Taking the Lead in Sports Sustainability

Chris Gray will be among the panellists on the latest LinksAsia webinar.

Singapore: How Can Golf Clubs Take the Lead in Sports Sustainability Within the Region is the topic for the latest LinksAsia webinar.

Chris Gray, Head of Sustainability and Agronomy, The R&A – Asia, is among the panellists that will discuss one of the most pressing issues facing the sports industry.

To be held on Thursday (July 23) at 4 pm (Singapore time), the webinar will also feature Ng Pei Kang, Chief Executive Officer, TRIA, and Doug Woodring, Managing Director, Ocean Recovery Alliance. The session will be is moderated by Kate Burton.

As well as revealing some of the latest technologies and trends in plastic and food waste, the panellists will focus on how to measure a club or event’s plastic footprint, and how to message that good work to a wide audience of stakeholders.

“Join us with a panel of global experts on plastic and food waste, two of the more complicated waste streams to handle within club facilities, to learn how the golf industry, via clubs and events, can take the lead in regional sports sustainability,” said a spokesperson for LinksAsia, an Associate Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.

“With the world’s increasing focus on the environment and the health of the communities we live in, what are some of the ways that clubs events can show their engagement and appreciation of these issues, while impacting athletes, spectators, members and brands in positive ways?” the spokesperson added.

Gray is the third AGIF Board member to participate in the LinksAsia series of webinars, following Karen Proctor (Regional Sales Director, APAC – Textron Specialized Vehicles) and Andy Johnston (General Manager and Director of Agronomy, Sentosa Golf Club).

Other representatives from AGIF members who have taken part are Rick Blackie (General Manager, Sutera Harbour Marina Golf & Country Club), John Blanch (General Manager, Thai Country Club), Cho Minn Thant (Chief Executive Officer, Asian Tour), Simon Mees (General Manager, KN Golf Links) and Mark Siegel (Managing Director, Golfasian). AGIF Chief Executive Officer Eric Lynge was a panellist on the first webinar.

To register, please click on the following link: https://www.linksasiaevents.com/#register-now-for-free

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