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March 1, 2021
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Put your climate knowledge to the test!

Just recently the IFF published the results of the fan survey on environmental topics. In the spirit of the inspiring results we challenge the […]

Source: IFF (International Floorball Federation)
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February 28, 2021
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Sustainability as a ‘win-win-win’ for sport

“Sustainability can make sport a better product.” That’s the argument I put forward during my SportWorks ‘Sustainability Leadership Series’ Talk last month. My task […]

February 25, 2021
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La Liga puts non-financial reporting on clubs’ radar

Spain’s premier male football league supports Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and the rest of its teams with guidance that put sustainability at the centre […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
February 25, 2021
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FITEQ launches Teqball roadshow to accelerate national federation development

The International Teqball Federation (FITEQ) has launched a Teqball Roadshow, which will see FITEQ representatives travel to over 30 countries in five continents in […]

Source: FITEQ
February 24, 2021
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Why Copenhagen is an epicentre for sustainable sport

The Danish capital has long been hailed for its eco efforts and hosting events to help build lasting legacies. Now, the city wants to […]

Source: SportsPro
February 24, 2021
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Spill the beans on coffee waste kit

Forest Green Rovers recognised by FIFA as the “world’s greenest football club” has unveiled its latest efforts to transform the beautiful game – by […]

Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
February 24, 2021
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How to make smaller footprints

When it comes to “Take only memories, leave only footprints,” there are worse sports than sailing for impacting the environment, but as grand prix […]

Source: Sailingscuttlebutt.com
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February 24, 2021
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VivoPower named Official Battery Technology Partner for Tottenham Hotspur

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, VivoPower will explore future solutions that will help Tottenham Hotspur accelerate towards becoming a net zero carbon business. Tottenham Hotspur […]

Source: Tottenham Hotspur
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February 17, 2021
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Dubai International Baja walks into record books

Unique partnership with DEWA will see second round of World Cup run on solar power. The Dubai International Baja will enter the record books […]

Source: Gulf News
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February 16, 2021
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E1 and SeaBird Technologies partner with Victory Marine to build electric RaceBird powerboat

E1 and SeaBird Technologies have announced they are joining forces with the expert marine engineers at Victory Marine to develop, manufacture and assemble the […]

Climate Action
February 16, 2021
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IFF fan survey results align with new IFF strategy

A fan survey was launched to investigate the perceptions of the floorball community on environmental topics. The survey was done in cooperation with the […]

Source: IFF (International Floorball Federation)
Climate Action
February 12, 2021
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Timeline confirmed for 2020-2021 UIAA Mountain Protection Award

The UIAA Mountain Protection Commission (MPC) is pleased to confirm that it has updated several important assets related to the annual UIAA Mountain Protection […]

Source: UIAA
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February 11, 2021
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World Athletics and Sport and Sustainability International team up to advance the sustainability movement in sport

In a global research study in 2020* people from 18 countries were asked how the pandemic would change their future behaviours. The research found […]

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February 10, 2021
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ICF and Starboard announce partnership to help protect the environment

The International Canoe Federation and world renowned paddle craft manufacturer, Starboard, have announced an exciting new partnership which will provide benefits both on and […]

Source: ICF (International Canoe Federation
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February 8, 2021
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Launch of The Shift, a new sustainability-focused agency to redefine business as usual in a post-pandemic world

Lausanne, 27.01.2021 – Four award-winning experts and positive disruptors in sustainability, innovation and sport join forces to launch The SHIFT – a new international […]

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February 8, 2021
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2022 Winter Olympic Games: Beijing air pollution fears raised in new report

Athletes competing at next year’s Winter Olympics could be doing so in potentially hazardous, polluted air, a new academic study says. The report, to […]

Source: BBC Sport / David Lockwood
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February 5, 2021
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ViacomCBS commits to Climate Action in Sports

The company signed the United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action Declaration ahead of the 2021 Super Bowl.Ahead of Super Bowl LV on Sunday, Feb. […]

Source: ViacomCBS
Climate Action
February 4, 2021
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The UCI reinforces rider safety and its commitment to sustainable development

The Management Committee of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) met on 3 and 4 February. With travel restrictions still in place worldwide because of […]

Source: UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale)
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February 1, 2021
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IFF’S cooperation with MyClimate – Interview with MyClimate’s Head of Marketing Kai Landwehr

The IFF has been working with MyClimate for six months. During this time the IFF has continued to develop its sustainability programme and has facilitated discussions […]

Source: IFF (International Floorball Federation)
Climate Action
February 2, 2021
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U.S. Polo Assn. to Launch USPA Life Sustainability Initiative

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 3, 2021) – U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand for the United States Polo Association (USPA), is offering a sneak peek into […]

Source: USA Polo Assn
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January 28, 2021
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IOC to be climate positive in 2024

In response to the growing climate crisis, the Intenational Olympic Committee (IOC) is aligning with the Paris Agreement on climate change by setting a […]

Source: IOC (International Olympic Committee)
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January 25, 2021
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How green are Premier League clubs? Tottenham top sustainability table

Tottenham are the greenest Premier League club, coming top of a table measuring the sustainability of all 20 top-flight sides. Spurs claimed maximum points […]

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January 21, 2021
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UEFA and the United Nations Office at Geneva sign Memorandum of Understanding

Both organisations join forces on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Match for Solidarity.UEFA and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) today […]

Source: UEFA / UNOG
January 20, 2021
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Sport can drive sustainable impact through strategic partnerships

Author: Matthew Campelli. Although it’s almost six years old, the research report developed by MIT Sloan and UN Global Compact, ‘Joining Forces: Collaboration and […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Partnerships for the Goals
January 14, 2021
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World Floorball Championships 2022 targets to minimize environmental effects

The Men’s World Floorball Championships (WFC) 2022 will be organised in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland. The local organising committee (LOC) is investing a lot […]

Source: IFF (International Floorball Federation)
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January 12, 2021
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The Red Way points to sustainability

Liverpool FC is launching a brand-new initiative which illustrates how the club is contributing to a more sustainable future. The Red Way is an […]

Source: Liverpool FC
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December 31, 2020
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IWBI, SandSi Announce Partnership to Increase Health and Safety within Global Sports Industry

International WELL Building Institute Partners with Sport and Sustainability International to Provide COVID-19 Resources to SandSi Members Across the World. NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ […]

Source: SandSi / WELL
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December 23, 2020
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Science-based targets adoption points to encouraging future for sport

UEFA and the FIA line up with the Paris Agreement and point towards a promising 2021 for sport and climate action While it’s customary […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate Action
December 18, 2020
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IOC-Backed Olympians become EU climate ambassadors

Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills and Tokyo 2020-qualified rower Martin Helseth have been chosen as European Climate Pact Ambassadors, aiming to use the power […]

Source: IOC (International Olympic Committee)
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December 12, 2020
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Starboard receive 2020 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award

Starboard (THA), the leading manufacturer of Stand Up Paddle boards and windsurf boards, including the iQFOiL, the Paris 2024 Olympic Men’s and Women’s Windsurfer […]

Source: World Sailing
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December 9, 2020
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Time for sport to prepare for new climate policy

Author: Matthew Campelli The public’s growing strength of feeling around the climate crisis appears to be having some tangible consequences, with politicians and policymakers […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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December 7, 2020
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Bank muscat SAOG : starts accepting online applications for Green Sports programme

In line with its commitment to sustainable development and social responsibility, Bank Muscat has announced that it has started accepting applications for the 2021 […]

Source: Bank Muscat
Climate Action
December 2, 2020
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Sports broadcasters must be comfortable talking about climate change

Sky Sports News presenter David Garrido reflects on the climate change training he’s undertaken, and stresses the importance of broadcasters keeping the issue alive […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate Action
November 30, 2020
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Olympic Movement accelerates transition to sustainability

The transition towards sustainable sport is gaining pace as more and more National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs), supported by the IOC, […]

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December 1, 2020
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Riyadh Supports Green Initiative To Make Proposed 2030 Asian Games ‘Most Environmentally-friendly Ever’

Riyadh’s support of green initiatives takes aim at making the proposed Asian Games in 2030 the most environmentally-friendly ever. Bid officials announced Tuesday that […]

Source: https://gamesbids.com/
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November 16, 2020
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Arsenal first Premier League club to sign United Nations climate change initiative

Arsenal become first Premier League club to sign UN Sports for Climate Action Framework; the initiative is seeking to tackle climate change and bring […]

Source: SkySport
Climate Action
November 23, 2020
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Cabo Verde is First African NOC to Join UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

By Dela Ahiawor The Cabo Verde Olympic Committee has become the first National Olympic Committee (NOC) in Africa to join the UN Sports for Climate […]

Source: https://www.delreport.com
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November 25, 2020
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Sebastian Vettel Appreciates Formula 1 For its Environment Sustainability Plan

Sebastian Vettel appreciates Formula 1’s progress towards achieving their environment-friendly goals. Formula 1 recently updated its sustainability plan, announcing a detailed plan for ensuring […]

Source: www.essentiallysports.com
Climate Action
November 10, 2020
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World Sailing take home GAISF Sustainability Award 2020

World Sailing was today announced as the winner of the inaugural GAISF Sustainability Award, which aims to showcase the innovative sustainability projects of International […]

Source: GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations)
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November 11, 2020
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BT Sport Halves Premier League Production Carbon Footprint

BT Sport has halved its carbon footprint when producing Premier League matches, according to COO Jamie Hindhaugh. Since the resumption of sport after the […]

Source: Broadcast Sport
Climate Action
November 7, 2020
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IOC and DOW reward climate leadership in sport

