Environmental responsibility isn't sexy; it doesn't drive people to engage or buy tickets, but climate change is an existential threat to our way of life. Today, we want to congratulate the folks at Exhibition Place for signing the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge.
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(Exhibition Place) joins a global movement of businesses committed to creating a sustainable future for the tourism industry. This pledge demonstrates its commitment to improving the sustainability performance of its business between now and 2030 in support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
"At Exhibition Place, we have long understood the importance of sustainability, and our GREENSmart initiatives span almost two decades of progress in this realm,” said Exhibition Place General Manager Laura Purdy, CEM, CMM. “Today, we remain dedicated to reducing our impact on the planet by going beyond conventional industry practices and supporting the efforts of like-minded event organizers. Taking the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge represents another step in becoming Toronto’s sustainable venue of choice and we are excited to expand on our longstanding achievements.”
Exhibition Place takes pride in supporting the ambitions of like-minded clients, including the One of A Kind Show, whose parent company Informa is recognized as a leader in the ESG space.
“As a part of Informa, One Of A Kind has aligned its efforts to contribute to our company’s commitment to building a sustainable business. Through the FasterForward program, we aim to become a positive impact business by embedding sustainability into everything we do and seizing opportunities to help our customers and communities to do the same,” said Show Director Janice Leung. “We greatly value having a venue partner like Exhibition Place, which boasts a longstanding dedication to sustainable practices.
To read the official press release at CanadianSpecialEvents.com (link in bio).
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