In 2018, the ISA declared Sustainability as a core value and priority for the organization.
Ocean pollution and climate change loom as major global challenges for humanity.
These challenges are not only a threat for our sport of surfing, but also for the world as a whole. Understanding the need for a unified, global call to action, the ISA is taking number of steps to do our part to have a positive impact:
Demonstrating our commitment to environmental sustainability, the ISA formed a partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in support of the United Nations-led CleanSeas Campaign.
Launched in 2017, the CleanSeas Campaign is an environmental initiative aimed at engaging governments, the general public, civil society and the private sector in the fight against marine plastic litter.