Twenty Olympic Movement organisations, namely 15 International Sports Federations (IFs) and five National Olympic Committees (NOCs), have received this year’s Carbon Action Awards of […]

Source: IOC (International Olympic Committee)
Climate Action
November 12, 2020
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As cities face biodiversity challenges, sport can be a solution

Author : Matthew Campelli. Adapting a framework devised by the San Francisco Estuary Institute, the IUCN has developed a practical roadmap for sports organisations […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Sustainable Cities and Communities
November 9, 2020
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Veterans plant coral off Florida as NFL pursues environmental projects around Super Bowl

From tree plantings to park cleanups, NFL Green aims to use the big game in Tampa as a way to promote sustainability. NFL Green, […]

Source: Tampa Bay Times
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November 6, 2020
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FIBA net IOC award for commitment to climate leadership in sport

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its partner DOW have rewarded FIBA, as well as a group of other International Federations and National Olympic […]

Climate ActionInnovation and Infrastructure
November 6, 2020
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New IUCN-IOC guide demonstrates how sports can benefit nature in cities

Gland, Switzerland, 06.11.2020 (IUCN) – While sports and nature often occupy and compete for the same green spaces in cities, well-planned sports infrastructure can […]

Source: IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)
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October 30, 2020
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Ball tackles sports industry’s single-use plastic addiction with aluminum recycling stadium team-ups

Metal packaging giant Ball and Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE) are partnering to launch aluminum packaging recycling systems and educational initiatives in three major […]

Source: packaginginsights.com
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November 4, 2020
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If sport wants a bright future it has to build resilience

Author: Matthew Campelli Resilience. The Covid-19 crisis has us all talking about resilience, and how resilient our organisations actually are. Resilience, in broad terms, […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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October 27, 2020
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Stronger together: IOC hails partnership with UN on its 75th anniversary and emphasises role of sport in building solidarity

As the United Nations (UN) celebrates its 75th anniversary, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, has hailed the collaboration between […]

Source: IOC (International Olympic Committee)
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October 27, 2020
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BIPOC anglers take a stand for inclusivity in fishing

THE 2020 TREND has been to head outdoors to pursue enjoyable activities at a safe distance from others. Like hiking and camping, fishing has skyrocketed […]

Life Below WaterReduced Inequalities
October 19, 2020
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FIAS issues the “strategy for sustainable development” by 2030

This autumn the International SAMBO Federation launched Sustainability Strategy 2030. The FIAS Sustainability strategy plan aims to support activities with a clear vision, adaptation […]

Source: FIAS (Fédération Internationale de Sambo)
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October 14, 2020
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IBU commits to Sustainability Policy

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) today launched its Sustainability Policy. This Policy provides the roadmap for the federation’s ten-year Sustainability Strategy 2020-2030 and outlines […]

Source: IBU (International Biathlon Union)
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October 13, 2020
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How Adidas & Lululemon Are Helping Bolt Threads Launch Sustainable ‘Mushroom Leather’

Innovation in sustainable materials has abounded in recent years as brands become more aware of their environmental impact. But large-scale production and adoption has […]

Source: Footwear News
Responsible Consumption
October 10, 2020
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Do sports teams’ sustainability efforts matter to fans?

To use a sports analogy, there will be winners and losers as a result of climate change. Certain sports, like outdoor winter sports and […]

Source: The Eagle
Climate Action
October 8, 2020
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A more robust, sustainable and inclusive sports industry

Author : Matthew Campelli Collaboration, authenticity and addressing the values of young people will enable sport to ‘build back better’ after the pandemic, say […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
October 6, 2020
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Climate change and Covid is forcing sport to write its own comeback story

Author : Matthew Campelli “Those who love sport love a good comeback story.” That depends which side you’re cheering for. But the basic premise […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
October 6, 2020
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Why green sports are good sports

Why should the sports industry care about environmental sustainability? Simply put, the sports that we enjoy today could not take place without a natural […]

Source: ATM (Texas A&M University)
Climate Action
October 6, 2020
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USOPC Forms College ‘Think Tank’ To Explore Vulnerabilities, Opportunities

October 6, 2020: The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and USOPC Collegiate Advisory Council said today it would lead a USOPC College Sports Sustainability […]

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October 5, 2020
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Sky Sports News ‘albert certified’ for sustainability

Sky Sports News broadcast the first ‘green’ Transfer Deadline Day on Monday October 5 which was a certified three-star albert sustainable production.The albert certification, […]

Source: Sportcal
Climate Action
October 2, 2020
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Suzann Pettersen becomes a Sustainable Golf Champion

Golf icon steps forward to help GEO Foundation establish new levels of awareness, action and the celebration of leadership across the sport Following a […]

Source: GEO Foundation
Climate ActionLife on Land
October 22, 2020
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European fans urge football to be vigilant about the environment

Author : Matthew Campelli Research conducted by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies finds that environmental sustainability can be an effective fan engagement tool […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
October 1, 2020
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GAISF president, Raffaele Chiulli, explains that a focus on sustainability can stimulate growth for international sports federations that have been hit hard by the pandemic

In September 2020, PricewaterhouseCoopers published its latest Sports Survey. A piece of research that takes the temperature of the sports industry and neatly illustrates […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate Action
October 1, 2020
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Sustainability at the core of Milano Cortina 2026

The first International Olympic Committee (IOC) coordination commissions meeting with Milano Cortina 2026 was held virtually today,  29 September 2020.  The local organising committee […]

Source: Milano Cortina 2026
Climate Action
September 30, 2020
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BBC Sport joins United Nations climate change framework on eve of summit

BBC Sport has joined United Nation’s Sports for Climate Action Framework on the eve of a two-day Sport Positive summit to address climate change. […]

Climate Action
September 29, 2020
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Mahindra Racing becomes first Formula E team to get Three-star excellence in sustainability by FIA

The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, the governing body of world motor sport, has today announced that the Mahindra Racing Formula E team has been […]

Climate Action
September 29, 2020
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EUROVISION SPORT joins environmental sustainability initiative Albert

Eurovision Sport is delighted to announce that it has become the latest organization to join albert, the authority on environmental sustainability for film and TV. Headquartered […]

Source: EBU - EUROVISION
Climate Action
September 28, 2020
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Tokyo 2020 Collects 24.5 Tonnes of Used Plastic for Creation of Victory Ceremony Podiums

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced today that it has successfully collected enough plastic to create the podiums to be used in all Olympic […]

Source: Tokyo 2020
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
September 26, 2020
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UIM And Formula E founder launch UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series

Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) President Raffaele Chiulli yesterday launched a new electric boating championship, with Extreme E and Formula E founder Alejandro Agag and […]

Climate Action
September 26, 2020
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Dow announced it will give out its “Carbon Initiative Award” for a second year running.

Launched in 2019, the joint initiative aims to incentivise International Federations and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to work towards a tangible framework that reduces […]

Climate Action
September 25, 2020
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Dow and Sport Singapore partner to divert 300,000 pairs of shoes away from landfill into building new sports infrastructure

Leading materials science company Dow and national sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) today announced a pioneering partnership to catalyse circular economy solutions in Singapore. […]

Source: DOW & Sport Singapore
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September 24, 2020
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“Taking climate change seriously means treating carbon as a limited resource”

Georgina Grenon, Paris 2024’s director of environmental excellence, discusses the Games’ “three pillars” of sustainable innovation, and explains why carbon is being budgeted like […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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September 10, 2020
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Vietnamese player Mai proof that rugby is a game for everyone

Mai, a 13-year-old rugby player from Vietnam, has a hearing impairment and found it difficult to make friends prior to picking up a rugby […]

Source: World Rugby
Gender EqualityGood HealthReduced Inequalities
September 18, 2020
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Juventus signs UNFCCC Sport for Climate Action Framework and Climate Neutral Now Pledge

Juventus is the first Italian football club and the 150th signatory of the UNFCCC Sports for Climate Action Framework. FIFA, UEFA and the IOC […]

Climate Action
September 14, 2020
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Ice loss on Africa’s highest peak prompts star climber Will Gadd to reconsider his sport

World-renowned adventurer Will Gadd is having a rethink about his ice-climbing career and carbon footprint after discovering that his planned ascent of Tanzania’s Mount […]

Climate ActionLife on Land
September 11, 2020
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New IOC guide to make sustainability “Business as usual” for the Olympic Movement.

A new guide by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will help make sports organisations and their events more sustainable, addressing issues such as climate change and biodiversity loss, economic inequality and social injustice.

Source: International Olympic Committee
Climate ActionLife Below WaterLife on Land
September 11, 2020
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FITEQ becomes signatory to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

FITEQ has joined the UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the SPORTS FOR CLIMATE ACTION FRAMEWORK, further highlighting the federation’s […]

Source: FITEQ
Climate ActionLife Below WaterLife on Land
September 11, 2020
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Hector Bellerin joins Forest Green Rovers

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has become Forest Green Rovers’ second-largest shareholder, joining the club on its path to creating a sustainable future. The 25-year-old […]

Source: Forest Green Rovers
Climate Action
September 10, 2020
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Air quality issues expected to increasingly impact sports

The hazy, orange skies hanging above cities in the Western United States this week have cast another layer of pall over an already unsettled […]

Climate ActionLife on Land
September 10, 2020
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Lewis Hamilton, Héctor Bellerín and the changing face of athlete impact investing?

Athletes investing in companies having a social and environmental impact is nothing new, but two sports entities with similar values have attracted a couple […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate Action
FIFA
September 9, 2020
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New report reaffirms Qatar 2022’s commitment to sustainability

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Sustainable Stadiums report – compiled by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) – outlines the sustainability […]

Climate Action
September 8, 2020
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Sheffield Telegraph columnist Graham Wroe calls for city football clubs to join fight against climate change

In my youth, a popular mantra was “sport and politics don’t mix”.The truth is that sport and politics have always gone hand in hand, […]

Source: https://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/
Climate Action
September 7, 2020
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World Archery signs up to United Nation’s Sports for Climate Action initiative

The federation commits to reducing its carbon emissions by at least 10% each year.World Archery has joined the United Nation’s Sports for Climate Action […]

Climate Action
September 7, 2020
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The first International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

On Monday 7 September 2020, for the first time ever, the world joins together to mark the United Nations’ (UN’s) International Day of Clean Air […]

Source: International Cycling Union (UCI)
Climate ActionLife on Land
September 7, 2020
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German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans’ rage

The German FA on Monday defended it’s decision to fly the team 240km (149 miles) from Stuttgart to Basel for an international against Switzerland […]

Climate Action
September 4, 2020
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Pocono Raceway’s Solar Farm Celebrates 10 years of Producing Clean and Renewable Energy

Pocono Raceway’s solar farme celebrated 10 yers of producing clean and renewable solar energy on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. “It is incredible to witness […]

Source: Pocono Raceway
Climate Action
September 2, 2020
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Environmental and social responsibility more important than ever for sport

As summer morphs into autumn, the winds of change arrive with it. A time of new beginnings, when students go back to school and university and many sports prepare for a new season. This time, however, the transition may be a little more profound.

September 18, 2020
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Former F1 champion Nico Rosberg calls for governments to ‘up their game’ on climate change

Former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg told CNBC that global governments need to “up their game” to tackle the “shocking” impact of climate […]

Climate Action
August 28, 2020
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Sustainability Editor, Dela Ahiawor Calls on African Sports Governing Bodies to Give Priority to the UN Sports for Climate Action Initiative

Ghanaian Journalist and Sustainability Editor, Mr. Dela Ahiawor has called on major sports governing bodies in Africa to take proactive steps to join the […]

Climate Action
August 20, 2020
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Commonwealth Sport Foundation launches with ambition to lead the world in sport and social change

The Commonwealth Sport Foundation, the new charitable foundation of the Commonwealth Sport Movement, has been unveiled today with an ambition to help address some […]

Source: Commonwealth Sport
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August 26, 2020
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Rugby League World Cup launches sustainability charter and innovation academy programme

Our pledge to put social impact at the heart of the tournament was further underlined today by the announcement of a ground-breaking ‘Innovation Academy’ […]

Source: Rugby League World Cup 2021
Climate Action
August 21, 2020
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The climate crisis is hitting football – but the global game has time to take action

The sport offers hope to millions. Now it can lead the way in taking radical steps to create a carbon-neutral world. Like everything else […]

Climate Action
August 19, 2020
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IFF sponsor Gerflor invests in Sustainability

Gerflor has been the flooring provider for the IFF since 2002. The Taraflex products have secured high-quality circumstances for the event organisers, players and […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Climate Action
August 18, 2020
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Envision Virgin Racing certified carbon neutral

Envision Virgin Racing has been certified carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust, becoming the first team in the Formula E series to achieve such […]

Climate Action
August 15, 2020
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IWRF President Richard Allcroft on Tokyo 2020 and the future of international wheelchair rugby

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) President, Richard Allcroft, talks about the sport’s plans for expansion, improvements in governance and developing its relationship with World […]

Source: World Rugby
Reduced Inequalities
July 24, 2020
News / Interviews

IFSC joins Compensaid Program

The International Federation of Sport Climbing is proud to announce that it joined CompensAid, a compensation program that supports the development and production of […]

Climate ActionLife on Land
July 23, 2020
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Public voting introduced for 2020 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award as nominations open

Public voting has been introduced for the 2020 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award as the nomination period officially opens. The World Sailing […]

Source: World Sailing (WS)
Climate ActionLife Below WaterLife on Land
July 22, 2020
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FIBA’s Foundation launches new “Basketball For Good” platform

Read on fiba.basketball MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA’s Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation (IBF), is launching its new “Basketball For Good” digital platform today. The Foundation uses […]

Source: International Basketball Federation
Good HealthQuality Education
July 17, 2020
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BOC is the first National Olympic Committee of the Americas to become a signatory of the UN “Sport For Climate Action Framework”

The Brazilian Olympic Committee (BOC) is the first National Olympic Committee of the Americas (and second in the world after Spain) to sign the […]

Climate ActionLife Below WaterLife on Land
August 13, 2020
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New Winchester Sport & Leisure Park reaches major milestone

THE new sport & leisure park in Winchester is set to become one of the greenest buildings in the south of England after reaching its latest […]

Climate Action
July 15, 2020
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Launch of First Online Global Course on Sport and the SDG’s

A new, freely available online course launched this month will help individuals and organisations harness the potential of sport in their work towards sustainable […]

Source: Sportanddev.org
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July 13, 2020
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WFDF and IFA join UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action and sign Framework

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to announce that it has joined the UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to […]

Source: World Flying Disc Federation
Climate ActionLife on LandResponsible Consumption
July 12, 2020
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Gender equality : interview with Eniko Biro and Boglarka Feleki

Enikő Biró and Boglárka Feleki were a key part of the 2019 Teqball World Championships, not only as referees but as an inspiration to […]

Source: FITEQ (International Teqball Federation)
Gender Equality
August 4, 2020
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How Formula E’s teams are creating better futures

Whilst we’re a sport known for our commitment to counteract climate change, we have ambitions to go further, and so do our teams – […]

Climate ActionLife on LandReduced Inequalities
July 10, 2020
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The Tour de France United

Read on UCI.org With the promotion of sustainable mobility having been part its strategy for the past several years, the Tour de France is […]

Source: International Cycling Union
Life on LandPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible Consumption
July 9, 2020
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WBSC’s new green headquarters reflect organisation’s vision to be sustained on Olympic programme

The World Baseball Softball Confederation’s commitment to sustainability has been further enhanced this week following the official opening of its new headquarters on 06 […]

Source: World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC)
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August 10, 2020
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Singapore golf club commits to climate action

Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore is the world’s first golf club to join the United Nation’s sports for climate action initiative. The UN-backed movement […]

Climate Action
July 7, 2020
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World Triathlon launches Sustainability Guidelines for Event Organisers

World Triathlon continues to work hard to minimise its impact on the planet and, as part of its commitment to doing so, has launched […]

Source: International Triathlon Union
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July 6, 2020
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DOW’S Olympic carbon programmes continue to deliver climate benefits and a positive legacy

Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow has announced that its Olympic Games- and IOC-related carbon mitigation programmes have now reached combined reductions of more than five […]

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July 2, 2020
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Women and Girls must be participants and leaders in sport recovery plans, says UN Women

While the world is currently working on addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls must be both participants and leaders in […]

Gender Equality
June 30, 2020
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GAISF launches sustainability.sport

GAISF, supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has today launched sustainability.sport, a web portal dedicated to sustainability issues such as climate change, economic […]

Source: GAISF
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June 26, 2020
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GAISF joins forces with UNAOC for One Humanity campaign

GAISF and several International Sports Federations (IFs) have pledged their commitment to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ (UNAOC) One Humanity campaign, which calls […]

Source: Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF)
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June 26, 2020
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IFF Kids With Sticks winners presented: Floorball Campinas in Brazil

The Associação Campineira de Floorball (ACFb) – Floorball Campinas was created in 2016 to develop floorball throughout the region of Campinas, São Paulo. Since […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
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June 25, 2020
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Cycling for all

2020 cycling boom in the USA This week we turn our attention to the USA, where 2020 will likely stand as the biggest year […]

Source: Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
Climate Action
June 25, 2020
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Making the ‘Climate Pledge’

Oak View Group, NHL Seattle and Amazon announce unprecedented partnership to build a zero-carbon ‘Climate Pledge Arena’ and commit to carbon-neutral operations and events.The […]

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June 23, 2020
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IFF kids with sticks winners presented: Silverqueens Floorball club in Kenya

The Silverqueens Floorball club in Kenya has very ambitious goals to improve the living conditions of kids in Nairobi and to develop floorball in […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
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June 23, 2020
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Austria to host FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in May 2021

Read on fiba.basketball GRAZ (Austria) – The FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament will take place in Graz, Austria on May 26-30, 2021. Built around […]

Source: International Basketball Federation
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June 22, 2020
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IFF signed the UN Sport For Climate Action Framework

Floorball recognises the critical state of the environment and the need for action. Therefore, the IFF has signed the Sports for Climate Action Declaration. […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Climate ActionPartnerships for the Goals
June 22, 2020
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International Sports Federations voice support for refugees on World Refugee Day

To mark World Refugee Day this past weekend, International Sports Federations (IFs) voiced their support for refugees and encouraged the global sports community to […]

No HungerNo PovertyPeace and Justice
June 20, 2020
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World Taekwondo President hosts video call with young refugees to celebrate World Refugee Day

World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue hosted a video call with young taekwondo practitioners from the Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan on the eve of World […]

Source: World Taekwondo Federation (WTF)
Reduced Inequalities
June 19, 2020
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FIFA Guardians continues momentum with PACE child safeguarding and protection panel

Following the recent launch of the #SafeHome campaign, a joint initiative by FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission to support […]

Quality Education
June 10, 2020
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IFF Sustainability

The IFF has been carrying out sustainability projects in the past, the biggest success being the ECO-Compass label for the Women’s World Floorball Championships […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Climate ActionPartnerships for the Goals
June 9, 2020
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IFF kids with sticks winners presented: Floorball ark in Brazil

The Philanthropic Association Children’s Ark, Floorball Ark, is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) located in the south of São Paulo that aims to serve children, […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
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June 6, 2020
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World Bowling signs up to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

World Bowling has announced it has signed the United Nations (UN) Sports for Climate Action Framework. The UN Sports for Climate Action Framework asks […]

Source: Inside the Games
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June 5, 2020
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World Environment Day 2020: Building a healthier planet through sport

From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical […]

Climate ActionLife Below WaterLife on Land
June 5, 2020
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London marathon events releases sustainability report

London Marathon Events (LME), has published its first ever environmental report into the delivery of sustainable mass participation events.

Source: Sport Industry
Climate ActionInnovation and Infrastructure
June 5, 2020
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WED 2020 – Take Action For Nature!

For more than a decade, the FIM has been working with the United Nations Environment programme to support one of their largest and recognised […]

Source: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme
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June 3, 2020
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Mainau Manifesto 2.0 approved by FIS Council

This Friday, 5th June is World Environment Day, which provides the perfect opportunity to formally share the newly-updated Mainau Manifesto, which was approved by the […]

Source: International Ski Federation
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June 3, 2020
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Qatar 2022 Sustainability Strategy receives special award from Qatar Green Building Council

FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC have received special recognition from Qatar Green […]

Source: https://fifa.com
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June 1, 2020
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Celebrate World Environment Day with us!

The FIM is organising within the framework of the World Environment Day 2020, an Online Conference “How to protect and foster biodiversity in motorcycle […]

Source: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme
Climate Action
May 28, 2020
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Letter from FIM President, Jorge Viegas

World Environment Day 2020

Source: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme
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May 22, 2020
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We need a fit planet for sustainable sport – An interview with IOC Director for Sustainability Marie Sallois

As part of a four-year collaborative partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IUCN, we interviewed Marie Sallois, IOC’s Director for Sustainability, on […]

Source: https://www.iucn.org
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May 21, 2020
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The President of Beach Soccer Worldwide, Joan Cusco, celebrated the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

Beach Soccer Worldwide president Joan Cusco has taken an active part in United Nations – Alliance of Civilizations talk today, to celebrate the World […]

Source: Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW)
Peace and Justice
May 20, 2020
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These entrepreneurs are turning discarded fishing nets into surfboards and swimwear

Some of the abandoned nets can be as big as football pitches and take up to 600 years to break down, shedding microplastics as […]

Source: World Economic Forum (WEF)
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May 20, 2020
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The IFF Kids With Sticks winners 2020

It was 28 projects that made it to the final voting, where the floorball community could vote for the project they thought was most […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
May 19, 2020
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MyClimate and the International Floorball Federation to join forces

Sustainability has become a topic that any individual, enterprise or sport cannot overlook these days. It has been a part of International Floorball Federations […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
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May 15, 2020
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Beijing releases sustainability plan

Today, the Beijing organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic wintern games (Beijing 2022) released the official Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic winter […]

Source: https://www.olympic.org
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May 13, 2020
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SIGA Strives 19: Global body initiates White Paper on Sport Integrity

The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) is putting in place the infrastructure for a White Paper on Sport Integrity involving input from multiple stakeholders […]

Source: http://www.insideworldfootball.com
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May 13, 2020
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The Role of Sport in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

After 15 years of progress towards the unprecedented Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the world has turned its attention to the successor Sustainable Development Goals […]

Source: United Nations
Gender EqualityGood HealthPartnerships for the GoalsPeace and JusticeQuality EducationSustainable Cities and Communities
May 6, 2020
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WT, THF and UIM sign MoU to promote humanitarian initiatives

World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote […]

Source: Word Taekwondo Federation (WTF)
Peace and Justice
May 6, 2020
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FIFA celebrates World Environment Day

The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. […]

Source: https://fifa.com
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May 3, 2020
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Meet the first girl to earn a taekwondo black belt in Azraq camp

Despite the lockdown in Jordan’s Azraq camp, these sisters are not giving up on their dream to become taekwondo champions. They continue to pratice and […]

Source: World Taekwondo Federation (WTF)
Gender EqualityPeace and Justice
May 3, 2020
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World Rugby extends Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships programme after global success

Ahead of International Women’s Day, World Rugby has announced an extension of its Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship programme.

Source: World Rugby
Gender Equality
May 1, 2020
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Olympic Games offer young people key skills to enter job market, says IOC guide

The planning and staging of the Olympic Games offer thousands of young professionals an opportunity to acquire new skills and experience needed to enter […]

Decent Work and Economic Growth
April 30, 2020
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Showcasing a sustainable society : Tokyo 2020 releases its sustainability pre-games report

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today published its Sustainability Pre-Games Report, showing details of how it plans to […]

Affordable and Clean EnergyClimate ActionDecent Work and Economic Growth
April 27, 2020
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Sustainability at the World Floorball Championships 2020

The Men’s World Floorball Championships 2020 will be played in Helsinki 4th to 12th of December. Matches will be played in two venues, the […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Clean Water and SanitationClimate ActionPartnerships for the Goals
April 25, 2020
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Air Pollution tackling sports invisible threat

From athlete performance, to referee calls and spectator health – poor air quality is rocking the fundamental pillars of professional sport. Sport has an air pollution problem. A big, overwhelming and invisible elephant in the room, air pollution’s intangibility has made it an easy issue for sports team owners and administrators to ignore.

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate Action
April 23, 2020
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PNG Olympic Committee launches sustainability practices

To coincide with the World Earth Day, the PNG olympic committe has launched its corporate sustainability practices with a creation of sustainable patch at […]

Source: Post Courier
Responsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
April 22, 2020
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Sustainability at heart of Budapest’s plans for 2023 World Athletics Championships

Major athletics events are one of the most powerful tools in delivering World Athletics’ Sustainability Strategy. The strategy, published earlier this month, addresses global […]

Source: www.worldathletics.org
Climate ActionInnovation and Infrastructure
April 22, 2020
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The UCI joins the movement for climate action initiated by the UN

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is delighted to announce that it has signed the United Nations (UN) Sports for Climate Action Framework as part […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
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April 22, 2020
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FIAS encourages SAMBO World to Join the International Mother Earth Day

The United Nations observes designated days, weeks, years, and decades, each with a theme, or topic. By creating special observances, the United Nations promotes […]

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April 22, 2020
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Protect sport by taking care of biodiversity, says new IUCN guide supported by the IOC

Many sports events depend on a healthy natural environment and their organisers should take concrete steps to protect it, according to a new guide […]

Climate Action
April 21, 2020
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Earth Day 2020 – Join the Quiz Challenge!

How much do you know about one of the World’s greatest threats? Today, the World is celebrating the World Earth Day.

Source: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme
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April 10, 2020
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Inside Forest Green Rovers, the world’s first carbon neutral football club

Fully vegan and UN-approved, English club Forest Green Rovers has an encouragingly simple message for sports teams worldwide on lowering carbon emissions. Forest Green, […]

Source: Dialogo Chino
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April 9, 2020
Guidelines and reports

Games Time: Planning and Acting to Respect Human Rights in Mega-Sporting Events

Games Time is designed to support organisations and authorities involved in the final preparation and delivery of major sporting events in their efforts to ensure […]

Source: Centre for Sport and Human Rights and Ergon Associates
Decent Work and Economic GrowthGender EqualityPeace and JusticeQuality EducationReduced Inequalities
April 7, 2020
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World Athletics makes commitment to a cleaner, greener, more equitable world

World Athletics has today launched its Sustainability Strategy, which has a central goal of making the organisation carbon neutral by 2030. The strategy addresses […]

Source: www.worldathletics.org
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April 6, 2020
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#BeActive for the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

FIFA has joined forces with the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in supporting the #BeActive campaign launched on the UN […]

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)
Good Health
April 3, 2020
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FIM Educational programme continues

Despite the ongoing period of disruption, and associated travel restrictions caused by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, this week the FIM continued its educational […]

Source: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme
Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
March 21, 2020
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America SCORES and a unique blend of football and poetry

There are several different means to use the power of football – or soccer, for that matter – to improve the lives of young […]

Source: https://fifa.com
Quality EducationReduced Inequalities
March 9, 2020
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IOC takes leadership role in UN Women sports for generation equality initiative

A few days after having made landmark decision demonstrating that gender equality is a reality at the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

Gender Equality
March 8, 2020
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PSA pledges support to United Nation Sport for Generation Equality Initiative

The Professional Squash Association (PSA), along with the PSA Foundation (PSAF), are delighted to announce that it has become the first signatory to support […]

Source: PSA (Professional Squash Association)
Gender Equality
March 4, 2020
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Olympic Games to become “climate positive” from 2030

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onward. In addition, […]

Source: IOC (International Olympic Committee)
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March 4, 2020
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Jack and Susan Groh, directors of NFL Environmental Program to present for Friday’s Sustainability Showcase

For more than two decades, the Super Bowl has been recognized as the “greenest” professional sports championship in America and each year, the NFL […]

Source: Penn State News
Responsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
March 3, 2020
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ISA welcomes Ioc Approval Of Tahiti As The Surfing Location For Paris 2024 Olympic Games

The International Surfing Association (ISA) today welcomes and fully supports the IOC Executive Board’s approval of the French Polynesia island of Tahiti as the […]

Climate ActionLife Below WaterLife on Land
February 27, 2020
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IOC’s hydrogen fleet inspires green momentum in the region

The IOC’s hydrogen-powered vehicles and fuelling station are winning local acclaim, generating discussion, and inspiring further developments in the local hydrogen sector. Gliding along […]

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February 26, 2020
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Reds go green with sustainability partnership

Liverpool FC is taking action to further reduce its food waste and deliver on its sustainability goals via a new partnership with Iugis in […]

