The Adelaide 500 is committed to the environment.
Our Commitment is; To leave the Adelaide parklands in a better state than we found them.
The Adelaide 500 is working towards the FIA Environmental Certification Best Practice Principles (BPP) for environmental management in motor sport. The Best Practice Principles outlined below, are based on the following internationally recognised standards and guidelines;
- ISO 14001:2004 (International Standard on environmental management systems);
- BS 8555: 2003 (Guide to the phased implementation of an environmental management system);
- BS 8901:2009 (British Standard for a sustainability management system for events);
- International Olympics Committee manual on sport and the environment;
- IOC guide to Sports, the environment and sustainable development;
- Agenda 21 of the Olympic Movement;
- Sustainable sport & event toolkit (International academy of Sport Science and Technology, Vancouver 2010):
- The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) draft sector supplement on sustainability reporting for event organisers.
FIA Environmental Certification Best practice Principles (BPP)
|Part 1: Core Principles of Environmental Management||Part 2: Key Environmental Impact Areas|
8. Energy Use is reduced
9. Water Consumption is reduced
10. Waste Management is demonstrated
11. Issues related to Ground and Water Pollution are identified and managed.
12. Environmental impact of Design processes and materials procured is minimised
13. Environmental impacts related to transport are minimised and mitigated
14. Biodiversity and Heritage impacts identified and mitigated.
15. Noise related impacts identifed and mitigated.
16. Air Quality impacts identified and mitigated
17. Carbon Emissions monitored, managed and reduced.