Sustainable EU Presidency 2012

Denmark is renowned for its leading work in sustainable events and meetings. By aiming to certify the sustainability of Denmark’s EU Presidency in 2012, the country hopes to demonstrate that it is possible to have growth and be sustainable at the same time, without incurring extra costs.

The Danish Sustainable Events Initiative (DSEI) is approaching the Danish EU Presidency in 2012 with a similar strategy, founded in part on the country’s experiences of hosting COP15 in 2009, which was the world’s first certified sustainable international political summit.

Key players within the Danish meetings industry will team up with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure that the logistics of the EU Presidency will be as sustainable as possible. The aim is to achieve an ISO20121 certification of the governmental event management system.

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