Source: Liverpool Football Club
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February 26, 2020
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FEI teams up with event hosts and partners to take the lead on sustainability

As the global governing body of equestrian sport, the FEI has been keen to take a leading role in sustainability among international sports federations, […]

Source: Sports Business
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February 12, 2020
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Austin FC Shirt sponsor to aid new stadium’s sustainability drive

Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion franchise Austin FC has signed up Yeti as its main sponsor, with the outdoor goods brand set to back […]

Source: The Stadium Business
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February 10, 2020
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“DER ÖKOLOGISCHE BUNDESLIGIST”

Die TSG Hoffenheim übernimmt bei den Themen Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit seit Jahren eine Vorreiter-Rolle in der Fußball-Bundesliga. Nun präsentiert der Klub in einem Dokumentarfilm […]

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January 30, 2020
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NFL Green’s Jack Groh and Jacquie Weisblum from the Host Committee discuss environmental impact, fan engagement and getting sponsors invested

On Sunday, the eyes of America will be on Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium, where the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
January 28, 2020
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Audio-descriptive commentary at Stade de Lyon, a legacy of the FIFA Women’s World Cup

At the end of 2019, Olympique Lyonnais officially completed the delivery of an audio descriptive commentary system for blind and visually-impaired supporters at the […]

Source: https://fifa.com
Innovation and Infrastructure
January 28, 2020
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Call for articles: Do no harm – avoiding pitfalls in sport and development

Much of the narrative around sport and development centres on the use of sport to achieve positive outcomes. However, it is crucial to acknowledge […]

Source: sportanddev.org
Gender EqualityReduced Inequalities
January 27, 2020
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Global Laser Run city tour

Not once but twice in the week before Christmas 2019, the people of the Ivory Coast sampled the joys of the Global Laser Run […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
Innovation and InfrastructureReduced InequalitiesResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
January 27, 2020
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Tokyo 2020 to Utilise Hydrogen for Games Cauldron and Torch

For the first time in the history of the Games, hydrogen will be used to power both the Olympic and Paralympic Cauldrons in Tokyo […]

Source: Tokyo 2020
Affordable and Clean EnergyResponsible Consumption
January 26, 2020
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The IOC are lagging behind on climate change as it begins to have a greater impact on sporting events.

Late risers staying in the Lausanne Palace may have been somewhat alarmed looking out of their windows last week. Or perhaps they would have […]

Source: Inside The Games
Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
January 24, 2020
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German Football Association Becomes 100th Signatory of Sports for Climate Action

The German Football Association (DFB), governing body of football in Germany and founding member of both FIFA and UEFA, is the first national football […]

Source: UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)
Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
January 24, 2020
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ABN AMRO to collect and recycle used tennis balls to make Sustainaballs

ABN AMRO has announced plans to collect as many used tennis balls as possible during the next few weeks, for recycling as a new […]

Source: ABN AMRO
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
January 22, 2020
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Lausanne 2020 seeks to create a sustainability legacy

The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have earned themselves a reputation as an innovative, pioneering event since their inception in 2010, and, a decade on, […]

Climate Action
January 21, 2020
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FIFA and hosts Qatar present joint FIFA World Cup™ Sustainability Strategy

In 2022, the FIFA World Cup™ will be held in the Arab world for the first time, in a fast-growing economy and in the […]

Source: https://fifa.com
Gender EqualityGood HealthInnovation and Infrastructure
January 21, 2020
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Young Lions Cup South leaving a legacy in Botswana

GABORONE (Botswana) – Our Youth Leadership and Basketball development project, the Young Lions Cup South has been successfully hosted in Botswana for the past […]

Source: http://www.fiba.basketball
Reduced Inequalities
January 20, 2020
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New IOF Sustainability Policy

The IOF has declared sustainability as one of its three basic values. In coherence with its values, the IOF acknowledges and intends to contribute […]

Source: International Orienteering Federation
Climate Action
January 20, 2020
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Bridging the gap for environmental sustainability through sport

Why sport’s contribution to environmental SDGs cannot be ignored, with Joie Leigh, former international hockey player for the United Kingdom and a member of […]

Source: Sport and Dev
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January 20, 2020
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Corina Wehinger and Sandra Zurbuchen first female referees in Swedish men’s super league

The Czech Republic, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland are exchanging referees in December and January. The purpose of the exchange, that takes place in both […]

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Gender EqualityReduced Inequalities
January 20, 2020
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YOG for young people, by them and with them

From the medal trays and podiums to the look and feel around the competition sites, many of the things you see at Lausanne 2020 […]

Sustainable Cities and Communities
January 18, 2020
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University of Lausanne joins climate discussion at the YOG

On 17 January, following a march for climate in Lausanne in the presence of Greta Thunberg, activists and academics joined a discussion in the […]

Climate Action
January 17, 2020
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The IOC and the Olympic Games – Addressing climate change

Sustainability is central to the Olympic Movement’s vision of “building a better world through sport”. It is one of the three pillars of Olympic Agenda […]

Climate Action
January 15, 2020
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The UCI obtains EDGE certification for its commitment to workplace gender equality

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is proud to announce that it has been awarded EDGE Certification, the international standard for organisations in terms of […]

Gender Equality
January 15, 2020
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Environmentalist Lizzie Carr hails “Display of unity” at Lausanne 2020

Whether you prefer taking to the athletics track, the ski slopes or the water, sport has always represented an opportunity to step away from […]

Peace and Justice
January 14, 2020
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Australian Open aids Melbourne’s fight against climate change

As Melbourne gets hotter and drier, the organisers of the year’s first Grand Slam are aiding the city’s climate change fight by hosting a […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
January 11, 2020
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Sustainability on the IOF agenda

Sustainability was one of the key topics on the IOF Joint Meeting. IOF Stefano Bisoffi (ITA), Chairperson of the IOF Environment and Sustainability Commission, […]

Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
January 9, 2020
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Climate tickets and fridays for future: German Football clubs take climate actions

September 20, 2019 may go down as a landmark day in the world’s collective fight against climate change. A marathon 18 hour negotiation between […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Affordable and Clean EnergyClimate ActionResponsible Consumption
January 9, 2020
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World Athletics Air Quality road races

In the long distance running community, there was much to celebrate at last month’s Valencia Marathon. For the first time, four women broke 2:19 […]

Source: World Athletics
Climate ActionGood HealthPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
January 8, 2020
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A glimpse into the future: Lausanne2020 highlights sustainable approach to games

Since their inception in 2010, the YOG have been a testing ground for new ideas. They are known for introducing new sports and event […]

Affordable and Clean EnergyClimate ActionGender EqualityGood HealthResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
December 19, 2019
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Dow Great Bay Invitational achieves World-Class recognition in its first year

The 2019 Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational (Dow GLBI) recently was named a GEO Certified® Tournament, designating it as the first-ever professional golf tournament […]

Climate ActionGood HealthLife Below WaterResponsible Consumption
December 13, 2019
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UIPM 2019 Global Laser Run City Tour: Laser run is talk of the town in Kabul (AFG)

A year of discovery for the Afghanistan Modern Pentathlon Federation (AMPF) has concluded with its second UIPM Global Laser Run City Tour in the […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
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December 11, 2019
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Formula 1 announces plan to be Net Zero Carbon by 2030

Formula 1 has today announced an ambitious sustainability plan to have a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. This initiative will cover the Formula 1 […]

Source: https://www.formula1.com
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
December 3, 2019
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Building a pipeline of female sports leaders

Despite progress being made by some sports organisations, representation of women at leadership level is still low. How can the sector overcome its ‘pipeline […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Gender Equality
November 29, 2019
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Radcliffe addresses EU Clean Air Forum in Bratislava

World Athletics Ambassador Paula Radcliffe highlighted the importance of the IAAF’s air quality initiative and the need to get people involved in exercise during […]

Source: World Athletics
Climate ActionGood HealthPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
November 28, 2019
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TSG HOFFENHEIM LAUNCHES LIFESTYLE BRAND UMOJA

Bundesliga club TSG Hoffenheim has launched the textile and lifestyle brand “umoja” and presented it to the public on Thursday. Under the motto “UNITY […]

Gender EqualityReduced Inequalities
November 22, 2019
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How Formula 1 will lead the charge to use biofuels

As part of Formula 1’s ambitious sustainability strategy that targets a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030, biofuels will play a major part in the […]

Source: https://www.formula1.com
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
November 19, 2019
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UIPM 2019 Global Laser Run City Tour: Pentathlon movement continues renaissance in Gyumri (ARM)

The revival of the Pentathlon movement in Armenia continued with a successful edition of the Global Laser Run City Tour in Gyumri on October […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
Gender EqualityInnovation and InfrastructureReduced InequalitiesResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
November 7, 2019
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Limburg: a true UCI Bike Region

Located in the south of the Netherlands, Limburg is a world leader when it comes to cycling. In 2018, the province hosted the UCI […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
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October 24, 2019
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European Equestrian Championships showcase sustainable food concept

With the population estimated to rise to 10 billion by 2050, food production needs to increase while reducing its environmental impact. Brasserie 2050, a […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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October 21, 2020
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Protected: Elizabeth Beisel, U.S. Olympic Swimming Medalist and Healthy Oceans Activist, Becomes EcoAthletes Champion

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Source: EcoAthletes
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October 14, 2019
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UIPM 2019 Global Laser Run City Tour: Families unite in Panama City (PAN)

South America recently became the first continent in the world to have a 100% representation of UIPM national federations, and Panama is one of […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
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October 5, 2019
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Air quality monitor installed in Yokohama

As part of the IAAF’s continued pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world, the project’s first air quality monitor in […]

Source: World Athletics
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October 3, 2019
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Doing things differently : The FC Nordsjaelland story

As the football industry faces questions regarding its sustainability, one club in Denmark believes there is a different way of doing things. FC Nordsjælland […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Gender Equality
October 2, 2019
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The modern stadium: A hub for sustainable development

Investment in industry, innovation and infrastructure are crucial drivers for economic growth and sustainable development, both in modern states and the developing world. And […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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September 30, 2019
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UIPM 2019 Global Laser Run City Tour: Teens show how it’s done in Lome (TOG) | Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM)

As the Laser Run craze continues to spread across all continents, another African nation has embraced the urban sports phenomenon for the first time. […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
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September 23, 2019
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Dallas Mavericks to offset corporate travel carbon emissions – SportsPro Media

NBA franchise partner Carbonfund.org Foundation to support Amazon rainforest preservation project.

