ICC Sydney has won the UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020 for its successful waste management approach for exhibitions.
“Waste management is one, if not the most important environmental issue of exhibitions and the extremely high level of the selected entries demonstrates that the industry can develop strong programs in that area, as part of their overall sustainability strategy,” said Philippe Echivard, chair of the UFI Sustainable Development Working Group.
“Overall, the jury selected sixteen best practices, from thirteen different countries. ICC Sydney stands out for their full scope practical and successful approach.”
Geoff Donaghy, CEO of ICC Sydney, said they were committed to sustainability and fostering positive event legacies for its clients.
“We also recognise our responsibility to demonstrate leadership and make a positive contribution towards the waste crisis in Australia and the global exhibitions industry,” he said.
“Delivered via multiple initiatives, our program targets key waste management issues which has been critical to its success. We look forward to expanding the program, guided by lessons learnt, to continue to create ongoing positive waste management outcomes.”