Stadium Environmental Policy - Croke Park Stadium Achieves ISO 14001

Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy Statement

Páirc an Chrócaigh Teoranta is responsible for the management and operation of Croke Park Stadium. Páirc an Chrócaigh Teoranta is committed to ensuring that our environmental responsibility underpins our core values within the operation of Croke Park Stadium including its responsibilities as a member of the local community.

Páirc an Chrócaigh Teoranta recognise that the stadium and its associated events and activities has an impact on the environment and is committed to continually minimising identified impacts and associated aspects. The stadium functions under an Environmental Management System and is committed to:

  • The principal of best practice, the stadium is currently certified to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO20121 Sustainable Event Management standard and BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Safety Standard.
  • Fulfilling all legal and regulatory environmental requirements and regularly evaluating compliance with such requirements;
  • The prevention of pollution by managing stadium events and activities in an environmentally responsible manner;
  • Setting and achieving objectives and targets that ensures continual improvement in environmental management.
  • Promoting efficient energy management and utilisation;
  • Monitoring water usage and encouraging water conservation such as reducing "purchased" water by 5% in 2014 and rolling out the use of solenoid valves
  • Managing waste and developing recycling initiatives within the stadium with a target set of 0% to landfill target by the end of 2014
  • Communicating this policy and relevant environmental procedures to staff, contractors and suppliers and promoting the adoption of environmentally sound practices by suppliers and contractors.

Compliance with this policy will be regularly evaluated and reported to PCT Management by the Environmental and Sustainability Management Group. Management set an example and review progress and success will come from the combined efforts of all staff and contractors to strive for continual improvement.

Peadar Mac Cionnaith

Stadium & Commercial Director

February 2014