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Green Initiatives | McCormick Place

Green Initiatives

Committed to Sustainability through Partnership

McCormick Place is committed to initiatives designed to conserve energy, protect vital resources and promote ecologically-efficient policies and procedures. To achieve this goal:

• McCormick Place works with service partners, customers and vendors to encourage sustainable efforts through education, defined expectations and example.
• McCormick Place develops and incorporates into its operation procedures environmentally-friendly products, processes and practices that are cost-effective and consistent with the core services we provide.

SAVOR…Chicago Greening McCormick Place

SAVOR…Chicago and its team at McCormick Place are pleased to announce their recent honor, the Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award (Governor’s Award). The recognition from the Office of the Governor recognizes the organization in Illinois that demonstrates a commitment to economy, society and the environment through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices.

Our greening initiatives are getting noticed!

Green Initiative Award 2013
McCormick Place has been awarded the”Best of” Editor’s Pick in the category of “Green Meetings” from the Illinois Meetings Events Magazine. We are proud to do our part by providing a sustainable environment for our customers.
Way to go team!

We are proud that the McCormick Place West Building attained LEED Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the U.S. Green Build Council, the organization that sets the standards for what is officially considered environmentally-friendly or “green”. The West Building is the largest new-construction facility in the country to be certified.

West Roof Top GardenMcCormick Place has also undertaken many other green initiatives designed to help the environment. We are committed to doing our part to help protect our environment, while also serving the needs of our customers and guests.

Our sustainability program will continue to change and evolve as we make further progress with greening initiatives. We welcome your feedback on how we can partner with you to meet your goals for making your event or experience sustainable and enjoyable.