Venue

LYON SUSTAINABLE CITY

GREEN CITY
Environmentally responsive CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRES

In 2019, Convention Centre and Eurexpo have obtained ISO 20121 certification.

Daily approach > Staff awareness of eco-attitude
Preferred utilization of eco-products (biodegradable or recyclable products, vegetable-based inks)
Waste recycling with a management based on selective sorting

Certification > environmentally aware, the GL events group is engaged in a group-wide sustainable development initiative through the program Think Green

Concrete results > 25% of energy saving by year thanks to the bioclimatic control system of the building fronts
70% of the heating and cooling use renewable and clean energy, thanks to the groundwater located under the building
46% of waste are recycled
Redistribution of unused foodstuffs to associations
Valuation of furniture waste (partnership with the eco-organization Valdelia)

A LOW CARBON EMISSION’S AIRPORT

> Since 2017

LIVE IN SMART LYON

Freely available bicycle service: 4100 free to use bicycles
Banks of the river Rhone: 5 kilometer stretch of modern and delightful walkways
Extensively used river ways for transport and tourism
The “Parc de la Tête d’Or”: 117 hectares, 16 hectares lake

LYON CONFLUENCE DISTRICT

Europe's largest renovation project for an urban centre totally energy compliant
A reference in energy efficiency
The first WWF
(World Wildlife Found) sustainable neighbourhood in France
Energy plus buildings, eco-renovation and conservation of biodiversity

 

 

 

With the help and support of:

OnlyLyon

 

 

 

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Société Chimique de France - Division Catalyse - 2020