London's new ICC hosts green conference

Mayor of London Boris Johnson was among the speakers at the Base London sustainability conference at the newly opened London ICC at Excel this week.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson will launch London's new ICC at Excel on 24 June
Mayor of London Boris Johnson will launch London's new ICC at Excel on 24 June

Johnson was a keynote speaker at the conference, which focused on sustainability issues in London and launched the capital's Green Enterprise District.

The Green Enterprise District, which includes the Siemens Pavilion near the Royal Victoria Dock - due to open in 2012 - and is designed to create up to 6,000 jobs and attract £140bn worth of investment in six east London boroughs.

Johnson will officially launch London's ICC at Excel on 24 June.

Excel London managing director David Pegler said: "Our new ICC facility is already securing major international events, and initiatives by the Mayor's Office combined with the 2012 Olympics infrastructure will further enhance business growth in the capital."

 

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