MWC Becomes World’s Largest Carbon Neutral Conference and Exhibition
BARCELONA - Thursday, July 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
Mobile World Congress 2014
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the 2014 Mobile World Congress has officially been certified as carbon neutral, making it the world’s largest conference and exhibition to have achieved this important designation. AENOR (Asociación Española de Normalización y Certificación) has verified that the GSMA successfully completed the certification process under the PAS 2060 international standard and Mobile World Congress has achieved a zero carbon footprint. The certificate was presented to John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. by Eva Subirá, Director of AENOR in Catalunya.
The 2014 Mobile World Congress generated approximately 165,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e); it is estimated that 89 per cent of carbon emissions related to Mobile World Congress resulted from attendees
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