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Sustainable Events Best Practices - workshop summary


By: MPI Belgium | May 15, 2020

On 9 December 2019, MPI Belgium has hold a very practical and informative workshop on the subject of sustainability at events, provided by Gérard Réus, President of MPI France and Switzerland. 

The following has been discussed:

1. What is sustainability?
Three pillars of sustainability.
Sustainability vs Corporate Responsibility. 
17 Sustainable Development Goals
Principles of event sustainability 

2. How to design a sustainable event?
Think Eco-Conception
Different Methodologies and Common Objectives

3. How to implement sustainability?
Lifecycle of an event 
MICE Industry categories
Breakdown of an event lifecycle
Attainment Standards 

4. Labels, standards and certifications
EIC Sustainable events 
ISO 20121 Sustainable events 
Sustainable events Professional Certificate - SEPC

5. Conferences to learn more about sustainability 
Sustainable Event Days  - 30-31 March 2020

Here are additional helpful materials for those who are interested to learn more

Workshop slides are available for members. Should you be interested to receive the workshop slides, please contact 



MPI Belgium





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