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Events and sustainability /
Publication year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: BX01624981 9780415744508(pbk)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction to sustainable events -- 2. The internal and external environment for sustainable event organisers -- 3. Sustainable events and public policy -- 4. Sustainable events and urban regeneration -- 5. Economic impacts of events -- 6. Environmental impacts of events -- 7. Socio-cultural impacts of events -- 8. Delivering the sustainable event -- 9. Employment, volunteering and sustainable events -- 10. Risk and crisis management for sustainable events -- 11. The challenge of creating sustainable event legacies -- 12. Creating sustainable legacies from events -- 13. Developing sustainable events - summary and future directions.
Increasing concerns over climate and environmental change, the global economic and financial crisis and impacts on host communities, audiences, participants and destinations has reinforced the need for more sustainable approaches to events. Sustainability now features as part of the bid process for many mega-events, such as the Olympic Games, as well as significant regional and local events, where the event organisers are required by funding bodies and governments to generate broader outcomes for the locality.
Pages xvi, 206 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25cm.
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