Club CarlsonSM, the global hotel rewards program from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is celebrating the one year anniversary of Meetings Minus Carbon. Club Carlson was the first hotel loyalty program to implement a global carbon offsetting initiative, offsetting the estimated carbon footprint for all Club Carlson for Planners events worldwide. In the last 12 months, working with Carbon Footprint Ltd., the program has purchased carbon credits to offset nearly 12,000 tons of CO2 across the hotel group's five brands, encompassing more than 1,000 hotels worldwide.

Each ton of CO2 is offset through the following projects: