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Royal College of Physicians commended for sustainability at London Summer Event Show

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 15:15

The Venue Hire team at Royal College of Physicians is pleased to be announced as 1st Runner Up in the London Summer Event Show ‘Most Sustainable Venue Award’.

Exhibitors were audited on their sustainability credentials with the help of sustainability experts Good Business.

     

Below are the reasons they have made it onto the winning shortlist:

  • Zero waste to landfill. All non-recyclable waste used for energy recovery & high recycling rates

  • Efforts to reduce single-use plastic include recycled bamboo food containers

  • 3 star SRA ratings, detailed sustainability criteria for ingredients

  • Detailed breakdown provided for employees and London Living Wage as a minimum for all suppliers too

  • Insect hotel and wormery currently onsite

Natacha Allen, Head of Sales & Marketing for Meetings & Events, said:

Sustainability is an important factor and a key consideration for conference organisers and planners and so we are delighted and very proud to be recognised for our achievements in reducing our own carbon footprint and environmental impact on the planet.

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact even further across all our operations, including with our new headquarters in Liverpool which, once built, will be one of the most sustainable buildings in the UK.