Golf Environment Organization (GEO)

GEO is a global not-for-profit organisation whose main activity areas include advocacy for sustainability in and through golf, guidance and standard setting, capacity building and certification.

Working in close collaboration with the industry and wider stakeholders, GEO addresses a gap in the market where cross cutting social and environmental issues for golf are addressed in a systematic way, with 94 courses certified and 450 enrolled to achieve certification in 40 countries already. The GEO Certified™ ecolabel is a performance based, site-specific standard that assesses compliance (‘must’ and ‘should’ criteria) against the following key sustainability action areas - Nature, Water, Energy, Supply Chain, Pollution Control, & Community -  in order to achieve certification and/or recertification.

For more information on the activity areas, click here.

The Golf Environmental Organisation is in compliance with:

Code

Compliance Status (Code Version and approval date of compliance)

Last Updated

Standard-Setting

Version 6, June 2015 

21/09/2016

Impacts

Version2, Independent Evaluation due for completion 2017

21/09/2016

Assurance

Version 1, Independent Evaluation due for completion 2017

21/09/2016

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