ISO 20121: Events Sustainability Management Systems is a document developed by participating ‘standards bodies’ from various countries around the world. The purpose of the standard is to provide a framework to implement a system to manage an event’s, Conference, outdoor Festivals and Adventure Races sustainable development issues.
An important aspect of an event’s sustainability performance is its enduring legacies such as demonstrating sustainability-in-action,
encouraging changing behaviors, and leaving new skills and resources with the host community a systematic approach to addressing
sustainable development issues in relation to event planning. It can be applied to an event organizer, a single event or a venue.
The initial assessment determines if the mandatory requirements of the standard are being met and if the management system is capable of proceeding to stage 2
This second assessment determines the effectiveness of the system and seeks to confirm that the management system is implemented and operational
At this point in the process we review any corrective action taken to address findings raised at stage 1 & 2. Certification may be recommended
The organisation’s file are reviewed by an independent and impartial panel and the certifxication decision is made
Successful certification is communicated to the client. Certificates are issued