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Fondazione Cortina 2021

Sustainability

THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
OF FONDAZIONE CORTINA 2021

Fondazione Cortina 2021 is strongly committed to be sustainable in the long term and to leave a positive legacy: the organisation of such a big event will meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

SUSTAINABILITY

of Fondazione Cortina 2021

IT IS MADE OF FACTS
IDEAL FACTS

The event was born in compliance with the most current principles of corporate responsibility. First of all, the responsibility towards the environment and the local community that hosts the event.

CONCRETE FACTS

The event meets high standards in terms of energy saving, efficient use of every resource and careful waste management.

FACTS FOR FUTURE

Fondazione Cortina 2021 will be an important occasion to gather experiences, work on the right sustainability practices and impart all this to the events of the near future.

IT IS REALISTIC AND AWARE

We are aware that the sustainability of the event cannot be seen as an absolute concept, but we aim to adopt any measures that allow to achieve the highest level of sustainability that is possible today.

IT GENERATES KNOWLEDGE AND SPREADS SUSTAINABLE IDEAS AND PRACTICES

It is a global event that aims to leave a positive legacy and become a reference model for the big winter events of the future.

Cortina 2021:

SUSTAINABLE SINCE ITS BIRTH

IT KEEPS ON GROWING,
BECOMING STRATEGIC
AND SHARED

COMMITMENT

Three essential practices

CIRCULAR ECONOMY
  • Use of recycled materials
  • Separate waste collection for the valorisation of resources contained in waste
  • Reuse of material at the end of the event for recycling purpose
Carbon management
  • Adoption of energy efficiency measures
  • Footprint evaluation of the event, i.e. its real climate impact
  • Compensation of CO2 emissions
Certificazione
  • Certification for the sustainable management of the event released by independent, external bodies
  • Adoption of the international standards ISO 20121:2012 and ISO 14064-1:2019
  • Report to the stakeholders with numerical performance indicators.

MEASURES

Many solutions to ensure the best possible sustainability

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WORKS

Works regarding the finish area and road bypasses

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SUPPLIERS

Choice of the suppliers, starting from the movement of goods and people

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RECYCLING

Waste separation, reducing, reusing and recycling

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SLOPES

Snow-making and preparation of the slopes for the competitions

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EDUCATION

Environmental and social communication aimed at the media and the general public

GOALS

The goals set by Fondazione Cortina 2021

60%
“GREEN” PURCHASES

According to the guidelines of the Italian Ministry of the Environment

60%
LOCAL OR SUSTAINABLE F&B PRODUCTS

Organic or Fair-Trade certifications

70%
RECYCLING

Of the waste produced during the whole event

100%
COMPENSATION OF DIRECT CO2 EMISSIONS

Through agricultural and afforestation projects