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G7 Summit Awarded Carbon Neutral Certification

We are proud to announce that the G7 Summit in Cornwall has been certified as Carbon Neutral.

Sustainability is an important ambition for the UK Government having committed to providing a carbon neutral event as well as a commitment to net zero by 2050.  

Further to the award of the ISO2121 international standard for sustainable events in June, consultants Arup have confirmed that the G7 Leaders Summit was Carbon Neutral, achieving PAS2060 validation. The G7 Summit is the first of its kind hosted by the UK Government to achieve these two standards of sustainability.

To achieve this validation all unavoidable carbon emissions relating to the Leaders’ meeting in Carbis Bay, including travel to the UK, have been calculated and offset. Carbon Offsets were purchased by the UK Government funding sustainability projects India, Vietnam, Thailand and Laos.

The final Carbon Management Plan is available here.

In order to deliver a green summit, every effort was made to reduce carbon emissions where possible, read more about the measures undertaken here.