The Madison Environmental Group performed a comprehensive assessment of the carbon footprint of the first WI Sustainable Business Council Conference. They looked at individual’s transportation to and from the conference and energy used at the conference. They concluded that our carbon footprint was 6 tons of carbon. We subsequently investigated all highly rated sources for purchasing carbon credits and selected Native Energy. The total cost for 6 tons of carbon credits was $84 and we directed our purchase to the Des Plaines Landfill Gas project in Illinois. We hope that others follow our lead in assessing and offsetting the carbon footprint of conferences and events in the future.
Please take a moment to watch the videos from the conference or learn more about our sponsors by clicking on their links. Navigation in their site might help you get ideas to incorporate sustainability for your own business and/or website for your business.