Penang Green Event Incentive
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Penang Green Event Incentive (PGEI) is a programme to recognise and reward those who have produced or hosted events with extra steps to lower their environmental footprint that contributes to sustainability. They can be event planners, organisers, managers from private sectors, government agencies, NGO and community-based organisation who have produced or hosted an event and taken extra steps to lower their environmental footprint, subsequently achieving sustainability.
To reduce negative impacts on the environment that resulted from event organising
To educate the public about the importance of environmental protection through the event
Focuses on the reduction of waste (solid waste/ food waste), energy and water conservation before, during and after the event.
Candidates will be assessed according to the following aspects.
- General administrative
- Waste management
- Energy saving
- Water conservation
The assessment questions are divided into two categories.
- Compulsory questions
- Bonus questions
The passing mark is 60% of the evaluation to qualify for audit and stand a chance to be rewarded with the incentive.