GL events
Welcome to the world of events. As an integrated Group operating in all event professions, GL events works in three major segments: event organisation, event venue management and services for fairs, congresses and events
GL events

Think Green


GL events' environmental policy is organised around the Think Green programme launched at the end of 2009. It includes sixteen commitments covering the entire lifecycle of an event. With important positions in this industry, GL events has both the possibility but also the responsibility to contribute to this process.

The Group's environmental commitments concern many areas: designing events, managing sourcing and logistics, energy consumption, green house gas emissions, producing and managing waste linked to GL events' activities.



I. Introducing new offerings:
Eco-design - Supporting sales teams - New products

II. Improving waste management
Integrating the environment into management practices and processes: Optimising inventories

III. Efficiently managing energy consumption
Renewing equipment - Optimising their management - Influencing behaviour - Limiting our CO² emissions by optimising logistics



  • Supporting the ISO14001 approach for GL events Venues France
  • Formalisation of the Think Green offering in coordination with the marketing department
  • Introducing reusable carpeting and LED lighting for outlay services
  • Group carbon footprint
  • Energy audits
  • Adopting green electricity contracts at 11 sites



  • Rolling out new tools for ISO14001 certified sites
  • e-learning training programs for the Think Green offering and CSR in business projects
  • Implementing an environmental policy for the UEFA Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympic Games
  • Waste management working groups to share best practices for venue management