Demonstrating sustainability, safety and integrity for sporting events, federations, leagues and teams is made easier and more effective with SGS’s global sports solutions.
Sport needs sustainability. From local sports club to global competitions, sporting events are coming under increasing scrutiny from stakeholders to ensure activities are beyond reproach. Sponsors, at every level, want to be sure they are not aligning themselves with organizations that present a reputational risk.
Whether you are regulator setting the bar, or a participant needing to jump over it, SGS global sports solutions can help. We have a wide range of solutions which reassure sponsors and customers that organizations are operating to the highest standards.
With experience across the sporting industry, we offer services that can:

  • Manage risk
  • Increase productivity
  • Protect brands
  • Benchmark against competitors and international standards
  • Demonstrate sustainability (environmental, economic and social)

From improving efficiency in the bid process, to ISO 20121 sustainable event certification, as well as health and safety training, surveillance and certification during the event planning stage, through to venue infrastructure, construction supervision, risk management systems, SGS can support delivering sustainability at every step of event planning.
On site, on the day, our consumer goods testing services can ensure the safety of food, beverages, and merchandising, not forgetting access control – for both personnel and visitors.
Sport is a significant driver of global economic development. SGS’s sport services bring together a wealth of experience and expertise that enables organizations to maximize their value generation, whilst ensuring that activity in the sport value chain meets national and international expectations.
We can play an active role in helping sports organizations move throughout the life cycle of events, from planning to construction to decommissioning, by acting in the role of consultant, advisor, or critical friend through our expert evaluation and auditing. No two events are the same, so every solution we deliver is tailor made to meet your specific needs. With a global network of experts, we can meet your needs in over 200 markets across the globe.
Read more about SGS Sport Services (PDF 93 KB).
For further information, please contact:

Dr. Colin Morgan
SGS Global Sports Solutions Manager
t: +44 (0) 7557 973923

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.