In 2015, the Forum adopted its Sustainability Policy. In 2017, the Forum elaborated its Sustainable Procurement Policy to achieve high standards of integrity, inclusivity, transparency and stewardship in its value chain.
In 2018, the Forum received the ISO 20121 certification for sustainable event management of the Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters. The ISO 20121 standard requires the Forum to set up an Event Sustainability Management System and to demonstrate continuing efforts in sustainability at the Annual Meeting. This is checked during annual external audits. With ISO 20121, the Forum follows a strict methodology to embed sustainability into its internal policies and processes.