Being a relevant place for the exchange of experience and best practices, the Universal Exposition of Milan represents a special opportunity for spreading sustainability principles related to food production, as recalled by its Theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life
" and to the organization of events.
Starting from this consideration, the Italian Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and Sea has developed, in collaboration with Expo 2015 SpA, the "Towards a Sustainable Expo
" Programme, aimed at stimulating and enhancing the adoption of solutions and initiatives in a sustainable perspective.
The "Towards a Sustainable Expo" Programme is directed to all the Participants
as well as to all the other Companies and Organizations, taking part to Expo Milan 2015, that are already involved in the implementation of or, are going to implement, one or more initiatives related to the sustainability of their participation to the Event.
The "Towards a Sustainable Expo" Programme recognizes four main categories:
Sustainable architecture of Self-Built Pavilions and exhibition areas
Sustainability of food offered by catering and food services
Sustainability of furniture, packaging, merchandising and of the organization of events outside the Exposition Site
Other initiatives not classifiable in the abovementioned categories