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Avoiding travel to meetings - video and teleconferencing

Video and teleconferencing can help reduce carbon emissions and save money.

Video conferencing - Skype for Business

Skype for Business creates a virtual connection between you and people you work with. It lets you talk, share your desktop and programs from your computer.

Contact the National ICT service desk for more information.


A teleconference is a conference that is held between people in different locations, using a telephone system.

Teleconferencing facilities are available through the Government Networks Conference Bridge.

Green meeting guidelines

If you must hold a meeting ensure your meeting is green. Follow our Sustainable Checklist for Green Meetings.

Larger events

Meetings can be used to raise awareness of the benefits of using sustainable practices to protect the environment.

For larger events see theWHO healthy and sustainable meeting guidelines.