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Think Green

ADOPTING AN ECO-CENTRIC APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT

GL events’ environmental policy is spearheaded by the Think Green program launched in 2009. While the environmental challenges are numerous, efforts in 2017 were largely focused on waste prevention and management, and strengthening the certification processes.

 

OBJECTIVES


I.  Introducing new offerings
II.  Integrating the environment and SD in management practices
III.  Improving waste management
IV.  Achieving efficiencies in energy consumption and CO2 emissions

 

2017 HIGHLIGHTS

 
  • Participation in the Green Venue Report 2017.
  • Signature of agreements with 4 environmental organisations.
  • Tests for reusable carpet tiles.
  • Engagement of Jaulin and Décorama respectively in an ISO 20121 and ISO 14001 certification process.
  • Migration towards the 2015 version of ISO 14001 for the network of GL events Venues France.
  • Launch of Sirha Green (the first sustainable food services event).

 

2018 PRIORITIES

 
  • Developing collaboration with eco-agencies.
  • Implementation of ISO 20121 and ISO 14001 standards for Jaulin and Décorama respectively.
  • Supporting the Sirha Green sustainable food service event.
  • Use of carpet tiles and new service providers for the recycling of carpeting.
  • Introducing electric vehicles into the utility vehicle fleet.
  • Developing an eco-responsible food and beverage plan for the sourcing of caterers, reducing food waste and bio waste management.
  • Engagement of the sites of GL events Venues' premium network in the ISO 20121 certification process.

 

 

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