Social Responsibility

 The AAP maintains a culture of social responsibility and developing initiatives geared toward conference attendees that positively impact the community and directly benefit children.

Register for the AAP conference and join us in making a difference to so many!


Green Meeting Efforts

Please join us in our efforts to make this event carbon neutral!

  • Use recycled and FSC certified paper, including earth-friendly inks in all of our marketing materials
  • Use signs onsite that are made of 100% post-consumer products and are biodegradable
  • Recycle all badge holders, totebags, and exhibitor leftover materials
  • Donate products to the local community
  • Provide tote bags made from recycled products
  • Avoid serving bottled water
  • Use freight and shipping and shuttle/transportation companies that offset their emission waste
  • Use china or biodegradable materials at food functions
  • Eliminate all onsite printing stations — provide attendees access to handouts electronically
  • Use organic and locally grown produce
  • Provide exhibitors with a paperless service manual
  • Provide recycled pens and notepads to attendees
  • Provide recycling centers in the convention center and headquarter hotels
  • Provide an opportunity for attendees to offset their carbon waste by donating $10 to plant a tree

How can you help?

  • Turn off lights and television when leaving your hotel room
  • Reuse linen and towels
  • Use public transportation instead of taxis
  • Walk whenever possible between meeting venues
  • Use the refillable water bottles provided by the AAP instead of purchasing bottles of water
  • Recycle in the appropriate bins provided
  • Donate $10 so that the AAP can plant a tree to offset your carbon footprint