Sign in or Register
 
 
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!


Sales Manager
London

Sponsorship Manager
London

Marketing Executive
South West, London

Sales Executive
London



Excel London’s board brings six decades of experience at the venue...

Tom McInerney, director of Etherlive gives EN his cyber security top...

EN discovers Millbrook is a diverse venue with added va-va-voom. ...

Exhibition News October 2014
October 2014

Earls Court and Olympia the first UK exhibition venues to be certified to ISO 20121
posted on: 22/6/2012 09:13:11
Emma Wellman Earls court CN

Earls Court and Olympia (EC&O Venues) has become the first exhibition venues to be certified to ISO 20121, the new international standard for event sustainability.

"We are proud to maintain our position at the forefront of event sustainability," says Sustainability Advisor at EC&O Venues, Emma Wellman (picture). "ISO 20121 will provide an essential template for the events industry to ensure it maximises its positive social, ethical and environmental impact."

EC&O is aiming to develop the support given to event organisers on sustainability by fully embedding the Carbon Voyage Transport (CVT) system and developing a distribution hub. The CVT is a new online platform that provides a journey-matching service to address the impact of transporting exhibitors, visitors and freight and also saves money for users.

EC&O is planning to increase the usage of its on-line sustainability system and use it to report on events at the venue, as well as monitoring its energy, water and waste figures and will work with service partners to improve sustainability awareness and information on supporting services.

The new standard was launched on 15 June and the certification was presented to Wellman at the UK launch of ISO 20121 at Canary Wharf along with other early adopters to the standard including London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and Portland and Weymouth Sailing Academy who also received their certifications.

Do you have a news story for EN? Email: exhibitionnews@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Telegraph Events has revealed that 5,889 visitors attended the first Liverpool Cruise Show which took place on 11-12 October at the Echo Arena.

Telford staff smash fundraising target
posted on: 31/10/2014 11:23:32
Staff from one of the largest events groups in the Midlands have smashed their fund raising target – in just six months.

Running the Pyongyang Marathon, or skiing on North Korea’s uncrowded mountain slopes will be on offer at a leading travel exhibition after Reed Exhibitions secured the notable exhibitor coup of the secretive global power.

Thorns Group to restructure executive team
posted on: 30/10/2014 14:55:51
Independent events supplier Thorns Group has announced it will restructure its executive team, to prepare for the next phase of growth of the company.

The International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham, is to host the Museums Association Annual Conference and Exhibition for the first time next year.