Charta Smeralda

By signing the Charta Smeralda, you commit to protecting the ocean, by reducing the environmental impact of you recreational, sporting and professional activities and avoiding damage to marine and coastal environments.

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Coastal and Marine Pollution

Adopt the suggested best practices to reduce sources of pollution to a minimum, starting with cleaning and maintenance of your boat: from avoiding fuel leaks while refilling your tanks to disposing of black water.

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Natural Resources, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce use of natural resources and drinkable water to the minimum necessary. If recycling is not available, take the initiative to promote good practices.

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No to Disposable Plastic

Micro plastic pollution insidiously enters the food chain. Eliminate disposable plastic. Use sustainable alternatives such as biodegradable and compostable cutlery and cloth bags.

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Energy Consumption & Renewable Energy

Reduce energy consumption both at sea and on land. Act responsibly and use ecological fuels such as biomass or electric or hybrid motors. Power on-board services with wind or hydro generators or solar panels.

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Preservation of the Marine Habitat

Protect and preserve marine flora and fauna. Use biodegradable detergents, respect restrictions in place to protect the environment, do not throw garbage into the sea, including cigarette butts.

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Ethical & Responsible Behaviour

Follow the law and report any violations or accidents you see to the authorities. Act in a responsible manner both at sea and on land.

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Proactive Protection

Become an active voice in promoting solutions to reduce negative impact on the ocean. Inform those around you of possible solutions and benefits.

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Collaborate & Share

Participate, share and commit to promoting programs and initiatives to safeguard marine habitat. Follow and promote One Ocean on social media!

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Involvment of Future Generations

Transmit the values and principles of protecting the ocean and coastal areas to future generations. Actively partecipate in educational initiatives for younger generations and be a positive inspiration to them through your responsible behavior.

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Publicizing the Charta Smeralda

By signing the Charta Smeralda you become an ambassador for the protection of the ocean and coastal areas. Sign up and share your commitment in your community.

Charta Smeralda

By signing the Charta Smeralda, you commit to protecting the ocean, by reducing the environmental impact of you recreational, sporting and professional activities and avoiding damage to marine and coastal environments.

1
Coastal and Marine Pollution

Adopt the suggested best practices to reduce sources of pollution to a minimum, starting with cleaning and maintenance of your boat: from avoiding fuel leaks while refilling your tanks to disposing of black water.

2
Natural Resources, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce use of natural resources and drinkable water to the minimum necessary. If recycling is not available, take the initiative to promote good practices.

3
No to Disposable Plastic

Micro plastic pollution insidiously enters the food chain. Eliminate disposable plastic. Use sustainable alternatives such as biodegradable and compostable cutlery and cloth bags.

4
Energy Consumption & Renewable Energy

Reduce energy consumption both at sea and on land. Act responsibly and use ecological fuels such as biomass or electric or hybrid motors. Power on-board services with wind or hydro generators or solar panels.

5
Preservation of the Marine Habitat

Protect and preserve marine flora and fauna. Use biodegradable detergents, respect restrictions in place to protect the environment, do not throw garbage into the sea, including cigarette butts.

6
Ethical & Responsible Behaviour

Follow the law and report any violations or accidents you see to the authorities. Act in a responsible manner both at sea and on land.

7
Proactive Protection

Become an active voice in promoting solutions to reduce negative impact on the ocean. Inform those around you of possible solutions and benefits.

8
Collaborate & Share

Participate, share and commit to promoting programs and initiatives to safeguard marine habitat. Follow and promote One Ocean on social media!

9
Involvment of Future Generations

Transmit the values and principles of protecting the ocean and coastal areas to future generations. Actively partecipate in educational initiatives for younger generations and be a positive inspiration to them through your responsible behavior.

10
Publicizing the Charta Smeralda

By signing the Charta Smeralda you become an ambassador for the protection of the ocean and coastal areas. Sign up and share your commitment in your community.

Charta Smeralda for Organisations

By signing the Charta Smeralda as a representative of an organization, you commit your institution, company or yacht club to managing its activities in a sustainable way and to complying with international, national and local regulations on environmental protection.

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Sustainable Development & Environmental Protection

Your organisation is committed to comply with the principles of sustainable development and to respect international, national and local environmental protection regulations, guidelines and codes of conduct.

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Environmental Impact & Eco-Friendly Behaviour

Commitment to implementing a management plan so that all activities are eco-friendly, and to promoting virtuous behavior on the part of members, customers and suppliers to reduce environmental impact.

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Accountability & Transparency

Commitment to being responsible and transparent in all activities and initiatives, monitoring environmental impact and making data and information accessible to all stakeholders.

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Involving Younger Generations

Commitment to raising awareness among the public, members and clients on safeguarding the marine and coastal environment (ocean literacy) involving younger generations through educational initiatives.

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Communicating & Promoting the Charta Smeralda

Commitment to communicating and promoting the Charta Smeralda and its principles among members, customers, partners and other organizations and companies.

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Charta Smeralda for Organisations

By signing the Charta Smeralda as a representative of an organization, you commit your institution, company or yacht club to managing its activities in a sustainable way and to complying with international, national and local regulations on environmental protection.

1
Sustainable Development & Environmental Protection

Your organisation is committed to comply with the principles of sustainable development and to respect international, national and local environmental protection regulations, guidelines and codes of conduct.

2
Environmental Impact & Eco-Friendly Behaviour

Commitment to implementing a management plan so that all activities are eco-friendly, and to promoting virtuous behavior on the part of members, customers and suppliers to reduce environmental impact.

3
Accountability & Transparency

Commitment to being responsible and transparent in all activities and initiatives, monitoring environmental impact and making data and information accessible to all stakeholders.

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Involving Younger Generations

Commitment to raising awareness among the public, members and clients on safeguarding the marine and coastal environment (ocean literacy) involving younger generations through educational initiatives.

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Communicating & Promoting the Charta Smeralda

Commitment to communicating and promoting the Charta Smeralda and its principles among members, customers, partners and other organizations and companies.

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One Ocean Foundation has developed with its scientific committee a code of ethics that we invite you to sign. By signing the Charta Smeralda, you commit to protecting the ocean, by reducing the environmental impact of your recreational, sporting and professional activities by avoiding damage to marine and coastal environments.
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