by Loren G. Edelstein | October 01, 2013

Meeting professionals generally prefer green policies and procedures -- especially if such measures don't add to the cost of their events. In fact, 74 percent of the 161 respondents to a recent M&C Research poll rarely or never implement green meeting elements that require additional expense. Seventeen percent believe the meetings they plan are considerably greener now than they were two years ago; 46 percent say they are somewhat greener. For a look at how planners feel about specific conservation efforts at hotels, go to