In association with the Institute for Sustainable Events, we offer you a toolkit of downloadable checklists and templates, to make your life a whole lot easier!

These downloadable checklists, tools and resources will guide you though the steps you need to have a circular, climate positive and socially responsible event.

Getting Started Checklists

The checklists come in five flavours - choose your event type!

Checklists include:

  • Commitment
  • Event site
  • Habitat & Environment
  • Power
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Procurement
  • Food & Beverage
  • Serviceware
  • Travel & Transport
  • Communications
  • Inclusivity
  • Ticketing
  • Programming
  • Attendees, Delegates, Athletes
  • Campgrounds
  • Lodging
  • Destination
  • Legacy
  • Systems approach
  • Want to just crack on with it? Check these ones out...

    • Sustainability Plan Template
    • Sustainability Policy Template
    • Venue checklist
    • Catering checklist
    • Supplier questions 
    • Waste/Cleaning contract inclusions

    Sustainability Strategy Tools

    These downloadable resources will aid you in issues identification, mapping to the SDGs, cross checking how you're going with Top Management and on your Social Responsibility journey. 

    Towards Zero Waste Events Resources

    We have three checklists, contract inclusions and materials identification matrix, and conversions.

    Climate Responsible Events

    We have checklists, boundary tools, and a Scope 3 identifier.

    The course includes links and further info on GHG emissions conversions factors, and of course HOW to measure!

    For one payment of €280 you get everything listed below!

    Index of all the downloadable resources:

    • Sustainability Plan Template
    • Sustainability policy templates
    • Event Sustainability Issues Identification Checklist 
    • All-in checklists - Conferences, Exhibitions, Outdoor Festivals, Outdoor Sports, Adventure Sports
    • Venue Checklist
    • Catering Checklist
    • Supplier Assessment Questions
    • Socially Responsible Events Action List 
    • List of SDGs in simple format
    • SDG Matrix
    • Top management commitment checklist  
    • Stakeholder Identification and Issues Tool 
    • Materiality Assessment decision tool
    • Destination/Client/Venue Sustainability Issues Checklist
    • Sustainable Destinations Checklist
    • Identifying Event GHGs worksheet
    • Event GHG Scope Inclusions worksheet
    • GHG Boundary worksheet
    • Event waste checklists (three types)
    • Resource Recovery Matrix
    • Cleaning/Waste Contract Inclusions

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    The Sustainable Event Alliance is a professional guild for event sustainability practitioners, specialists, organisations, venues and suppliers. Together we can  fast track towards zero-waste, fair, friendly, and climate positive events.

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