The organization of any event often comes with negative consequences, both environmental and social. In fact, there is a significant increase in demand for natural resources (water and energy) and added stress on the local communities (pollution and waste). On the other hand, ecological organizing enables an integrated approach towards the minimization of the negative economic, environmental and social aspects of event management.
The organization of the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress will follow a precise ecological strategy in line with the principles of sustainable development, supported by the Region of Emilia Romagna, by the Province of Modena and by the local bodies hosting the Congress. Specifically, the Consorzio ModenaBio 2008, through the involvement of suppliers and delegates, will ensure that the planned activities, and those parallel, follow:
During the Congress, the Hera Group will organize a big “Ecofest” for waste sorting, where everyone will speak, act and sort together.
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