SUSTAINABILITY

EICMA S.p.A., on the basis of the great result reached in 2019 with ISO 20121 (international standard for the sustainable management of events), has decided to renew its strong commitment to the aspects of environmental, social and economic sustainability for EICMA 2021 as well, starting out on the path of planning and implementing sustainable management an certification according to standard ISO 20121.

EICMA S.p.A. which obtained from the certifying body TÜV NORD ITALY the ISO 20121 certificate FOR EICMA 2021, has subscribed to a clear policy of sustainability: it has therefore assessed and planned a series of actions to improve the environmental, social and economic impact of the event, involving at the same time all the stakeholders (employees, suppliers, suppliers, exhibitors, visits, media., etc.).

The path of certification undertaken in 2019 and renewed in 2021 concretely shows the commitment to taking on an increasingly active, structural and significant role in this direction.
 

THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF EICMA

For 2021, EICMA S.p.A., with a view to continuous improvement, has decided to focus on three main areas, with specific actions and objectives, concisely described here
 
  1. SEPARATE WASTE COLLECTION AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
    To improve and boost the management of waste generated and its correct disposal, during and after the event, with particular attention to exhibitors and refreshment points, in order to ensure the greatest possible recycling of materials in view of a circular economy.
     
  2. COMMUNICATION, AWARENESS-RAISING AND INVOLVEMENT OF THE STAKEHOLDERS
    To increase the awareness of visitors, exhibitors, suppliers and employees that they are taking part in an event organized with special attention to sustainability, aiming to create greater active involvement by all the stakeholders involved. Precisely o foster greater understanding by the stakeholders of the contents and objectives of the sustainable management of EICMA 2021, THE “Contacts” form is available to send specific requests for information. Staff will also be present in the EICMA organization offices on the days of the event to answer any questions and to collect suggestions.

    A guide has also been prepared for sustainable participation by visitors which can be downloaded here:
     

    VISITORS’ GUIDE


     
  3. REPORTING ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE AREA
    To measure and report the direct and indirect economic and employment consequences generated by the event on the local area. After the close of EICMA 2021, the results of all the sustainable initiatives of EICMA2021 will be reported and published.

    THE SUMMARY OF THE RESULTS REACHED AT EICMA 2019 CAN BE CONSULTED IN THE EICMA 2019 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
     
EICMA 2021 AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS OF THE UNITED NATIONS