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Tim Sunderland Sustainable Event Certification 07521 316 136

Cost effective certification to ISO 20121 for the Events Industry
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ISO 20121 - Content

What is ISO 20121? What are the benefits of ISO 20121? Challenges to implementation Our approach, timelines and milestones Why use SEC
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What is ISO 20121?

Specification for a management system Applies to management system not the event Requires organisations to understand and manage sustainable development issues Shares common management system principles with other standards

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What ISO 20121 is not

Specification for a sustainable event A performance standard A checklist A guideline A green standard Just applicable to event organisers

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ISO 20121 Benefits to You

Proven and effective management system framework Reduces risk, costs and carbon footprint Improves management effectiveness Enables differentiation Strengthens reputation and relationships with key stakeholders Enables rapid organisational growth and continual improvement Helps boost employee morale, attract best talent and improve retention
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ISO 20121 Benefits to You

Help you win new business:
Major UK government agencies are making ISO 20121 a formal requirement Corporate customer requirement Global market requirement in 2012
USA Middle East

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ISO 20121 Benefits to Your Customers

Consistency and reliability in delivery Support to customers sustainable development goals Reduced environmental footprint Improved reputation with key stakeholders Strengthened leadership position

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ISO 20121 - Challenges to Implementation

Sustainability Policy Internal Audit Objectives and targets

Supply chain

Specific Challenges

Sustainability issue

Operational controls

Stakeholder engagement

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Our Approach to ISO 20121 Certification

Initial Briefing Training Pre-Certification Desk-top Review Initial Certification Assessment Issue BS8901 Certificate Surveillance Assessments
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Our Approach to ISO 20121 Certification Fast Track

SEC conducts Initial Briefing SEC Reviews Documentation SEC conducts Initial Certification Assessment

You prepare documentation demonstrating compliance

You address gaps

Certified to ISO 20121


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ISO 20121 Why use us

We know what sustainable development means - over 30 years experience in working with organisations in all industry sectors on sustainable development We understand ISO 20121 we are the only certification body involved in creating the standard and solely dedicated to supporting the events industry on ISO20121 SEC has trained, assisted, supported and certified many organisations to BS 8901 (the predecessor to ISO 20121) We have a proven, flexible and cost effective approach specifically designed for small to medium sized businesses We have an extensive toolkit based on real-life experience which our customers can use to achieve ISO20121
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Tim Sunderland Sustainable Event Certification 07521 316 136

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