The platform Sustainable Events aims to strengthen and support event organizers’ commitment to sustainable development. For those organizing cultural or sporting events, the platform serves as a tool to assess their event's sustainability and compare and contrast it with others.
This platform is available to all SchweryCade event partners, providing them with the opportunity to both improve their current sustainability performance and improve upon it each year. The following event categories are covered:
The platform has a simple structure and requires no specialised knowledge. Once the organisers have entered the data, a detailed evaluation is generated via the platform. This allows you to:
Measure the sustainability of your events according to widely recognised indicators.
Compare events with previous and other events in the same category.
Find ideas to strengthen the sustainability of your events.
Is a professional waste management system used? How much waste is produced? What measures are in place to reduce, recycle and reuse the waste?
How sustainable are your procurement methods? Are products sourced from within the region or from farther away? Have human rights been respected in your procurement practices? Do the textiles and paper you use meet the criteria of sustainable and decent procurement?
Does the organization have a clear strategy for healthy and sustainable food and offer a diverse range of seasonal, vegetarian and vitamin-rich products? Are the most afforable drinks non-alcoholic?
Is there a convincing mobility strategy that promotes environmentally friendly means of transport? Does the organization cooperate with public transport institutions? How many emissions does the arrival and departure produce?
Is there a comprehensive security concept that strategically analyzes potential sources of danger and covers the most important components of a security concept?
How careful are you with water consumption? Must water always be drinking quality, or is non-potable water acceptable? Specifically, can processed water be used? Where can water consumption be optimized?
With a sophisticated energy concept based on the use of renewable energy sources and innovative, energy-efficient technologies, you not only reduce energy consumption and costs, but also your CO2 emissions.