CEMS Annual Events & MIM Graduation Ceremony


Sustainable London: Responsible steps for a better future!

London is leading the way in embracing sustainable practices and fostering a greener future. The city's commitment to sustainability is evident in its ambitious goals and targeted strategies like net zero carbon city by 2030.
London is the world’s first National Park City with 45% of the city is open green space and plans to increase this to 50% by 2050.

LSE embracing sustainability for a better world

LSE is proudly ranked in the top 10 per cent in  QS World University Rankings for Sustainability 2023. LSE was the first carbon neutral verified university in the UK. LSE extends this commitment to sustainability in hosting CEMS Annual events 2023.

As part of the Department of Management’s commitment to environmental sustainability, we participate in the Green Impact scheme for UK universities. LSE has the longest-running Green Impact Programme in the world. In 2023, the Department of Management achieved a Platinum Award in the annual Green Impact Sustainability Programme, the highest award level possible.

Discover the sustainability initiatives across CEMS Annual Events 2023.

Join us in our eco-friendly approach to the event!
  • Lanyards and wristbands for participants will be created using RPET, which is both recycled and recyclable.
  • Delegate badges will be eco-friendly produced from cards certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
  • To minimise printing waste, we encourage all attendees to access event information conveniently through our website and QR codes.
  • We will use digital or biodegradable signage whenever possible. Our event venues have their own sustainable initiatives. Discover how sustainability goals are accomplished at Marshall Building,  The View (Annual Events meeting venues) and  Saw Swee Hock Building (Pre-Graduation Party venue).
Let's make a positive impact together!
ExCel London

Graduation Venue, ExCel London

ExCel London, the graduation venue is the first UK venue to achieve PAS 2060 certification for carbon neutrality. With a decade of zero waste to landfill, 100% renewable electricity ExCel is committed to the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge, targeting a 50% emissions reduction by 2030 and achieving net zero status by 2050.

Recognising Sustainable Excellence

Green Tourism acknowledges businesses dedicated to sustainability through its Bronze/Silver/Gold awards. Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul's, Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks, and DoubleTree by Hilton London ExCel, the event's preferred accommodation partners, have respectively received bronze and gold accreditations.

Going green in London: sustainable practices for your trip

1.Opt for public transportation: Utilise the well-connected public transportation network in London to reduce carbon emissions and explore the city’s charm.
2.Walk or cycle: Explore the city on foot or rent a bicycle to minimise pollution and experience London's vibrant streets up close.
3.Getting to London: If you are travelling from Netherlands, Belgium and France boarding Eurostar would be a greener alternative to flying.
4.Support local and sustainable businesses: Dine at restaurants that prioritise locally sourced and organic ingredients. Shop at eco-friendly stores that offer sustainable products.
5.Reduce plastic waste: Carry a reusable water bottle and refill. ExCel, graduation venue has refillable water bottle stations dotted throughout the venue. Bring a reusable shopping bag to avoid single-use plastic bags.

By adopting these eco-friendly practices, you can reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying your trip to London.