Resources for governing bodies 
Organisation Programme 
Description 
Scope 
Website 
British Canoe Union 
The BCU has produced guidelines for paddlers on reducing and managing their environmental impact, whether on freshwater or on the sea. 
UK wide 
British Triathlon 
The BTF has an environmental policy, has produced environmental guidelines for event organisers and a British Triathlon director sits on an ITU Sustainability Commission. They have publicly committed to increased sustainability of triathlon events.  
UK wide 
Divers Making Waves (British Sub Aqua Club - BSAC) 
BSAC describe this initiative as a "call to action" for their members. They aim to inspire divers to protect the marine environment and provide resources and organise events such as underwater litterpicks to reinforce their messaging 
UK wide 
Clean Water (World Rowing) 
A joint partnership between FISA (the international governing body for rowing) and WWF. The website contains environmental tips for clubs, FISA's own environmental policy and guidelines for event organisers 
Inter- 
national 
English Cricket Board 
ECB funded the Sustainable Cricket Project in 2010 / 2011 which researched and examined the existing state of natural resource use in the game, future challenges and recommendations to improve the sustainability of clubs.  
The results of this research have been integrated in ECB guidance for clubs which is on their website along with a great animation and practical guidance on improving sustainability at local club level. 
 
National 
eventIMPACT 
UK Sport have put together a series of case studies and summaries of ways to measure your environemntal impact. Short summaries of techniques such as Carbon Footprinting are available for downloading. The site put together in 2010 can provide useful information when putting bids together to host major events and secure funding.  
UK 
FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale) World Equestrian Federation 
FEI code of conduct towards environment and sustainable development. This code of conduct was developed in 2006 for members of the FEI 
Inter- 
national 
FIA Institute (Motorsport) 
The FIA Institute's Sustainability Programme is aimed at helping motor sport stakeholders worldwide to measure and enhance their environmental performance. To achieve this aim, the Institute has launched an Environmental Certification Framework, a management tool that will help motor racing's National Sporting Authorities, teams, circuits, manufacturers and promoters to improve their environmental management of the sport. This Framework is based on a number of internationally recognised environmental standards and guidelines. 
Inter- 
national  
Golf Environment Organisation 
The Golf Environment Organization is an international non-profit dedicated to helping the global golf industry establish leadership in environmental enhancement and corporate responsibility. Bringing clear insight, cutting edge guidance and golf's most constructive, credible and comprehensive certifications, golfenvironment.org is a one-stop-shop for sustainable golf solutions.  
Inter- 
national 
International Motorcycling Federation - Ride Green 
FIM has set up the "Ride Green" programme to encourage its national governing body members to adopt a wide range of improved environmental practices. Comprehensive guidance and checklists are provided for event organisers, with a requirement that all events organised under the FIM banner produce an Environmental Management Plan. Advice is also given to recreational riders and those who use motorbikes as their means of transport. An annual award rewards good environmental practice. The guidance is translated into 12 languages 
Inter- 
national  
International Sailing Federation 
Working with clubs, events, national governing bodies and individual sailors by providing guidelines and advice 
Inter- 
national 
Scottish Golf Union 
Through a subsidiary, the Scottish Golf Environment Group, they help clubs address environmental issues 
Scotland 
The Green Blue (Royal Yachting Association) 
The RYA and the BMF run a join environmental initiative promoting good environmental practice amongst the marine industry and boating users. The programme has had success in helping facilities and clubs reduce costs through improved waste management and energy conservation. Guidance on legislative requirements operating facilities on or close to the water are a key part of the Green Blue's work.  
UK wide 
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