Source: SportPro Media
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September 23, 2019
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GAISF launches award to put sustainability at the heart of sport

As part of the United Nations’ Action for People and Planet Week, GAISF has launched its own Sustainability Award, incentivising Members to use their […]

Source: GAISF
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September 22, 2019
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FIFA Diversity Award 2019 honours Fútbol Más Foundation

The fourth edition of the FIFA Diversity Award celebrated today in Milan paid tribute to the Fútbol Más Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that puts […]

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September 18, 2019
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UCI Road World Championships: a celebration of cycling for all in Yorkshire

The cycling for All initiatives planned around the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in UCI Bike Region Yorkshire

Source: Union Cycliste International
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September 16, 2019
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UIPM 2019 Global Laser Run City Tour: Dedication in full supply in Abrantes and Alenquer (POR)

The UIPM Sports community in Portugal has energetically participated in Laser Run ever since the 2nd UIPM Laser Run World Championships took place in […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
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September 13, 2019
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Fourth consecutive edition for KiSS Misano

KiSS (Keep it shiny and sustainable) is the FIM Flagship programme that makes the motorcycling events sustainable.

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September 10, 2019
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ISA Delighted With 6th Successful Tokyo 2020 Technical Visit

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has successfully conducted a sixth official visit to Tokyo ahead of the sport’s historic Olympic debut at the 2020 […]

Life Below Water
September 7, 2019
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Air quality to be measured and published in real-time at next IAAF meeting – Sustainability Report

The IAAF will measure and publish data about air quality during its next Diamond League meeting as part of its ambitious campaign to raise […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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August 29, 2019
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IAAF air quality pilot moves into its next phase following Mexico City Marathon project – Sustainability Report

All eyes were on Vivian Kiplagat as she crossed the finish line of the 2019 Mexico City Marathon. In doing so, she broke the […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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August 21, 2019
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Madrid opts for water fountains, not bottles

The 2019 World Archery Youth Championships is the largest in the event’s history. Drinking enough water is essential – but especially so when competing […]

Source: World Archery
Climate Action
August 13, 2019
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WT Cares Project for Sri Lankan Street Children Moves Forward as Scheduled

The World Taekwondo Cares project for Sri Lankan street children is moving forward as planned and is on track. The “Road to Champions” Sri […]

Source: World Taekwondo Federation (WTF)
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August 6, 2020
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IJF joins the Sports for Climate Action Initiative

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced it has joined the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Initiative, having signed the Sports for Climate […]

Climate Action
August 10, 2019
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Endurance running icon Paula Radcliffe on air quality and athlete performance Podcast

Air quality monitoring systems will be integrated at around 1,000 athletics tracks worldwide over the next five years, as a result of a partnership […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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August 7, 2019
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Air quality Monaco Herculis 2019

Organisers of 2019 Herculis EBS IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday are aiming to not only host another spectacular edition but also, for the […]

Source: World Athletics
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July 29, 2019
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‘Net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions pledged by LA Clippers for new venue

Arena and surrounding entertainment district – expected to be built by 2024 – will be LEED Gold and have environmental sustainability “at the core […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Innovation and InfrastructureSustainable Cities and Communities
July 16, 2019
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Protecting our planet: The sport and sustainability series | sportanddev.org

How can sport be part of the solution? We kick off a seven-part series on sport and sustainability. The climate crisis is becoming ever […]

Source: sportanddev.org
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July 3, 2019
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Archery consumables and recycling: nocks, vanes and arrow shafts

Small pieces of archery equipment like vanes and nocks need changing regularly.International archers will shoot somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000 arrows every year. That’s […]

Source: World Archery
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
July 1, 2019
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Instalan monitor para medir niveles y calidad del aire

The IAAF has today launched its first air quality monitor in the Southern Hemisphere, at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre in Australia, as part […]

Source: World Athletics
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June 26, 2019
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World Fencing Day 2019: Fencing For Our Planet

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 26 June 2019 – The International Fencing Federation (FIE) is pleased to announce its theme for World Fencing Day 2019 (Saturday, 7 […]

Source: International Fencing Federation
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June 7, 2019
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Atacama Rally begins its path to Sustainability

After reaching an agreement with the Sustainability commission of the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM), the Atacama Rally 2019 will become the first Cross Country […]

Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
June 5, 2019
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The Madrid City Council, Ecovidrio and the NBA inaugurate the first basketball court renovated with recycled glass

The basketball court located on Calle Embajadores 70, in the Centro district of Madrid, has been opened today to the public with a renewed […]

Source: NBA (Spain)
Innovation and InfrastructureSustainable Cities and Communities
May 30, 2019
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Sustainability on pole in Mugello

As is traditional since 2013, sustainability will be once again in “pole position” at the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix, sixth round of the 2019 […]

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May 25, 2019
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FIA action for environment – Accelerating change with Formula E

According to the World Health Organisation, nine out of ten people on earth breathe polluted air and an estimated 4.2 million premature deaths annually […]

Source: https://www.fia.com/
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May 24, 2019
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Letter from FIM President, Jorge Viegas – WED 2019

Dear FIM Family,It is a pleasure for me to address you on this occasion on a subject that has a high priority on my […]

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May 11, 2019
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IOF Council, Commissions and Office carbon neutral in 2019

The International Olympic Committee has recognised the IOF for its action plan to measure and reduce owned greenhouse gas emissions and for joining the […]

Climate ActionPartnerships for the Goals
May 4, 2019
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World Rugby announces Spirit of Rugby partners to coincide with #IDSDP2019

To celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, World Rugby has announced the partners for the 2019-20 edition […]

Source: World Rugby
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May 4, 2019
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Spirit of Rugby

The power and influence of sport to act as a catalyst for peace and development has long been understood.In a rugby context, players and […]

Source: World Rugby
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April 24, 2019
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Rugby for all

As rugby has evolved and expanded into the modern global sport it is today, the core character-building values – discipline, integrity, passion, solidarity and […]

Source: World Rugby
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April 9, 2019
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UIPM 2019 Global Laser Run City Tour: Elite athletes use Singapore as springboard for SEA Games

The 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines are approaching and athletes from five nations used Singapore’s third UIPM Global Laser Run City […]

Source: Modern Pentathlon
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April 9, 2019
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Finalists revealed for the FIFA Diversity Award 2019

FIFA is delighted to announce the three finalists of the FIFA Diversity Award 2019. Through their community-based projects, Fútbol Más Foundation, PlayOnside and Watoto […]

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April 24, 2020
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Rugby for All

As rugby has evolved and expanded into the modern global sport it is today, the core character-building values – discipline, integrity, passion, solidarity and […]

Source: World Rugby
Gender EqualityReduced Inequalities
March 23, 2019
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2019 cycling season opens in style in UCI Bike Region Drenthe

As spring arrives in the northern hemisphere, excitement among cyclists begins to build with the promise of longer days and warmer temperatures. In UCI […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
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March 13, 2019
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Air quality UNEA UNEP

The IAAF’s innovative Air Quality Project was one of the key talking points at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi this week.

Source: World Athletics
Climate ActionGood HealthPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
March 2, 2019
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Will cycling fans accept Ineos’ sponsorship of Team Sky?

Deal raises the prospect of increased investment and sporting domination – but fans may question if a petrochemical company is the right fit for […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Decent Work and Economic Growth
February 26, 2019
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Restart of the IOF Environment and Sustainability Commission

The IOF Environment and Sustainability Commission has two new members; Stefano Bisoffi, Italy, who is the new Chairperson, and Andrei Yakauleu from Belarus.

