Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre gains EarthCheck Certification

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The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) General Manager, Alan Pryor, (4th from right) the Centre’s Director of Facilities, Chen Soo Yoong and team members proudly displaying the venue’s 10 EarthCheck certificates, gained from 2006 to 2016, following the Centre’s recent successful completion of its annual EarthCheck benchmarking assessment

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre gains EarthCheck Certification

“Gaining our 10th consecutive EarthCheck Bronze certification affirms our commitment to being an internationally recognised convention centre that operates its business in a responsible and sustainable manner. It also reflects our support of the long-term sustainability goals of the business events industry in Malaysia,” explains Pryor.

The EarthCheck certification encompasses 8 areas of assessment, Policy, Energy, Water, Waste Sent to Landfill, Community Commitment, Paper Products, Cleaning Products and Pesticide Product.

“The effort and dedication demonstrated by every team member is integral in our endeavour to maintain this globally-recognised and respected certification. The benchmarks set by EarthCheck are a strong motivator for us to continue implementing sustainable best practices into our business operations.”

According to Pryor, three of the Centre’s areas of assessment including, waste sent to landfill, paper products and cleaning products were 91%, 100% and 100% above the best practice level, which received a star rating.

Over the next 12 months, the Centre aims to achieve best practice level in the remaining assessment areas, he concluded.

Source = Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
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