We remain committed and are actively incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives across our organization. This commitment and purpose fuels our innovation, drives our collaboration, and creates lasting value for our customers, employees, shareholders, and the communities in which we live, work, and do business.
Emerald’s company culture and values of Agility, Commitment, and Excellence serve as our operating principles, guiding us as we collaborate to promote change and drive responsible growth and impact.
United by purpose and energized by change, we are on a journey of self-reflection and learning as we strive to do better every day and build a more sustainable and equitable future.
We are committed to reducing our consumption of natural resources, supporting corporate conservation efforts, and minimizing our environmental impact with the goal of reducing the environmental footprint of our businesses through best practices. We collaborate with key partners and suppliers throughout the event industry, including but not limited to venues, hotels, and general service contractors in furtherance of our sustainability initiatives.
Our Environmental and Net Zero Priorities include:
Emerald is a signatory of the the Net Zero Carbon Events pledge initiative that targets net zero carbon emissions by 2050, with an interim goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030.
As part of this pledge, we have undertaken efforts to identify and prioritize actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including energy management, water conservation, materials management, food and beverage waste reduction, sustainable procurement, stakeholder management and employee engagement initiatives.
Net Zero Carbon Events Initiative Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge
Through our majority shareholder Onex, Emerald also participates in the ESG Data Convergence Initiative, which seeks to first standardize ESG metrics as well as reduce overall emissions.
Emerald, in partnership with an industry task force comprised of 14 organizations ranging from event organizers, to venues, to general service contractors (GSC), and associations, released a report identifying key focus areas to support the business-to-business (B2B) trade show industry’s transition towards a more sustainable, low-carbon economy.
United by purpose and energized by change, we at Emerald will ensure that inclusion and diversity are at the forefront of everything we do.
At Emerald, we are committed to sound corporate governance and effective leadership practices to ensure that the Company delivers the best results for our stakeholders.
We believe that the composition and professional background of our board and our executive leadership team are well-balanced and positions the Company for long-term growth.
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