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Fostering a Sustainable Tomorrow

Together, We Can Make a Difference

We empower the cruise industry to adopt sustainability practices at events where its decision-makers gather, all while enhancing our environmental, social, and economic impact in our host cities.


Our commitment extends to all sectors influenced by the cruise industry, connecting them to networks and knowledge that will help them address their interconnected challenges.

Event Sustainability Initiatives
Seatrade Cruise Global

From Puppy Yoga to Tomorrow's Talent Today and more!


From the immunized wood we used to build vendor stalls to food sustainability conference sessions and more

Seatrade Cruise Med

Information coming soon!

Seatrade Cruise Asia

Information coming soon!

The Faster Foward Programme

Our Pledges

We aim to become a zero waste and net zero carbon business by 2030. We’re accelerating our efforts via a structured programme designed to actively help our partners, customers and wider markets to achieve similar standards. By 2025, we aim to:

Be carbon neutral

Halve our waste

Embed sustainability

Help achieve the UN’s SDGs

Empower 1 million people

Make $5bn/year for host cities

Donate 1+% of pre-tax profit

Customers at carbon negative

Lead the way to net zero 2030

Our Three Core Aims
We believe a sustainable event must be:
1 Environmentally Responsible
Environmentally Responsible Events
We continually strive to become a "planet-forward" event organiser. Our main focuses are on waste, energy/carbon, water, procurement/materials and travel.
Eliminating all single-use plastics
Installing refillable water stations
Using only reusable and recyclable materials
Offsetting emissions from staff travel
2 Socially Responsible
Socially Responsible Events
We are committed to conducting our business safely and ethically, are considerate towards wellbeing and accessibility, and create a positive measurable impact in the host cities of our events.
Donate 1% of pre tax profit to community groups
Including a range of diverse topics & speakers
Highlighting accessibility features on event maps
Ensuring diverse representation in event photos
3 Encouraging Others
Inspiring Sustainability
Our goal is to fully integrate sustainability across our cruise brands by 2025, motivating the broader cruise industry to align their efforts with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Expanding sustainability led conference content
Increasing free educational conference content
Championing cruise sustainability success stories
Motivating partners to increase sustainability
The numbers
Of Our Participants
  • 71%
    of cruise line executives view sustainability and the environment as key issues
  • 86%
    Feel it's important that our events are environmentally and socially responsible
  • 68%
    Say we have already met their sustainability expectations
Mock up of a sustainable stand
On the show floor
Better Stands
In 2024, we're asking exhibitors to take the Better Stands Pledge with us to stop using disposable materials. This switch up makes the whole experience easier, safer and more sustainable for everyone involved. You in?

10 Pt Checklist

Download the Exhibitor Sustainability Checklist today to learn immediate steps you can take as we work towards our goal of 100% reusable stands.

Woman painting a mural of a serene ocean scene
Contact us
Share Your Story
Would you like to work with us on the sustainability of our events or perhaps share your own success stories and efforts? Contact the event team or reach out to Informa’s dedicated sustainability team for more information