RESOURCES

A major goal of Plan with Purpose is to build an ethical and sustainability-minded community around event planning. The events industry is ripe for change, and so many organizations and people are already doing excellent work to make this change a reality. Below, please find additional resources to help kick your purpose-driven event planning into even higher gear.

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THE GOOD GREEN

Founded by three passionate change-makers of the events industry— Ellen of Greater Good Events, Natasha of Clearwater Events, and Praise of Ethical Weddings— The Good Green is a resource to help those in the small business and event/wedding vendor space make their work as socially and environmentally impactful as possible. A space for collaboration and education, The Good Green hosts a Webinar series focusing on sustainable and ethical event planning, as well as in-person retreats for a more in-depth and hands-on approach. Their site is also chock-full of resources— websites, apps, and more— that help you do more not just as an event planner, but in your daily life.

 

MINDFULLY WED E-GUIDE

Started by the talented team at Less Stuff More Meaning, the Mindfully Wed E-Guide is your one-stop-shop for how to infuse your wedding with eco and ethical joy. It’s hard being a conscious consumer in the wedding world, so the Mindfully Wed E-Guide does the work for you. The 203 page guide goes beyond the pretty and the ‘must-haves’ to let couples remain true to themselves and their values, as well as step into their true consumer power. It includes everything from what questions to ask your suppliers when making eco-ethical choices, to how to weave an extra layer of meaning into your wedding day.