Best Cities in the U.S. for Sustainable Meetings

For eco-conscious companies and planners, big cities may not be on your radar when looking for “green” meeting destinations. However, there are plenty of large cities that not only promote sustainability but also celebrate it. From certified green hotels to farmers markets, greenspace, public transportation and bike share programs, these cities are making great strides to offer sustainable options to their visitors.

Greenest Cities in the U.S.

Here are the greenest major cities in the United States based on RewardExpert’s “Greenest Cities to Visit in 2017” report. These cities were evaluated and ranked based on twenty key metrics across five categories: Ecotourism, Transportation, Lifestyle & Policy, Environment, and Energy.

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. Boston, MA
  3. Washington, D.C.
  4. Portland, OR
  5. Minneapolis, MN
  6. Seattle, WA
  7. Austin, TX
  8. Atlanta, GA
  9. Denver, CO
  10. Chicago, IL

Best Cities If You’re Looking For:

Green Hotels

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. Boston, MA
  3. Tampa, FL
  4. Las Vegas, NV
  5. Atlanta, GA

Public Transportation

  1. New York, NY
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. Boston, MA
  4. Washington, D.C.
  5. Philadelphia, PA

 

Source: RewardExpert

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