Dora Palma

In-house Sustainability Manager Location: Lisbon/Portugal Years experience in sustainable event practice: 12 Website: rockinrio.com Email: dorapalma (at) rockinrio.com Details of experience: I've worked in sustainable development projects with several european countries that gave me a wide vision of sustainability. I work in a ISO 20121 certified event, certification that I've coordinate and now help to maintain, Rock in Rio, that occurs in Portugal (Lisbon), USA (Las Vegas), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Spain (Madrid), and intends to expand to other countries. I'm specialised in event sustainability, local sustainable development (Local Agenda 21). I coordinate and develop mobility projects, solid waste management plan, carbon footprint calculation and offset projects, sustainability action plan. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Environmental engineering Corporate Governance postgraduate ISO 20121 implementation course Training of trainers List of events and projects worked on: LNEG (Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia e Geologia) as a researcher Rock in Rio as sustainability manager...

Luca Guzzabocca

In-house Sustainability Manager Consultant Event Producer with sustainability expertise Specialist (eg recycling, power, transport) Location: Italy Years experience in sustainable event practice: 5 Website: righthub.it Email: luca.guzzabocca (at) righthub.it Details of experience: I have more than 15 years of experience in sustainable procurement and supply management, since 2013 I have experienced the design and implementation for F.I.M. (International Federation of Motorcycling) of a sustainable event framework for motorsport sector, specifically for motorcycling sector becoming the advisor of Italian Mugello and Misano circuits for MotoGP events (the top class of motorcycling discipline). This key sport sector is a worldwide unique massive driver increasing the sustainability awareness across fans, teams, riders, organizers, promoters, community, suppliers and sponsors. That makes my expertise and know-how very strong and wide around sustainable events management. The framework includes several environmental and social impact initiatives. List of events and projects worked on: MotoGP Grand Prix Mugello 2013 MotoGP Grand Prix Mugello 2014 MotoGP Grand Prix Mugello 2015 MotoGP Grand Prix Mugello 2016 MotoGP Grand Prix Misano 2016 MotoGP Grand Prix Mugello 2017 MotoGP Grand Prix Misano 2017...

Lorenzo Orlandi

In-house Sustainability Manager Consultant   Auditor Location: Verona Italy Years experience in sustainable event practice: 2 Website: www.locom.it Email: lo (at) locom.it Linked IN: www.linkedin.com/in/lorenzoorlandi Details of experience: I've been working on sustainability projects as a professional consultant since 2012. My skills are related to marketing and communication project management, including stakeholder engagement projects. I manage my own company LOCOM, we are Partner of the LOVETHEPLANET business network, to develop Corporate Social Responsibility projects and services, and sustainability statements reporting since 2014. The Company business is focused over green marketing, sustainability report communication, stakeholder engagement and sustainable events management with ISO20121. In the last three years I have been involved with the Business Administration Department of the University of Verona teaching “Sustainable communication and ISO 20121 sustainable event management system”. I am working with Professor Paola Castellani, developing a research project work over “ISO 20121 criticality and benefits” involving three students in their university degree. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Since the ISO20121 management system has been released I have been trained and certified as a sustainable project consultant and internal auditor 2014 BSI (British Standard Institution) “Sustainable events implementing and auditing” 2014 UNI (Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione) “ISO20121 Sustainable Event Management List of events and projects worked on: In the last years I have developed sustainability report communication projects for Public companies and stakeholder engagement projects for private companies. I have been ISO 20121 consulting and auditing manager for the International Festival “Tocatì“ in the last two editions: 2015 – 13° Tocatì Festival Internazionale dei Giochi in strada 2016 – 14° Tocatì Festival Internazionale dei Giochi in strada www.tocati.it Some numbers of the...

