TOWARDS A GREENER AND MORE SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT
All of us play a vital part in driving sustainability of the built environment and we must all see ourselves as the instruments of change in this journey. Hence our vision is to engage all stakeholders to be the change thy wish to see, and reduce environmental degradation so that we can build a better world for all. As the leading event on the built environment, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint of the event.
The IBEW is held at Marina Bay Sands, an eco-venue which was awarded the Green Mark Platinum Award. It has beend esigned to promote sustainability, and are active in the 3Rs of Reducing, Reusing and Recycling in their operations.
Energy Efficiency Management
The halls will be set at 50% full lighting during the exhibition build-up days, and 75% full lighting during the event days. Indoor air-conditioner will be set at 24/25 degree Celcius to reduce energy consumption during the event.
No Coat, No Tie Event
All events under IBEW will be a “no coat, no tie” events, with temperatures at the venue set at sustainable yet optimal level to suit the comfort of all delegates. Delegates are encouraged to dress light for the events.
Situated in central Singapore, the venue is well connected to various modes of public transportation. Delegates are strongly encouraged to use public transport to get to the venue.
Harvest Menu & Water Points
Food and beverage across the 3-day conference are100% selected from a harvest menu – which includes the freshest ingredients and items that are sourced locally and from around the region to offer sustainable food options and reduce the carbon foot print. Also, we have worked with our F&B provider to ensure that unconsumed food from each meal shall be donated to charity organisations.
Water points are located at various locations at the conference venue, featuring reusable stemware cups,instead of paper cups.
Only recycled or Forest Stewardship CouncilTM Certified paper stocks are selected for printing of delegate name badge and conference materials.