Global Event Sustainability

Policy, purpose, vision

The Event Sustainability Policy of our organization, is to foster and implement initiatives that support sustainability in organizing, planning and managing events, meetings and conferences. Our company is committed to establishing a position of sustainability leadership in our industry and providing the resources and support for continual improvement. It is the policy of our organization to comply with requirements of ISO 20121 International Standard for Event Sustainability Management Systems by implementing a certified Event Sustainability Management System, the Sustainable Meeting Planning Program® (SMPP® System). We support the UN Sustainable Development Goals and use them to guide applicable aspects in our event planning.

The purpose behind this policy is a commitment to our vision, principles and values in support of preserving and protecting environmental, social, and economic conditions impacted by our organization.

Our organization will lead and promulgate sustainability in all event planning activities we control or influence.


The governing principles guiding this policy are:

Ethical conduct and business integrity
Transparency in operations and disclosures
Sustainability leadership and stewardship
Positive legacy resulting from business operations
Diversity and inclusivity internal and external to operations
Safe and healthy work environment for our employees and supply chain entities


All event planning activities shall support our sustainability values:


We acknowledge our role in preserving the planet’s land, water and air for present and future generations.


We strive to care for the people of the world, especially those impacted by our organization’s operations and decisions.


We strive to operate our organization with efficiency and fiscal responsibility.