Cesare Buffone

Consultant    Auditor Location: Italy Years experience in sustainable event practice: 7 Website: www.eventisostenibili.it Email: cesare @ punto3.info Details of Experience: I’m partner of Punto 3, an Italian environmental consultancy agency (www.punto3.it), and manager of sustainable events sector (our website dedicated to the sector www.eventisostenibili.it) since 2013. In 2008 I graduated in Environmental Sciences at Bologna University with a master degree on sustainable events: a study aimed to test the application of Environmental Management System at big cultural and entertainment events. The degree’s case study was the Rototom Sunsplash Festival, the greatest European Reggae Festival (www.rototomsunsplash.com). In 2009 I received an annual research grant, delivered by Spinner Consortium, for the innovation and development of the Italian certification standard Eventi Sostenibili®, released by Punto 3. I’m energy auditor for buildings performance and internal auditor for ISO 20121 (accredited in 2011, before for BS8901 and then ISO 20121) by British Standard Institution. With my company, we have implemented several SEMS according ISO 20121 for: organizers, events and event’s suppliers. In this period I supported the sustainable organization of differ type of events (fair and exhibitions, exhibition stands, festival, meeting, sport events, etc.), for public bodies and private companies in Italy and abroad (UAE, BR, UE). I collaborated in European researches, like ZEN project (zen-project.eu). With Punto 3 staff, we published several guidelines for sustainable event organization and I carry out training activities targeted to the same themes. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Degree in Environmental Science with a master degree on sustainable events (case study Festival Rototom Sunsplash) Energy efficiency auditor for buildings performance Internal auditor for ISO 20121 (accredited in 2011 for BS8901 and then ISO...

Meegan Jones

 Consultant  Trainer  Auditor Sustainability Manager  Event Producer with Sustainability Expertise Location: Australia, International Years experience in sustainable event practice: 6 Website: www.greenshootpacific.com Email: meegan @ greenshootpacific.com Details of experience: I have been working in event management for twenty years and in sustainability in event management for five. I worked on the Model Event program at Peats Ridge Festival in Australia, and was Sustainability Manager for Festival Republic (Glastonbury, Reading, Leads, Latititude) for three years. I have published a book on the subject 'Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide'. I sit on the ISO 20121 panel as head of delegation for Australia. I am one of ten industry experts on the working group for Global Reporting Initiative's Event Sector Supplement. I have written the resources for Julie's Bicycle (green music industry in the UK), was Global Greening Director for Live Earth (2008 and 2010) and consultant to the UN writing a research paper on the state of music and environment globally. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Bachelor of Business (Marketing) TAFE Teacher List of events have worked done sustainability work on: Fiesta, ABC Music Awards, War Child, Peats Ridge Festival, Cultural Stomp, Glastonbury Festival, Reading & Leeds Festivals, Electric Picnic, Hove. Other events are detailed on the GreenShoot Pacific client listing. Course: Sustainable Event Training |...

Alex Hall

 Consultant   Auditor Location: Manchester, UK Years experience in sustainable event practice: 4 Website: www.sustainableeventsltd.com Email: alex @ sustainableeventsltd.com Details of experience: Alex Hall joined Sustainable Events Ltd back in 2007 on a part time basis whilst completing his MSc at the University of Manchester. As a part time consultant for Sustainable Events, Alex acts as a guide and takes companies within the events sector though the processes required to make their operations more sustainable. He helped develop a structured approach to delivering consultancy on the British Standard for Sustainable Event Management (BS 8901) and was one of the first consultants in the country to guide an organization through to being successfully externally certified. Recently Alex assisted with measurement of the England F.A 2018 world cup bid’s footprint which fed into the first GRI report compiled by a bidding authority. Alex has presented internationally on the subject of event sustainability, GRI, BS 8901 and the future ISO 20121. Sustainable Events Ltd is a company providing support to businesses in the event industry who wish to implement and measure sustainability initiatives. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Alex has a BSc in Environmental Studies, an MSc in Research Methods in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and is currently midway through completing a PhD at the University of Manchester. His research focuses on extreme weather and on the development of environmental and sustainability policies in the UK over the last 50-60 years. List of events and projects worked on: His clients include; Manchester United Football Club; the Barbican; Carbon Trust Wales; Reed Exhibitions; and Hartlepool Borough Council. Program being audited:...