Partnerships for the Goals
February 21, 2019
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Surfing One Step Closer To Paris 2024 Following List Announcement

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today expressed its excitement and gratitude to organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, after Surfing was included […]

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February 13, 2019
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Sports leagues pushing for greater sustainability

As individuals take steps toward a more sustainable planet, major sports leagues around the globe are pushing for a more sustainable future. According to […]

Source: Global sport Matters
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February 9, 2019
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Seb Coe: “Young people ask a fundamental question: ‘Do you look like the world I live in?’” – Sustainability Report

IAAF president explains why air quality and gender parity are at the top of the agenda for the athletics federation as it rebuilds its […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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January 23, 2019
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Air quality monitor installed in Mexico City

As part of the IAAF’s continued pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world, the athletics track at the Mexican Olympic […]

Source: World Athletics
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January 17, 2019
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2019 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships: something for everyone in Bogense

The countdown is on to the 2019 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships and the population in the host town Bogense is already geared up for […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
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January 11, 2019
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Wie sich Hoffenheim und PreZero für Nachhaltigkeit einsetzen

Der Fußball-Bundesligist TSG 1899 Hoffenheim und sein Sponsor PreZero wollen ihre Reichweite dafür nutzen, um bei den Fans und Zuschauern die Sinne für Nachhaltigkeit […]

Partnerships for the Goals
January 3, 2019
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Paula Radcliffe asthma clean air

Despite being diagnosed with asthma at the age of 14, Paula Radcliffe went on to win multiple world titles at cross country, the half […]

Source: World Athletics
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December 12, 2018
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FIFA joins the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

“The UN Climate Change Secretariat launched the new Sports for Climate Action Framework that was developed with the sports sector. The aim of the […]

Climate Action
December 7, 2018
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Green certification for all 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums

“Football stadiums are the heart and soul of the FIFA World Cup™, and their environmental sustainability is key to leaving a lasting legacy in […]

Innovation and Infrastructure
November 26, 2018
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Arsenal installs battery system that can power Emirates Stadium for a 90-minute match

Thirteen-time league champion teams up with Pivot Power and renewable energy supplier Octopus on system that will reduce cost, energy and carbon footprint

Source: The Sustainability Report
Affordable and Clean Energy
November 26, 2018
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NBA Opens Eco-Friendly Academy in Senegal

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the opening of a new elite basketball training center in Saly, Senegal. The new facility, which features […]

Source: NBA Green
Innovation and InfrastructureResponsible Consumption
November 26, 2018
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Why sports organisations should take the Clean Seas pledge

Sports bodies have much to gain by supporting campaigns with purpose. Here’s why they should follow the IOC by getting on board with our […]

Source: Sports Sustainability Journal
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November 13, 2018
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Air pollution and athlete performance | Sport Sustainability Journal

Air pollution causes the deaths of 7 million people per year. Now the IAAF is attempting to capture data to see how it impacts […]

Source: Sports Sustainability Journal
Climate ActionGood HealthPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
November 13, 2018
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PEACE THROUGH TAEKWONDO – THF @ PARIS PEACE FORUM

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) was the sole sports project selected along with 120 other projects and initiatives from around the world among 850 […]

Source: World Taekwondo Federation (WTF)
Gender EqualityPeace and JusticeQuality EducationReduced Inequalities
November 7, 2018
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RELIVE: Panel discussion on diversity and anti-discrimination

“Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium today played host to a panel discussion on diversity and anti-discrimination. Speaking at the media event were Federico Addiechi, FIFA’s Head […]

Reduced Inequalities
November 1, 2018
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Of 21 Winter Olympic Cities, Many May Soon Be Too Warm to Host the Games

Distill the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to their essence and you get 15 sports that involve gliding on snow or ice.Because […]

Source: New York Times
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
October 31, 2018
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Radcliffe Joins UN Clean Air Campaign

World marathon record-holder Paula Radcliffe has joined fellow IAAF ambassador Haile Gebrselassie as a UN Environment Advocate for Clean Air and will campaign against […]

Source: World Athletics
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October 24, 2018
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10 Things To Know About The 2018 Vissla Isa World Junior Surfing Championship

10 Things to Know about the 2018 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship From October 27 – November 4 the world’s best U-18 surfers […]

Gender Equality
October 23, 2018
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Impact of air quality on athlete performance could be measured at 2019 World Relays

As part of its five-year air quality project, the IAAF wants to collect in-competition data and has identified the World Relays 2019 event as […]

Source: Sports Sustainability Journal
Climate ActionGood HealthPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
October 18, 2018
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New Country, Girls Participation Records Set For 2018 Vissla Isa World Junior Surfing Championship

The 2018 edition of the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship – presented by Visit Huntington Beach – has set the teams participation record […]

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October 11, 2018
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LaLiga’s social responsibility

LaLiga’s international reputation extends beyond the renowned qualities of its world-beating clubs and their superstar footballers. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been an increasingly […]

Source: Laliga
September 29, 2018
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The village club earning UN honours and global acclaim

“The greenest football club in the world”. It is a grand title, and a bold claim. Yet Forest Green Rovers’ status in this respect […]

Affordable and Clean EnergyClimate ActionLife on LandSustainable Cities and Communities
September 25, 2018
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A new Taekwondo Academy debuts in Niger

In continuation of its mission to share the benefits of taekwondo and its philosophy to empower refugees and displaced persons, THF celebrates the launch […]

Source: World Taekwondo Federation
Peace and JusticeReduced Inequalities
September 25, 2018
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3rd biennial World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan: smoke-free

The Nomadic World Games are an international sports competition devoted to ethnic sports practiced between the countries of Central Asia.For the first time in […]

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)
Good Health
September 23, 2018
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Horn of Africa Development Initiative wins FIFA Diversity Award 2018

A global sport that transcends boundaries, football has the remarkable ability to bring us all together; uniting everyone under a shared love of the […]

Gender EqualityPeace and JusticeReduced Inequalities
September 17, 2018
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IAAF installs first stadium air quality monitor in Monaco

The IAAF has today reached a substantial milestone in its campaign to raise awareness of the effects of air pollution, with the installation of […]

Source: World Athletics
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September 5, 2018
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ISA Continues To Promote Global Growth Of Surfing With Support Of Olympic Solidarity

The International Surfing Association (ISA) continues to make great strides to grow and develop Surfing around the globe, with the ongoing access of the […]

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September 5, 2018
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Sustainability commitment is back

KiSS Misano-Keep it Shiny and Sustainable, the sustainability programme of Misano World Circuit, to be run for the 3rd year in a row at […]

Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
August 13, 2018
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Australia ready to host Ride Green Cup

Dooen Recreation Reserve in Horsham Australia will be the perfect venue to host the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship in 2018 and the fourth […]

Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
August 7, 2018
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PZM’s #RideGreen call to young riders!

On the occasion of the FIM Speedway Youth Gold Trophy Final 85cc in Rybnik on 29 July 2018, the Polish Motorcycling Federation (PZM) organised […]

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July 25, 2018
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Just one word: Sustainability!

The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and all the National Federations are aware of current environmental problems and would like to collaborate in order […]

Quality EducationSustainable Cities and Communities
July 19, 2018
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The search is on for the IAAF’s air quality monitoring device global partner

The IAAF’s search for a global partner to provide air quality monitoring devices (AQ) will reach a significant stage this week when five shortlisted […]

Source: World Athletics
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July 18, 2018
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Winner of the FIFA climate campaign attends the Final

When Aram Cherkezyan received the email telling him he had won a trip to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final, the 25-year-old IT worker […]

Climate Action
July 13, 2018
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FIFA calls on stakeholders to continue their work on LGBT+ rights in Russia…

“After one month of events organised by the Russian LGBT Sport Federation during the FIFA World Cup, the closing conference took place at the […]

Gender Equality
July 9, 2018
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Finalists of the FIFA Diversity Award 2018 revealed

FIFA can today announce the list of finalists for the third edition of the FIFA Diversity Award, with the winner to be revealed at […]

Gender EqualityPeace and JusticeReduced Inequalities
July 6, 2018
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A World Cup of firsts for the fight against discrimination and promotion

“In recent years, FIFA has been implementing a series of concrete measures aimed at fighting all forms of discrimination and promoting diversity in football. […]

Peace and Justice
July 6, 2018
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Monitoring system strengthens working conditions on Russia 2018 stadiums

“During each stadium visit, the monitoring team reviewed all relevant documentation, followed up on critical issues, inspected the construction sites and interviewed employees at […]

Decent Work and Economic Growth
July 5, 2018
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10 ways the world of sport is tackling plastic pollution

From global sports bodies pledging to cut back on plastic to joggers picking up rubbish as they run, athletes, sports enthusiasts and clubs are […]

Life Below WaterLife on LandResponsible Consumption
July 2, 2018
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Drenthe celebrates its first anniversary as a UCI Bike Region

The UCI Bike City label recognises cities and regions that act as inspiring examples of how elite and everyday cycling can contribute to creating […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
June 24, 2018
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FIFA Foundation Festival kicks off in Moscow

Football has a unique power to drive social change and some of the people who know that better than anyone have arrived in Russia […]

Gender EqualityPeace and JusticeReduced Inequalities
June 22, 2018
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Floorball and Special Olympics – A Successful Collaboration

Since 2012, the International Floorball Federation has cooperated with the Special Olympics and they have worked together to promote the sport. 

Source: International Floorball Federation (IFF)
Good HealthPartnerships for the GoalsReduced Inequalities
June 19, 2018
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Puyol: Stay healthy, don’t smoke

“As a FIFA Legend, Carles Puyol is using his influence for good. The former Spain defender and FIFA World Cup™ winner is supporting FIFA’s […]

Good Health
June 18, 2018
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A more sustainable Grand Prix with KISS Barcelona

A wide range of actions to raise public awareness of the need to take care of the environment, with Marc Márquez as star Ambassador!

Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
June 16, 2018
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FIFA underlines support for diversity and inclusivity at LGBTI event

“FIFA has underlined its commitment to promoting diversity and anti-discrimination in football during the opening ceremony of a new football festival which is being […]

Gender EqualityReduced Inequalities
June 14, 2018
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FIFA joins opening of Diversity House initiative in Russia

Diversity in football is something to be celebrated every day, everywhere, and when the FIFA World Cup™ comes around, there is an opportunity to […]

Peace and Justice
June 14, 2018
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New cycle route in Fyn enhances the UCI Bike Region’s tourism

In the heart of Denmark, the island of Fyn is a true cycling paradise, offering visitors on two wheels 1200km of cycle paths to […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsSustainable Cities and Communities
June 13, 2018
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2018 FIFA World Cup: protect your health and score!

