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Los Angeles Convention Center joins JMIC Net Zero Carbon pledge

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, has joined the Joint Meetings Industry Council’s (JMIC) Net Zero Carbon Events initiative alongside over 200 event industry organisations. The united pledge, made earlier this month during the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), collectively represents and demonstrates the commitment ...

The road to COP26: Has the industry finally woken up?

In the lead up to United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), 31 October-12 November 2021, Oliver Thomas asked whether the industry had woken up to the impending dangers of global climate change? In 2015, COP21 was the conference where the momentous Paris Climate Agreement was signed, dedicating the international community to keep global average temperatures well below a two-degree increase....

Global events industry presents Net Zero Carbon Events pledge at COP26

The global events industry has presented a roadmap for a net zero carbon future for events. Industry leaders from venues, organisers, suppliers, and associations, were live on stage at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, 10 November, demonstrating the commitment of the events industry community to fight climate change. The Net Zero Carbon Events pledge At the time of the...

Global events industry pledge ready for COP26

In the run-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, the global events industry has adopted a ‘Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge’ to commit actors in the sector to targets aligned with the Paris Climate Accord. The pledge has broad industry support, with a range of members from the events industry supply chain involved in developing and executing the plans. On 10...

Industry kicks off Net Zero Carbon Events initiative

Global industry association ICCA has announced the launch of a new initiative – Net Zero Carbon Events – to connect the events industry globally to the rapidly growing movement towards net zero by 2050. This initiative is hosted by the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC). The objective is to have a pledge ready for COP26 in November 2021, when world leaders will meet in Glasgow, Scotland, to pr...