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We're a global affiliation of organisations, events and individuals who are focusing on improving the sustainability outcomes of events. Together we're committed to harnessing the powerful opportunity to advance and promote sustainable development through events.

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ISO 20121 Global Register

The Sustainable Event Alliance has created a Global ISO 20121 Registry for all organisations, events and venues claiming conformity to ISO 20121. The register allows those that have undertaken a conformity assessment to log their details including scope of management system, date, audit level achieved,  auditing body competency,  and  to upload a casestudy or other information to share with industry peers.

Sustainable Event News

We curate stories from all over the world on event and venue sustainability initiatives and innovation. See what others are achieving and get inspired to action!
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Professional Development

The SEA offers event professionals a pathway to understanding sustainability issues in event planning and delivery. We're a professional guild for individuals. We're an industry association for events and event organisations. And we're a network of like-minded organisations around the world all working in this space.

Knowledge Bank

The SEA website has a knowledge bank of resources and how-to guides, brings suppliers and event planners together through a growing database of sustainable solutions providers, and offers a portal for networking and discussion around sustainable event management issues.
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Professional Competency

We set competencies that event industry professionals should aim to achieve in event sustainability knowledge and also let the industry know what they should expect from those who are advising, training or auditing them in event sustainability. SEA Accredited Professionals are recognised for their up-to-date knowledge and experience within the field of sustainability in event management. Read more

Low Carbon Events... Can Yours Be One?

Events bring people together and create awesome opportunities for collaboration and innovation - including advocating for a low-carbon society.
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Accredited Professional

SEA Accredited Professionals are recognised for their up-to-date knowledge and experience within the field of sustainability in event management and their competency to advise, assess or train others.

ISO 20121 Registry

The Sustainable Event Alliance has created a Global ISO 20121 Registry for all organisations, events and venues claiming conformity to ISO 20121.

Practitioner Networking

If you're an event sustainability wrangler then this Facebook group is for you! Join in the discussion with your peers around the world. Ask questions. Solve problems. Together we can do it!

Supplier database

The SEA has a large database of supplier categories. To become an endorsed supplier with the SEA, organisations are carefully scrutinised to assess what steps they are taking to be sustainable suppliers.

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Energy

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Water

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People

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Waste

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Materials

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Destinations

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Transport

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Food

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Climate

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Our partners

Please meet our network of affiliated organisations from around the world that are also dedicated to bringing sustainability to life through events, sports, music and festivals!