Create a legacy of sustainability
The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) places a strong emphasis on sustainability, recognising its critical importance as a key mission. Our goal is to secure business events that have a positive impact on the social, environmental and economic aspects of the city, and to reinforce our position as a safe, sustainable and innovative destination worldwide. MCB works hard to prioritise sustainability efforts within the business events industry, and we urge our association clients and delegates to join us in achieving our collective sustainability goals. To find out more about MCB's commitment, read our Sustainability Policy.
Melbourne: A sustainable eco-city
Renewable energy targets
Melbourne's sustainability credentials
Watch our sustainability video to learn more about Melbourne's impressive sustainability credentials for delivering successful business events and driving legacy outcomes.
Solar powered trams
Melbourne's trams run on renewable energy generated by two solar farms.
Problematic single use plastics are banned from sale or supply in Victoria.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) sustainability fast facts
MCEC were the first convention centre in the world to be awarded a 6 Green Star environmental rating.
MCEC has been EarthCheck certified since 2009 and has proudly achieved gold status since 2016.
MCB supports event planners to achieve sustainability goals
To assist you in your efforts to combat climate change and create a sustainable business event in Melbourne, we offer a range of helpful tips, tools, and templates. Our team can also offer tailored advice.
Free tools to get you started
Event planners have the power to make a positive impact on both the environment and the community, so we've made it simple to plan sustainable business events in Melbourne. By prioritising sustainability from the very beginning of the planning process, MCB supports you to take proactive steps to ensure the most sustainable outcome.
MCB Sustainability Toolkit
Acknowledgement and Welcome to Country map
It's easy to hold a sustainable event
Host a sustainable business event in Melbourne
For free advice and support about hosting a sustainable business event in Melbourne, Australia email [email protected]