Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ awarded with the ECOsmart Platinum Accreditation

Greengage EcoSmart 2023 Platinum Award logo and image of LICA building and wind turbine in the background

The ECOsmart scheme by Greengage recognises eco-friendly hotels and conference venues where facilities and services meet high standards of sustainability.

ECOsmart examines sustainability practice and process in seven key areas; energy and water conservation, waste management, recycling and plastics, rooms, consumables and facilities management, sustainable food & beverage management and corporate & social responsibility.

The platinum accreditation highlighted many great initiatives that Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ have in place to support sustainability practices having received an 85% score for their sustainability evaluation. Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ have put in place sustainability practises across the seven key areas to ensure sustainability is at the forefront of what they do.

This includes;

  • Implementation of an Energy Management System (EMS)
  • Motion sensitive lighting to help with energy conservation
  • Installation of green roofs and walls providing insulation, CO2 absorption, sound deadening, and a way of supporting local bio-diversity
  • Provision of locally-sourced food helping to reduce food miles
  • Drinking water filtered onsite
  • Innovation to reduce the need for paper
  • Greener delegate commuting scheme and green meeting package
  • The creative use of green areas to offer tree planting team activities

Find out more about sustainability at Lancaster University

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