A Deep Blue Event is a more “Ocean Friendly” event that sets a clear path for reducing environmental impacts, while also providing social benefits for the local community.
This sustainability report is a transparent description of the sustainability performance of the event, and includes measured data, photos, and suggestions for improvement. It is based on the international standard for sustainable event reporting – the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
The 2017 Pacific Paddle Games has exceeded the minimum requirements of all of the five Deep Blue Event categories measured:
Sustainable Surf would like to thank our Deep Blue Event presenting partners Harmless Harvest, Raw Elements and Earth Technologies for their support helping to bring sustainability to the world’s biggest celebration of paddle.