Palexo committed to green policies

Second ISO 20121:2012 certification

Gwen Kaufmann, m+a - Tuesday, August 20, 2019    

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Suisse exhibition company Palexpo SA has obtained a second ISO 20121:2012 certification, a standard that recognises the management systems applied to event organisation activities. This latest certification is to be added to the standard obtained last December for the infrastructure. As a result of a strong commitment to sustainable development over many years, these certifications highlight Palexpo's efforts to limit the environmental impact of its activities and to align with the UN 2030 Development Agenda. The Palais des expositions et des congrès in Geneva is currently transitioning to more environmentally-friendly policies. With green infrastructure already a priority at the site, the exhibitions organised by Palexpo are now ISO 20121:2012 certified. The company also promotes soft mobility as part of the "sustainable cities and communities" goal, in particular by commissioning two electric vehicle charging stations in the P12 car park. Certification is not an end in itself. The environmental efficiency required by the ISO 20121 standard is part of a continuous process that requires constant improvement.

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