Corporate Social Responsibility requires both extensive and challenging corporate behaviour.

For this reason, in recent years standards have been developed for the implementation of Management Systems in companies that seek to measure and communicate the progress regarding ethical commitments in areas such as: the Environment, Human Resources, Transparency…

The CCIB has the following certification:

DNV-GL Certification ISO 14001

DNV-GL certifies that the Barcelona International Conference Centre is dedicated to hosting fairs, congresses, conventions and other events, as well as managing the presentations and services associated with these events.


ISO 20121 -2018

ISO 20121 is a voluntary international standard for the management of sustainable events, and was created by the International Organisation for Standardisation. The certification helps organisations to improve sustainability throughout the event management cycle.


ISO 22000:2018

Food Safety ISO 22000. Ensures compliance with the highest standards throughout the process, from the purchase of raw materials to table service. The CCIB has been the first European center with a fully certified kitchen the latest version of the ISO 22000.


Catalonian EMAS Certificate

The Catalonian EMAS refers to a community environmental management and audit system that allows voluntary participation of organisations from within and outside the community.



A carbon footprint allows for the quantification of the greenhouse gas emissions that are released into the atmosphere as a result of a given activity.

With this certificate, the CCIB compensates for its carbon footprint by participating in agroforestry projects throughout Spain.