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GEO Debut Sustainability Solutions

9.38am 20th January 2012 - Management Topics

Golf Environment Organization will be at Harrogate Week to debut the latest versions of the sustainability guidance and programmes that lead to the GEO Certified™ ecolabel

Sustainability in golf is attracting more interest throughout the industry as a means to save money and improve profile – while also making a positive social and environmental contribution.

As part of their efforts to make the subject easier to understand, achieve and promote, the Golf Environment Organization will be at Harrogate Week to debut the latest versions of the sustainability guidance and programmes that lead to the GEO Certified™ ecolabel.

GEO’s Chief Executive,Jonathan Smithstates: “Harrogate Week is the perfect place to share the solutions that have been built around a great deal of input on the real-world needs of course and club managers. For individual clubs and management groups, the OnCourse™ programme is designed to help the people working in golf to take the most effective, practical and visible steps around this important subject.

“In addition, we are delighted to be promoting collaboration with two of our most valued partners, BIGGA and Jacobsen”.

The GEO team invite all those interested in sustainability to visit Stand 25 in Hall B to find out more about the resources GEO offers.

About the Golf Environment Organization

GEO is an international non-profit dedicated to supporting and promoting golf’s corporate responsibility and environmental action. GEO works with and is supported by environmental and scientific groups, and stakeholders throughout the global golf community: corporate and industry sponsors including Jacobsen, Rolex and UPS; golf organizations including The European Tour, The R&A, the Club Managers Associations of Europe, America and China; and a growing number of golf federations and national associations of course owners, greenkeepers and superintendents, and architects.

GEO Certified™ is the most accessible, credible and comprehensive ecolabel for golf.

For more information contact:-Kelli Jerome, Golf Environment Organization +44 1620 895 100

       

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