Sustainability at NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal is making a commitment to sustainability across the entire company. Our Green is Universal initiative focuses on bringing an environmental perspective to everything we do, informing and entertaining our audiences while incorporating more sustainable practices into our own operations. As one of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, we want to participate in and help lead one of the most important dialogues of our time–and build a stronger business and a more sustainable world in the process. Here’s a look at some of the ways golf can help contribute to our sustainability goals:
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Courses Benefit People and Wildlife
Although many Americans enjoy working in their yards and maintaining an attractive landscape, they may not realize the tangible benefits of their efforts. These same benefits are available on the golf course where the combination of mowed turf, trees and natural areas provides a diverse environment for people and wildlife. More Info
Sustainability on the Course
Are you a Course Manager? The USGA funds research on new strains of turfgrasses, promotes environmental stewardship and provides a variety of services to golf course superintendents.
- A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned: How an energy audit may save you big bucks in the years to come. More Info
- A Step-By-Step Guide For Using Recycled Water: An outline of the costs and maintenance practices necessary to manage this valuable resource. More Info
- New insecticides provide excellent control while reducing environmental concerns. More Info
- Best Management Practices to Reduce Pesticide Runoff from Turf: A common-sense approach can greatly reduce the risk of water contamination. More Info
- Naturalized Areas: Beauty and the Beast. More Info
- Show Me the Money: Adding up the environmental factors to reach the bottom line. More Info
- Sharing the Success of Good Stewardship: A successful effort to create environmental education opportunities right in a school's backyard.
- Sharing Your Course With Raptors: Eagles, hawks, owls, and Other birds of prey can be a vital part of wildlife on a golf course. More Info
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