BSI awards COP26 certification against sustainable events standard

The look and delivery of the year’s COP26 occasion in Glasgow has attained qualification against ISO 20121: Sustainable Activities Management subsequent an audit by BSI, the continuing business improvement and standards company.

BSI sustainability professionals performed an audit and caused event managers to independently assess routines, products which composed the 12-day event. This included sustainability procedures across supply chains, location facilities and waste administration.

Qualification to ISO 20121 confirms an organizations’ sustainability dedication in relation to a meeting. The scheme demonstrates an occasion is planned, shipped and managed with thing to consider for environmental, economic and interpersonal impacts through the entire event management cycle.

Pietro Foschi, Group Director Assurance Providers at BSI, mentioned: “Prioritizing sustainability goals is vital to the achievement and resilience of a business. The commitments produced at COP26 highlight the technique we should all adopt, and the procedures applied by the Cabinet Workplace – COP26 Unit established a benchmark in this room.

“It is necessary that all event managers move towards a far more ethical and sustainable strategy now. We at BSI are usually proud to aid this journey and can continue steadily to work alongside market and modern society to accelerate the adoption of sustainable steps.”

The G7 Summit was furthermore assessed by BSI and had been certified contrary to the Sustainable Events Administration scheme in August this season.