ISO is based on the earlier British Standard called ‘BS Specification for a Sustainability Management System for Events’ which was first developed. BS is a management system standard designed to help organisations in the events industry improve the sustainability of their organisations and their event. ISO is a voluntary international standard for sustainable event management, created by This led to the creation of BS Specification for a sustainable event management system with guidance for use. After a period of review.

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Views Read Edit View history. You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or Standard Number BS By implementing BSorganizations will be able to improve their sustainability within budget; reduce carbon emissions and waste; and put the right safety measures in place to protect their personnel.

These considerations are made from the inception of the event all the way through to the deliver, and involve all stakeholders along the way. This cradle-to-grave approach with all stakeholders involved is imperative to the delivery of sustainable events. Aimed at individuals, as well as organizations and enterprises, this standard is widely used in the UK to improve economical development, while reducing the social and environmental impact of events.


standad This should lead to improvements in key sustainability issues shandard as venue selection, transport, recycling or reusing demolition waste, creating a sustainable food strategy, promoting healthy living and creating skills, employment and business legacies.

We wish you all the best on your journey to ISO Every event — from a village barbecue to a major sporting event like the Olympics — will have economic, social and environmental impacts. About the ISO Team. Water and energy resources are put under pressure, significant amounts of waste and carbon emissions can be generated.

Unfortunately, international standards such as ISO are written in a way that is often unintelligible to many people. ISO standards by standard number.

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Archived from the original on But if we all take part in wanton, environmentally hedonistic events management planning then events will start to appear in the limelight for all the wrong reasons.

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Archived from the original PDF on 13 September In simple terms, ISO describes the building blocks of a management system that will help any event related organisation to: September Replaced By: Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.


Specifically, the Head of Sustainability at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, David Stubbs, was looking for a way to make good on the sustainability promises made in the London Games bid.

ISO is relevant to all members of the event industry supply chain including organizers, event managers, stand builders, caterers and logistics suppliers.

In addition, the SEC is offering free BS certification checks to help organisations determine how they currently compare against the standard. The British Standard is a sustainable event management protocol which takes into consideration environmental, social, and economic factors 2.

ISO also includes practical guidance on communications, operational planning and control, bbs8901 identification and engagement, supply chain management and procurement, and issue evaluation.

Use the drop-down menu to find suppliers and venues. Create an Alert Now. The key requirements of BS include: Retrieved 3 December Worldwide Standards We can source any standard from anywhere in the world.

Benefits of the British Standard There are many benefits to applying the British Standard to your sustainable events. Since the implementation of the system inthe hotel has reduced electricity consumption by 9. ISO full name: Retrieved 10 November