Oracle OpenWorld | September 13, 2017

11 Oracle OpenWorld Sustainability Accomplishments

By: Lauren Mckay | Social Media Manager


You may already know that Oracle leads the way in designing sustainable world-class events for customers, partners, developers, and employees. But we wanted to give you an in-depth glimpse of how that commitment plays out at Oracle OpenWorld. Here’s a look back at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 to see the results of our hard work. 

  • 8,458: Number of leftover meals from Oracle OpenWorld that were donated to organizations serving those in need in the San Francisco area.
  • 3,878: Metric tons of carbon from travel voluntarily offset by Oracle OpenWorld attendees.
  • 100: Percent of onsite carbon emissions offset by Oracle.
  • 77: Metric Tons of compost diverted during Oracle OpenWorld, enough to fill 5 garbage trucks.
  • 400: Pounds lightly used housekeeping amenities donated to 10 community-based organizations. 
  • 122: Green Angels hired over the course of the event to help attendees sort their waste on Howard Street.
  • 85: Percent of carpet retained for reuse after the event. 

  • 81: Percent of menu ingredients served at 17 lunches that were sourced from within 250 miles of San Francisco.
  • 9,800:  Number of conference kits assembled through Goodwill’s GoodSource program, which employs people with barriers to employment.
  • 3,354:  Weight in pounds of backpacks, totes and water bottles donated to Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT), a California-based education non-profit.
  • 15: Social service organizations that received post-event donations.
To learn more about Oracle and sustainability, visit the Oracle Corporate Citizenship page. Thanks for everything you do to help make Oracle OpenWorld a sustainable event!


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