Bureau Veritas certifies Posidonia 2022 as Greece’s first Sustainable Event

Posidonia Exhibitions SA, the foremost trade honest organiser in Greece, and Bureau Veritas (BV), a entire world leader in tests, inspection, and certification, have collaborated for Posidonia 2022, the Intercontinental Shipping and delivery Exhibition, to be certified as Greece’s initial sustainable event. With Bureau Veritas’ guidance, Posidonia 2022 has grow to be the 1st maritime exhibition to get the ISO 20121 certification, attesting the industry’s commitment to organising sustainable occasions.

ISO 20121 is an intercontinental conventional that gives assistance and very best practice to help manage an occasion and command its social, financial, and environmental effect. Bureau Veritas successfully assessed Posidonia’s function administration method in accordance to the ISO 20121 key aim: the balanced approach and efficiency to economic action, environmental duty and social progress.

Classes derived from the pandemic crisis, as well as the introduction of new sustainability policies and authorized necessities, have been the main motorists powering Posidonia’s motivation to include sustainability areas all through the setting up and implementation stages of Posidonia 2022.

Theodore Vokos, Managing Director, Posidonia Exhibitions S.A, the organisers of Posidonia Exhibition and Posidonia Sea Tourism Discussion board, mentioned: “We are delighted to have been given this certification as it is a testimony to the sustainability credentials of our signature function. The thorough auditing process we underwent under the steering of Bureau Veritas produced us delve deeper into essential locations of our operations, helped improve our people’s interest in sustainability, sharpened the team’s aim and notice to depth and armed us with renewed travel and desire to keep on our initiatives to produce the significant good quality, internationally acclaimed occasions Posidonia has come to be synonymous to.”

Paillette Palaiologou, Vice President Marine & Offshore Division South East Europe, Black Sea & Adriatic Zone, explained: “Congratulations to Posidonia workforce for using the initiative and attaining this terrific consequence. The ISO 20121 certification is a recognition of their initiatives to make this party even additional sustainable. The collaboration through the approach was really productive and we have been happy to be by the aspect of the Posidonia group to guidebook them by way of.”

The ISO 20121 global standard specifies the prerequisites that need to have to be implemented for a company’s sustainability management process to enhance the sustainability of gatherings. It is applicable to organisations concerned in the structure and supply of occasions and accommodates diverse geographical, cultural, and social situations. It necessitates organisations to recognise their partnership with – and their effects on – society, and society’s expectations of events. It intends to make improvements to sustainability during the total celebration management cycle. The typical is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Objectives (SDGs) in terms of nicely-staying, equality, clear water, clear power, economic development, sustainable towns, accountable use, local climate, sustainable industrialisation, cutting down inequalities, and inclusive societies.

Bureau Veritas certification providers, aligned with its credible portfolio of expert services for the Maritime sector since 1828, make certain believability and extra benefit of audits in a broad range of products and services in all economic and social sectors. Sustainability evaluation and certification expert services are expected to get the lead in the forthcoming several years, obtaining positioned amid good quality, basic safety, environmental, possibility management and other nicely established and implemented priorities of organisations globally.

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About Posidonia Exhibitions SA
Posidonia Exhibitions SA is the main organiser of trade fairs in Greece, which operates by its headquarters situated in Piraeus, Greece. Posidonia Exhibitions SA specialises in trade fairs devoted to the global maritime industries and all sectors included in sea tourism. The enterprise is the organiser of Posidonia, the global delivery exhibition, the Posidonia Game titles, a team of networking sports situations and the Posidonia Sea Tourism Discussion board, an intercontinental meeting and exhibition about sea tourism.