Events Industry Launches Landmark Global Sustainability Principles

January 28, 2019

According to Exhibitor Online, representatives of global events, tourism and sustainability bodies are ushering in the new year with the unprecedented launch of four principles designed to guide and motivate event organizers worldwide to embrace and implement sustainable practices.

This multi-stakeholder group, convened by the Events Industry Council (EIC) through two forums held during IMEX in both Frankfurt and Las Vegas, agreed the focus of sustainable events would be on shared responsibility for implementation and communication, identification of the basic environmental practices and key social considerations and pathways to support thriving economic practices.

The Principles for Sustainable Events encourage organizations and practitioners to adopt practices that foster collaboration with a simple and powerful message: by working together, event planners and suppliers can support a healthy natural environment, resilient communities and culture, and thriving economies.

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