From being the world’s first Green Seal Certified convention center to being named a five-time Food Recovery Challenge Award recipient by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, SAVOR…Chicago is proud to have received the following recognition for our sustainability leadership and innovation:

  • Green Seal* certification
  • International APEX/ASTM Food and Beverage Sustainability Standard certification for the entire McCormick Place campus
  • Green Meetings Industry Council Certification
  • Illinois Governor’s Award for Sustainability
  • Recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for leadership, education and outreach, including winning the EPA’s national Food Recovery Challenge five times.
  • SAVOR’s ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship is a benchmark that sets the standard for excellence.
*GS-55 Restaurants and Food Services  SAVOR…Chicago meets Green Seal™ Standard GS-55 based on purchase of sustainably-sourced food, waste minimization, use of verified environmentally-preferable products, and conservation of energy and water.