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We know that sustainability is becoming increasingly important. Running the ISS World Expo offers us many opportunities to improve our impact environmentally, socially and economically in the regions we operate.
We want to make the ISS World Expo more responsible and play a role in helping the market improve its own sustainability. We do this through connecting people with networks and knowledge to help solve the big challenges in our industry.
Registration & Housing
Registration & Housing services are available only online, no printed forms are used.
Exhibitor Service Manuals
ESMs are only available electronically via our website.
Registration Name Badges
Badges are no longer mailed, saving carbon emissions from postal delivery. Plastic badge holders are also no longer offered.
No shuttle transportation is provided from hotels to The Mirage.
We make use of pre-cut to length table top vinyl, reusable drapery, wooden tables, and biodegradable trash can liners.
Our staff is trained to properly dispose of recyclable materials and other waste.
Transportation & Equipment
We utilize natural gas forklifts and hand carts to move freight, which assists in air quality.
We recycle scrap materials post-show.
Signs & Graphics
Whenever possible, graphics are produced from environmentally responsible components with water-based inks.
We minimize energy use by reducing the lights, power and HVAC during move-in and move-out times in exhibit halls to reduce our event's carbon emissions from the venue energy use and to help us create Net Zero Carbon events, utilizing renewable electricity for 2022 and beyond.
As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform, we have five main focus areas in our Environmental Management System that aligns with one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and in each area we will have metrics, goals, tracking, reporting and public disclosure of annual performance against stated goals.
We believe climate change is real and is already driving significant and varied risks to business and society. We are committed to reducing carbon emissions (including setting a Science-based Target), increasing use of renewable energy, strengthening our climate resilience, and using our voice to advocate for sound government policy on climate change.
Our climate efforts support U.N. SDG7 and 13 (Affordable & Clean Energy; Climate Action), and our specific goal is:
50% Less Carbon Emissions per Square Foot by 2030.
As a major developer and operator of buildings, we know our use of energy is one of our major environmental impacts, and also a key driver of carbon emissions and operational costs. We are committed to increasing the energy efficiency of our existing buildings and implementing energy efficient technology for new developments and facility upgrades.
Our energy efforts support U.N. SDG7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), and our specific goal is:
30% Less Energy per Square Foot by 2030.
A significant portion of our company’s operations are in the desert city of Las Vegas. We actively participate in government policy efforts to support smart long-term water management and are proud our home city has some of the world’s best infrastructure for water conservation. We are committed to increasing the water efficiency of our existing buildings and implementing water efficient technology for new developments, facility upgrades and landscape upgrades.
Our water efforts support U.N. SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), and our specific goal is:
35% Less Water per Square Foot by 2030.
From materials we choose for our new developments, to products we buy for our resorts, we know each purchase has an environmental impact. These choices also drive what we send to or divert from landfills. We are committed to increasing environmentally preferable purchasing in priority categories, accelerating materials recycling, and further exploring the use of circular economy principles. In addition, we will embed environmental criteria into our Global Procurement Policy, and engage vendors on environmental matters.
Our materials efforts support U.N. SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), and our specific goal is:
75% Materials Diversion Rate by 2030.
We know that to achieve environmental leadership, we must engage stakeholders inside and outside our company. In addition to implementing bold initiatives, we are committed to proactively communicating our environmental efforts, learning how different stakeholders perceive our programs, securing third party validation of environmental claims, and developing partnerships, including with major convention clients, to help us advance shared environmental values.
Our engagement efforts support U.N. SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), and our specific goal is:
100% of Management Employees Trained on Environmental Policy & Goals.
Attendees and exhibitors have a role to play in improving the sustainability of the ISS World Expo. Below are several ways you can reduce your carbon footprint.
Our first aim is for our events to inspire sustainable development.
This is about the sustainability of the industry that our event serves. With focus on our content and partnerships, we inspire our attendees, exhibitors and event teams to deliver a sustainable event.
Our second aim is to run our events in an environmentally responsible manner.
The key is considering how we can reduce our carbon footprint through energy efficiency, consideration of our energy use, waste reduction and our procurement choices.
Our third aim is to run our events in a socially responsible manner.
This requires us to think about the impact we have on the local community and whether we are being a good neighbor. It also includes how we consider the welfare of everyone at our events, how we do business in an ethical and safe manner and how we promote equality and accessibility.