Sustainability Report for IMEX Frankfurt released: a turning point in measurement sets benchmark ahead of May reveal


Sustainability at IMEX.

The brand-new report covers elements such as waste management, energy and water use, occasion style and likewise social effect.

Ahead of its May trade convention, happening 23– 25 May, the IMEX Group has actually released its very first externally-verified Sustainability Report for IMEX Frankfurt

The IMEX Group has actually tracked and released the ecological efficiency of its American program, IMEX America, considering that 2012 however today’s report represents a substantial accomplishment for its German equivalent.

The report for IMEX Frankfurt 2022 has actually been prepared by sustainability partners MeetGreen, an organisation committed to speeding up the occasion market’s shift to a sustainable future. It marks an extension of an existing collaboration in addition to the initial step in a continuous procedure of data-gathering meant to determine and enhance the program’s ecological effect.

The report is likewise a crucial turning point in IMEX’s Pathway to Net Zero.

In dealing with an external authority to confirm outcomes, this report represents an essential sustainability action for IMEX and develops the standard versus which all future IMEX Frankfurt reveals will be determined. Previous ecological reports for IMEX Frankfurt have actually been carried out by IMEX personnel just.

The brand-new report covers elements such as waste management, energy and water use, occasion style and likewise social effect.

IMEX Frankfurt is presently the only program at Messe Frankfurt to track such a high level of sustainable information and to make it public.

The report exposes significant accomplishments in waste diversion and energy usage, along with highlighting numerous chances for enhancement. These consist of streamlining and standardising carbon footprint measurement, sourcing more carpet with recycled material and broadening neighborhood contributions.

Renewable resource impact

As benchmarking the program year on year, the report is developed to share the IMEX group’s knowings with the rest of the international service occasions market and– eventually– provide long term modification. A prime example of a long-lasting shift is the program’s energy usage. Considering that 2012, IMEX has actually worked carefully with host place Messe Frankfurt to attain 100% sustainable electrical power usage. As an outcome, Messe Frankfurt has actually now embraced 100% eco-friendly sourcing as a standard procedure throughout all its occasions.

IMEX Frankfurt 2022 sustainability report highlights:

  • 99.5% of all waste diverted
  • 100% of place electrical power powered by renewable resource
  • 87% of program waste diverted to recycling, organics or contribution channels
  • 95% of occasion service ware was recyclable or re-usable
  • 635kg of occasion product was recuperated and contributed to the Frankfurt neighborhood which at the time likewise consisted of 800 Ukrainian refugees who were being offered sanctuary at Messe Frankfurt
  • IMEX Frankfurt has actually attained MeetGreen’s greatest requirement of sustainability scoring– Visionary level

“We’ve long been dedicated to enhancing and establishing our sustainability practices at IMEX Frankfurt and had the ability to share some excellent outcomes prior to the pandemic,” describes Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group. “However, thanks to a broadened collaboration with our sustainability experts MeetGreen, I’m happy to share this very first externally-verified Sustainability Report for IMEX Frankfurt 2022.

“This, together with our sustainability reports given that 2012 for IMEX America, belongs to a long-lasting dedication to the environment. As fans of the Net Zero Carbon Events market effort, we’re likewise set to release our roadmap to attaining net no carbon emissions by 2050 later on this year.”

It takes a group

Sustainability success is constantly a collective effort and IMEX Frankfurt is no exception. The IMEX group led by its internal ‘green team’– a personnel group who work carefully with the host place and Frankfurt city in addition to crucial providers and, naturally, guests. Visitors and exhibitors at this year’s IMEX Frankfurt can play their part once again by registering to individuals and Planet Pledge. Exhibitors are likewise motivated to utilize the IMEX Sustainable Exhibiting Guide.

IMEX Frankfurt happens 23-25 May 2023.

Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana Rokou

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She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has actually been editor and editor-in-chief in different financial publications and papers.

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