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Sustainability at Work

Providing free tools and expertise to achieve your goals

Phone: 503-823-7037

Email: sustainabilityatwork@portlandoregon.gov

Travel Portland

About

logoTravel Portland is the official destination marketing organization for the Portland metropolitan region. Their mission is to strengthen the region’s economy by marketing the Portland area as a preferred destination for meetings, conventions and leisure travel.

Achievements

Gold Certification

  • Travel Portland has hybrid company vehicles, provides pre-tax transit pass purchase for staff, and encourages bicycle commuting (they’ve earned a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Business Award from the League of American Bicyclists.)
  • Travel Portland encourages sustainability throughout their industry by providing a green business listing service and conducting green partner events to educate our partner businesses about sustainable practices and certifications.
  • Travel Portland honors a business each year with a Green Award — in 2012, the award went to the NBC/Universal television series “Grimm,” which partnered with local vendors to make their production more sustainable.
  • Travel Portland encourages visitors to travel sustainably, with tools like the “Green Guide” for meeting planners and the “Field Guide to Sustainable Travel.”
  • Travel Portland participates in community service days each year, concentrating on social causes, like Toys for Tots, and environmental stewardship, such as removing invasive plant species and maintaining park trails.
  • Travel Portland has a green purchasing policy which requires the use of recycled-content paper, environmentally friendly cleaning supplies, and the purchase of locally made, recycled/recyclable promotional items whenever possible.
  • Travel Portland purchases 50% of its energy from Pacific Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy program.

Photos

Staff volunteering at Smith and Bybee lakes

Staff volunteering outside

Location

1000 SW Broadway Ave, Ste. 2300, Portland, OR 97205
503-275-9777
http://www.travelportland.com