Monaco 24 - 26 October 2022


© Olivia Marocco
Sportel green

Monaco, host city of SPORTEL convention, is a city committed to the environment. The Principality is actively involved in maintaining the quality of life of its inhabitants by implementing a policy in favour of sustainable development.

H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco, Honorary President of SPORTEL, is internationally recognised as a leading defender of the environment.

The organisation Monaco Mediax, in charge of the SPORTEL, joined the Principality's National Energy Transition Pact on 14 November 2019, thus committing itself alongside the Principality to reduce its environmental impact.

In order to pursue along the same lines, SPORTEL makes it a point of honour to promote and support environmental commitment among its audience and decided to implement various measures. By combining forces of the organising team, service providers, partners, guests, and everyone that is involved within the festival, SPORTEL Monaco deals with environmental issues.

Our actions for 2021

  • Elimination of plastic water bottles in favour of glass or cardboard bottles on site
  • Drastically reduce paper use with no more printed guide or sportel news
  • Publicity materials printed on recyclable paper
  • Recycling bins installed within the convention
  • SPORTEL works exclusively with environmentally engaged hotels, which implement various actions.

Our partners

Grimaldi Forum

The Grimaldi Forum, which has ISO 14001:2015 certification, is a major partner of SPORTEL and a key player in efforts to protect the environment, through its strong commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its events-based activities.

As such, it proposes a range of concrete actions related directly to the SPORTEL:

  • Waste sorting
  • Use of eco-friendly cleaning products
  • Catering: locally sourced produce used where possible, reusable plates and utensils, and where disposable plates and utensils are used, these are made from recyclable materials
  • No plastic bottles used at the venue (at conferences, etc.).


The Monegasque government has set up a lot of actions in the city to protect the environment. The measures taking occur in different domains, and raise awareness among its population.

  • Public transport: It’s essential to reduce its carbon footprint, consequently a strong public transport network and self-service electric bicycles called “Monabike” has been implemented.
  • Selective sorting: The selective sorting is also one of the main subjects the principality is working on, by doing a lot of prevention in schools and companies.
  • Green spaces: In order to maintain its natural environments, the city devotes 20% of the territory to green spaces.