As a part of UBM Americas, UBM Canon is the leading producer of trade events and media brands that support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in the worlds $3.0 trillion advanced technology, technology-based manufacturing sector, including the medical device, packaging, design engineering, process technology, automated assembly, electronics, quality control and plastics processing segments.
UBM’s office space allows in natural light through large windows and an outdoor courtyard located in their workplace. Commendable reduce and reuse efforts in diverting waste from landfill include providing each staff member, upon hire, with a stainless steel water container for water refills and a reusable mug personalized with their name hand engraved by Director of Facilities &Real Estate Management, Erie Feragne. This practice eliminates UBM spending thousands of dollars each year on purchasing individually bottled water and disposable cups. To close the recycling loop, UBM stocks FSC paper containing 30% post-consumer recycled content waste, and refillable pens. To ensure batteries don’t end up in landfill, a battery tube container is provided onsite for collection. To promote and encourage staff to commute to work by carpool, bike, bus or walk, UBM maintains a bulletin board with alternative transportation resources. UBM also supports local businesses. They purchase coffee in bulk from Groundwork, the first certified organic coffee roasters in California (not to mention the largest in LA) and display unique pieces by local and sustainable activist artist, Kim Abeles.