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CORFERIAS IS A
BIC COMPANY


Being a BIC company is a change initiative that seeks progress in sustainable economic activities that generate an economic, environmental and social value.

Our compromise being BIC

A BIC company is an commercial
ENTITY WITH A TRIPLE PURPOSE:

Competing to achieve a positive social and environmental change and not just for price and quality.

Attracting talents that seek to work with a greater purpose.

Joining a community of leaders that share their conviction that businesses can solve social and environmental problems.

Allowing the creation of responsible and aware consumers in working and environmental matters

SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES

At Corferias we are aware of the effect that our operation has on the environment, thus, we are constantly working to identify and monitor the environmental, social and economic impacts resulting from the trade fair and event activities that directly affect our stakeholders, in order to establish the necessary strategies to mitigate the negative impacts and enhance the positive ones throughout the value chain.

As a result, we are committed to the continuous improvement of our
 Sustainability Management System to generate actions that promote:

The Environmental care through the responsible use of resources, the adequate waste, space and infrastructure management and the training and communication of our stakeholders on the best practices applicable to the trade fair and events sector.

The respect for human rights, diversity, fair working conditions, rejection of child labor and commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents throughout the value chain of our operation.

The supply of a portfolio of fairs and events that contribute to the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals that involve the use of digital tools in synergy with our physical spaces to foster an environment that stimulates the generation of business and the exchange of knowledge.

The determined support for transparency and accountability processes, through timely and permanent communication with our stakeholders to generate confidence in the markets.

Therefore, we allocate the necessary resources for their execution and compliance with the legislation and regulations applicable to our business, in balance with the Corporation’s economic goals, in order to boost the competitiveness of companies and contribute to the sustainable development of the country.

If you are a supplier or a contractor at Corferias, we invite you to fill the following Sustainability Self-evaluation.

Sustainability Self-evaluation for Suppliers

Communication for progress - Corferias

In Colombia, this initiative of the BIC (Sociedades de Beneficio e Interés Colectivo), is already underway with more than 400 companies, of which Corferias is now a part.

This change project brings together the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Confecamaras, Chambers of Commerce of the country, under a framework of current legal regulation.

Learn more about Corferias BIC here

Sources:

What is a Benefit Corporation | Nolo
Las Sociedades BIC en el Perú: una regulación necesaria | Enfoque Derecho | El Portal de Actualidad Jurídica de THĒMIS
¿Qué son y qué no son las nuevas sociedades BIC? (semana.com)
Nuevas Empresas, Nuevas Economías: Empresas B en Sur América · Biblioteca Digital (academiab.org)
Why Do Investors Like Benefit Corporations? | Benefit Corporation

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