Partnerships

Swiss Golf Swiss Golf wants to firmly establish the subject of sustainability in the Swiss golf industry and encourage its members to engage in sustainable management.

Partnership with GEO

The Golf Environment Organization (GEO) Foundation is an international not-for-profit organisation, which helps golf to achieve positive effects on man and nature.

Partnership with the “Drehscheibe Kreislaufwirtschaft” (circular economy hub) for Swiss Recycling

In the context of this partnership, specific projects are implemented to increasingly close the loop.

The umbrella organisation of Swiss Golf and the “Vereinigung Drehscheibe Kreislaufwirtschaft Schweiz” (circular economy hub Switzerland association - for Swiss Recycling) are jointly involved in the field of sustainability. The partnership agreement signed by Swiss golf and the “Drehscheibe Kreislaufwirtschaft” for Swiss Recycling on 29th August 2019, provides for the targeted optimisation of closed-cycle capability and waste streams within the Swiss Golf industry by means of specific projects and activities. They seek to do this, for example, through an improved collection infrastructure for drinks packagings in golf clubs and at golf facilities.

Partnership with PUSCH

Pusch stands for a healthy environment, the sustainable use of resources, and diverse and species-rich habitats.

Partnership with The R&A

The R&A is not only the guardian of the rules of golf, it also offers best practice guidelines on all aspects of golf course management, in order to promote the worldwide growth of golf in a cost-effective and environmentally-acceptable way.

Declaration of intent with the Ornithological Institute Sempach

Birds are welcome on golf courses. Swiss Golf and the Swiss Ornithological Institute Sempach would like to increase the value of golf courses as habitats for birds.