motivational, memorable. it Works!

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