Corporate Governance

Our Approach

MCI’s advisory board, executive committee, business board 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.

Marine Mugnier

People & Culture Assistant

Newly part of the People & Culture Team, Marine supports the implementation of our global strategy and plans. She assists the team on various training, reporting and communication projects.

Sustainability Champions

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

MCI Australia 3P Team

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it”, Robert Swan, author and explorer.

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!”

Bertrand Mbiaffié, MCI Benelux

“I like being involved in CSR activities, especially on a local level, as we can quickly see the positive effects of our actions and how we can help people on our level.”

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.”

Nina Harnos , MCI Munich

“I decided to become sustaianability champion becauce I love organizing all our actions.”

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 !

Mollen Wang, MCI China

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.”

Bertrand Beauchesne, MCI Singapore

“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
This quote from Jane applies on sustainability and on everything else in our life. The environment and us are one. Just as we bend, the shadow (environment) bends.

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.”

James Hampton, MCI UK

“I decided to become a Sustainability Champion as I want us to be an example to our clients in approach to an increasingly important aspect of events.”

Megan Lebo, MCI Baltimore

MCI Geneva Sustainability Team

“Together we can make a difference.”

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