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Publication Type:
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Author(s):Slape, Christina
Title:Good for the environment, good for business
Source:Sustainable Golf Practices. Summer 2012, p. [1-2].
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:[Lawrence, Kansas]: The Environmental Institute for Golf
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Environmental stewardship; Green Sports Alliance; Recommendations; Sustainable land management; Tournament operations
Abstract/Contents:Reports that "sustainable events offer advantages for all involved: facilities, sponsors, participants and the public." Notes that "when golf facilities promote ecologically responsible practices at tournaments, the paybacks are positive public relations, increased savings, attendee and vendor education, and involvement in the conservation of precious natural resources." Lists the benefits of adhering to environmental stewardship practices. Details the purpose of the Green Sports Alliance. Discusses the importance of being environmentally friendly and what steps need to be taken in order to do so, including identifying attainable goals. Suggests that "sustainability is a team effort, and all managers and staff must be committed to the environmental goals for event strategies to be effective." Advises "golf facility managers starting down the green events path to existing resources and organizations like the Green Sports Alliance to help guide them."
Language:English
References:0
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Slape, C. 2012. Good for the environment, good for business. Sustainable Golf Practices. p. [1-2].
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