A first for Leipzig Messe

Leipzig Messe

German trade fair company, Leipziger Messe GmbH is to be the first company of its kind to be certified by Green Globe.

The complex is served by a cogeneration power station that produces a total electrical capacity of approximately 800 Kilowatts that covers most of its basic electricity and heat requirements.
Leipzig Messe
The Leipziger exhibition grounds features five trade fair halls spread out over more than 180,000 square meters of covered and open area exhibition space. It is also home to the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL), one of Europe’s most modern congress and conference centers.

The Green Globe certified member recently achieved a high ranking score of 97% against the newly accredited V1.7 criteria. Proof that sustainable practices only enhance overall operations and management performance.

Steffen Jantz, Executive Director of Corporate Communications said, “We observe that show organizers and meeting planners strive towards making their events more sustainable. So do we, and the regular Green Globe audit scheme is a great help for us to measure our results and to plan future action. The recent audit has shown that we are on the right track. Among the most effective improvements we made, there is our new heat and power plant which helps to save energy and to reduce emissions, and in the long run, it will even help us to save money.”

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