Achieving ISO 20121 certification for organisations involved in the events industry will provide benefits to your business, the environment and your clients.

The standard was successfully used at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games in London to provide a sustainable event that would use resources in an efficient and responsible way.

What is ISO 20121
Aimed at all types of organisations involved in the events industry, the standard provides a management system that will control the environmental, economic and social impact that your event may have on the local community and society as a whole.

ISO-20121-Event-managementISO 20121 is internationally recognised and can be used by:
  • Event organisers for events of all sizes
  • Stand contractors
  • Stage builders
  • Sound and lighting engineers
  • Caterers
  • Security companies
Benefits of certification
From improvements in the way you plan and run your event to motivating and retaining your employees, ISO 20121 will help you to achieve cost savings and make your business more competitive.

Certification will also demonstrate your commitment to a sustainability programme that will help you to win future business. Tendering for work with local authorities and other event organisers may be a mandatory requirement for some events in future.

As well as the benefits to your organisation, your Event Sustainability Management System (ESMS) will provide the framework needed to reduce any negative effects on the environment that your event may cause. The desired outcome will be to achieve a commercial benefit whilst reducing the social and environmental impact on the wider community.

Benefits overview:
  • Improve planning
  • Employee motivation and retention
  • Reduce costs by better management of materials, waste reduction and energy management
  • Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability and the environment
  • Competitive tendering
  • Improve profitability
  • Better client, supplier and community relations
To find out more about this standard and how it can help your business, please call us or complete our information form.