Sustainability has become an increasingly important topic in today's world and goes beyond environmental concerns – includes social and economic dimensions. DrupaCon Lille 2023 Organizers are committed to deliver more sustainable conference with positive impact to everyone. We are happy to partner with Terra Verde who supports us towards our sustainable mission.
“Sustainable tourism should not be considered a special form of tourism, rather all forms of tourism should strive to become more sustainable.” OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development).
What we do towards the sustainability?
By taking these actions, we can contribute to a more sustainable and responsible Conference that not only benefits the environment but also sets a positive example for attendees and the event industry.
- Lille Grand Palais as a venue with strong sustainability practices which easily accessible for participants
- Catering with only vegetarian & organic options which are locally sourced
- Co-operation with local suppliers and partners
- Reducing production of conferences materials and printing
- Digitalize where possible
- If not possible, choosing high quality products and/or from recyclable materials
- Discussion with Sponsors and Exhibitors how to contribute towards our sustainability mission
- Calculate the conference's carbon to be able optimize for upcoming DrupalCons Europe
Choose more sustainable travel options
Travel by train or use car sharing
Walk or bicycle to the venue instead of using car or public transportation
Support Carbon offset
Avoid single use plastic (watter bottles, etc,) and bring your water bottle
Help us to sort waste
Download the Conference App instead of printing
Take only what you can eat during coffee breaks and lunches
Let us know your dietary restrictions and help us to plan the catering numbers
Return reusable containers (bottles, jars, etc.) to catering stations
Take breaks in between sessions to recharge
Utilize the relaxing areas provided for resting
Participate in our massage sessions for added relaxation
Make the most of your time by connecting with folks
Be respectfull. Zero tolerance for sexism, racism, LGBTQ hate and other forms of discrimination
Become a Volunteer and help us with organization
Contribute to the Drupal code
Share your knowledge with local community