UFI focuses on sustainability

More commitment to sustainable development

Gwen Kaufmann - Tuesday, November 26, 2019    

More commitment to sustainable development
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As the issue of sustainable development (SD) continues to gain momentum worldwide, it has become increasingly important for businesses and industries to play their part in contributing to the global Sustainable Development Goals. To support this, UFI has launched a new range of assets, initiatives and activities to support and guide the sustainable development efforts of UFI members and the exhibition industry globally. “Making our industry sustainable in all aspects of the word is vital to not only our future but it is a moral obligation to the sustainability of our planet too”, says Mary Larkin, President Diversified Communications USA and UFI’s President. UFIs SD activities will be aligned under a new guiding mission statement: “UFI represents and serves an industry built on connecting markets and fostering trade for the greater good - an industry built on sustainable development principles. As such, UFI is committed to driving and supporting sustainable development among our global membership and the exhibition industry at large. In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, UFI has integrated sustainable development initiatives in all of our activities - from events to education, from research to advocacy. Our engagement in providing tangible solutions for sustainable development makes UFI a trusted and viable partner for governments, markets and non-profits.”

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