Corporate Governance

Our Approach

MCI’s advisory board, executive committee, global management team and regional leadership teams ensure the tone of good governance and sustainability at board level and below.

Sustainability Governance

Global Sustainability Team

We are developing a culture of care and responsibility centred around its people. Reason why at MCI, sustainability sits within our People and Culture structure.

Meet our Global Sustainability Team:

Emmanuel André

Global Health, Safety & Sustainability Director

With an engineering background and a degree in Sustainability (SDGs 2030 – University of Geneva), Emmanuel brings in 12 years’ experience at MCI developing our Health & Safety programme. He created our Event Safety & Sustainability Tool, a unique tool which allows us to audit our events for potential threats and measure our environmental and social impacts. Emmanuel oversees our processes to optimise our time and resources.

Erica Fawer

Group Internal Communication Director & Sustainability Integration Director

Erica has been a Sustainability Champion for the Geneva office for more than 10 years. She is in charge of monitoring and communicating on our sustainability performance, coordinates our onboarding and training programme.

Erica has been certified “Sustainability Practitioner” by CSE (Center for Sustainability Excellence) in 2019.

Marine Mugnier

People & Culture Coordinator

Marine supports the implementation of our global strategy and plans. She coordinates our training, reporting and communication projects.

Marine has been certified “Sustainability Practitioner” by CSE (Center for Sustainability Excellence) in 2019.

Sustainability Champions

A global team of 70 dedicated and passionate Sustainability Champions bring the programme to life locally.

MCI Australia 3P Team

"We’re all in this together, so let’s embrace and enact these words of wisdom.

It is our collective and individual responsibility … to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live. - Dalai Lama

The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have the facts and solutions. All we have to do is wake up and change. - Greta Thunberg."

Leticia Serrano, MCI Argentina

"Being a Sustainability Champion means a lot more than being committed to the environment: I´m proud to be engaged with everyday little actions that may help support fair cause and enkindle the enthusiasm to others to give something back to the community. Green life, green heart!"

MCI Brussels Sustainability Team

“Sustainability is no longer a trend, but a business & personal imperative.

As a middle man between our clients or projects and the suppliers, we have a main role to play to maximise the positive impact and minimising negative impact on the environmental and social aspect.

It’s very exciting for us to raise awareness and engage our talents for many different actions which could make the difference: Small creeks make big rivers, so it starts with all of us!”

Bruna Panacho, MCI Brazil

"Being part of the sustainability team is important to me because is the chance to repair the damage caused by our previous generations and give a better world to next generations. It’s so gratifying to have a chance to reunite MCI team to make magic happen in our community!"

Erin Rypstra, MCI Canada

FairControl Sustainability Team

"Sustainability is a team effort that can only be reached if everybody commits. Our contribution as Sustainability team is to extend the efforts we make at home into our work space as we spend most of our time there. We are proud to show that even smaller companies like FairControl can help to make the world a little bit better.”

Elisa Volkova, MCI Prague

"I think that you cannot go through a single day without having an input on the world around you especially with work that we do. I cannot change thinking of 7,6 billion people on the planet, but I can change thinking of 6 women working with me in Prague."

Céline Soulier, MCI France

"Implementing sustainability is an exciting and challenging learning process! As a project leader, it is a great opportunity to explore new ideas, to diversify collaborations and foster dialogue with the aim to increase engagement of our stakeholders which is the key to success. Thanks to a collective effort, we contribute to drive positive change in the event industry and I am committed to this process and associated values.”

Delia Pluemke , MCI Berlin

"I highly appreciate MCI´s commitment in sustainability - Creating awareness and taking action is worth to support. I like the combination of supporting a good cause and having fun doing it, so I decided it's best if I join the sustainability team in order to be in charge of it.”

Poonam Sharma, MCI India

He that plants trees loves others besides himself - Thomas Fuller. "For a Sustainability Champion, I would like to contribute in saving our nature and plant more saplings, make it more greener for the generations to come!"

MCI China Sustainability Team

"We are very lucky to work for a company with strong Sustainability commitment. With a great Sustainability team in China, we enjoy making a better work environment for our colleagues and creating meaningful activities to connect with local communities. What makes us proud also is that our clients see us as unique partner to design their sustainable events. As William McDonough says Sustainability takes forever. And that’s the point. No matter whether we are Sustainability Champions or not, we will continue to fulfill our sustainability commitment."

Huguette Andreoli, MCI Amsterdam

"Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

Gertjan Bosman, MCI Amsterdam

"Creating sustainable awareness amongst your colleagues and work as a team to reach a common goal. Each one of us can make a difference, but together we make change."

MCI Singapore Sustainability Team

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." — Jane Goodall

Sara Prieto, MCI Spain

"Taking care of Nature is our duty. I’m engaged with a company which really believes we can make things happen. Starting by little changes, we can change the entire world"

Lancia Vezhaparambil, MCI Zurich

Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.Buddha.
"This quote from Buddha accompanies my life every day and affects all the decisions I make. This is also why I am happy to be a part of the Sustainability Team."

Kavitha Prabhu, MCI Middle-East

"It’s always the simple that produces the marvelous."

MCI UK Sustainability Team

"Reduce – Recycle – Reuse - Raise Awareness – Raise Funds."

MCI Baltimore Sustainability Team

"We want to do our part as we partner with ONE MCI to protect our earth."

MCI Geneva Sustainability Team

"Together we can make a difference."

Dorier Japan Sustainability Team

"Sustainability is in our hands. We think this is the right thing to do."

"Together we can make a difference."


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