With the 21st Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup just around the corner, many people across the world are waiting eagerly to […]

Source: World Health Organization
Good Health
June 5, 2018
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ISA Partners With Ioc To Support The United Nations-led Cleanseas Campaign, Enhances Commitment To Environmental Sustainability

Demonstrating its continued commitment to environmental sustainability, the International Surfing Association (ISA) has today announced a partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in […]

Climate ActionLife Below Water
June 1, 2018
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Record-setting sustainability at Mugello

6th edition for KiSS Mugello, the sustainability programme of the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
May 29, 2018
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1,000 athletics tracks to monitor air quality as IAAF tackles air pollution

Air quality database and major cities network to be established after five-year partnership was struck with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Source: Sports Sustainability Journal
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May 28, 2018
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IAAF joins race to beat global air pollution

Today, UN Environment and the IAAF have announced a new partnership to address the issue of air quality which is leading to 7 million […]

Source: World Athletics
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May 25, 2018
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Sustainability targets reached during the World muaythai Championships 2018

Sustainability and awareness of the potential impact athletes can have on a venue are always at the heart of IFMA planning, and the 2018 […]

Responsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
May 16, 2018
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Win two Final tickets by helping the environment

“Offsetting means cancelling the harmful emissions in one place by removing or preventing emissions in another by funding projects that reduce emissions, thus benefiting […]

Climate Action
May 7, 2018
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10 ways the world of sport is tackling plastic pollution

From global sports bodies pledging to cut back on plastic to joggers picking up rubbish as they run, athletes, sports enthusiasts and clubs are […]

Climate ActionLife Below Water
May 6, 2018
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IAAF reaffirms pledge to battle air pollution

As people from around the world take time to reflect upon the state of the planet on this World Environment Day, the IAAF is […]

Source: World Athletics
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May 4, 2018
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How the MCG got ahead of the recycling game

There are few things at the Melbourne Cricket Ground that don’t get recycled. Even the hallowed turf gets a second life. A number of […]

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
Responsible Consumption
March 12, 2018
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United nations’ resolution recognises the importance of sport for sustainable development

The Resolution was adopted on the occasion of the presentation of the biennial report of the UN Secretary General on sport for development and […]

Climate ActionGender EqualityReduced Inequalities
February 27, 2018
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Gelderland flies the flag for cycling during 2018 UCI Track Worlds

The 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships presented by Tissot in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, are underway this week and host region, Gelderland, is maximising the […]

Source: Union Cycliste International
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February 22, 2018
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#FIMRideGreen goes Cartoon!

Join us and travel through time with Greg Hancock, FIM Environmental Ambassador, and his son Karl

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February 11, 2018
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Stadium air quality monitor installed in Addis Ababa, first in Africa

The second air quality monitor in the IAAF’s pilot programme to measure air quality at stadiums around the world was installed at Addis Ababa […]

Source: World Athletics
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February 5, 2018
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World Athletics supports UN Environment ‘breathe life challenge’

As part of its drive to strengthen sustainable and environmentally-friendly processes within the organisation, the IAAF is delighted to support UN Environment’s BreatheLife Challenge, […]

Source: World Athletics
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January 25, 2018
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Valkenburg 2018: Elite level cyclo-cross inspiring everyday cycling

The promotion of Cycling for All during the 2018 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships in UCI Bike Region Limburg-Valkenburg

Source: Union Cycliste International
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January 23, 2018
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ISDE green story to life

The 91st edition of the FIM International Six Days of Enduro (ISDE), which was hosted in Navarra, Spain late last year, provided the perfect […]

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January 11, 2018
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Radcliffe IAAF air quality initiative WHO conference Geneva

IAAF Ambassador Paula Radcliffe underscored the importance of the IAAF’s air quality initiative during a presentation at the First World Health Organisation Global Conference […]

Source: World Athletics
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January 7, 2018
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FIFA Foundation Festival shows power of football to change lives

For some people, playing football completes them. Just ask 16-year-old Abu Sesey from Freetown who tragically lost his right leg when he was five […]

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August 1, 2017
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The KiSS Programme travels to South America

The 6th FIM Supermoto World Championship round to be held in Chachagüi, Colombia, on 4 and 6 August 2017 will be yet another landmark […]

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July 22, 2017
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Through the Eyes of Meritxell Pey volunteer

Motorcycles and the Environment? Naturally! Does the word KiSS ring any bells with you? I suppose you all think about the primary meaning of […]

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July 20, 2017
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Russia to host Ride Green Cup

The Russian Educational Children’s Center “Orlyonok” will be the perfect venue to host the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship in 2016 and the second […]

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June 30, 2017
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Isa Signs Key Partnership Agreement With Ioc-recognized International Lifesaving Federation

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today announced a key strategic partnership with the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) to establish a universally recognized, global […]

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June 9, 2017
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KISS Barcelona

The Circuit will organise a series of actions in order to raise awareness among the public attending the Grand Prix as regards environmental care […]

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June 8, 2017
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FIFA publishes landmark Human Rights Policy

Following adoption by the FIFA Council in May 2017, FIFA has published a new, landmark Human Rights Policy. The document embodies article 3 of […]

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June 2, 2017
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Movistar Yamaha KiSS Mugello

Yamaha Motor Racing Srl raises awareness for environmental and social sustainability by supporting the KiSS Mugello programme, staged at the sixth round of the […]

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May 31, 2017
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Celebrate the World Environment Day with us!

On 5 June, go outside and show us that you’re #WithNature. Breathe in the beauty and remember that by keeping our planet healthy, we […]

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May 23, 2017
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Sustainability on track at Mugello Grand Prix

KiSS Mugello, the sustainability programme of the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix, marks the fifth edition. Environmental and social initiatives will be carried out, also […]

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May 4, 2017
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International Surfing Association And Association Of Paddlesurf Professionals Announce Historic Partnership And Sanctioning Agreement

The International Surfing Association (ISA) and the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) World Tour are proud to announce a partnership that will mark a […]

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May 4, 2017
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Barcelona-Catalunya rides green

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the first racetrack in the world to achieve the new version of the ISO environmental certificate.

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March 20, 2017
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Finland promotes Sustainability

The 25/26 March will mark the first FIM International Sustainability Commission event of 2017 as KiSS (Keep it Shiny and Sustainable) comes to Päijänne […]

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February 13, 2017
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First ever Ride Green Webinar

Today the FIM Sustainability Commission presented the first webinar for Environmental Stewards focused on latest changes to the Environmental Code.

Climate Action
November 28, 2016
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2016 Fiji Isa World Sup And Paddleboard Championship Leaves Lasting Legacy, Reduces Environmental Impact

The International Surfing Association (ISA) is proud to highlight the legacy that the 2016 Fiji ISA World StandUp Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship, has […]

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November 4, 2016
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Committed to the FIM Ride Green philosophy

Organising a large event such as the FIM General Assembly and the Annual Gala ceremony is not an easy task. It has a big […]

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October 26, 2016
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Carbon neutral Formula 1 team

McLaren is the world’s first carbon-neutral Formula 1 team, receiving the first and only FIA Gold Standard. As emissions from Formula 1 races started […]

Source: Climate Action
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October 16, 2016
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Spain win the Ride Green Cup

Framing what has been a highly successful edition of the FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE), the host nation Spain were announced the worthy […]

Climate Action
October 15, 2016
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Fans are part of the plan

Happy fans is a term we use when we refer to the spectators of motorcycle sport.  I used to say, that we are lucky […]

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October 14, 2016
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Working towards sustainability

Whilst the main action has been taking place out on the course at the 2016 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE), behind the scenes […]

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October 13, 2016
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The Ride Green Cup

“I have to congratulate you ladies and gentleman, because I have seen big changes since I last visited the ISDE, albeit a long time […]

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October 12, 2016
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KiSS Navarra update day 2

For the KiSS Programme to be a real success it is necessary for many sectors to participate and for the involvement of the various […]

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September 22, 2016
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Sacramento Kings New Arena Is First Indoor Sports Venue To Earn LEED Platinum Designation

Today, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) certified Golden 1 Center, the new downtown home of the Sacramento Kings, as LEED Platinum – […]

Source: Golden1centre
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September 20, 2016
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KiSS MotorLand for sustainable sport

KiSS MotorLand – Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón de MotoGP promotes sustainable sport. The main aim of this programme is to raise awareness among […]

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September 8, 2016
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Misano shows the generous nature of motorcycling

A charity auction in favour of population hit by the earthquake in Central Italy, with funds to be deposited in a dedicated bank account […]

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August 26, 2016
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KISS Misano

KiSS Misano-Keep it Shiny and Sustainable to debut at Misano on September 9-11, 2016. A number of initiatives aiming to make spectators, teams and […]

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August 20, 2016
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Sydney still reaping benefits of hosting Olympic Games 2000

The strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement ensures that all Olympic host cities look closely at sustainability when they are planning […]

Clean Water and SanitationInnovation and InfrastructureSustainable Cities and Communities
July 13, 2016
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MotoGP and Scania collaborate to reduce emissions

Transporting the MotoGP™ World Championship paddock around the world is no easy task, all of Dorna’s logistical and transportation partners performing

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June 1, 2016
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Barcelona-Catalunya hosts the KiSS Programme

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (Montmeló).- For the third consecutive year,Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is joining the environmental initiative.”Circuito del Mugello makes a commitment to sustainability for […]

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May 18, 2016
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Mugello’s commitment to sustainability

Circuito del Mugello makes a commitment to sustainability for the 4th consecutive year

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April 15, 2016
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2016 FIM Environmental Ambassadors Campaign

The FIM’s environmental awareness raising campaign, spearheaded by its Environmental Ambassadors known as the Ride Green Ambassadors, will be launched this year with a […]

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April 13, 2016
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Court orders IPL to move matches due to Maharashtra drought

The Bombay High Court order followed a petition filed by a non-profit group challenging the liberal watering of pitches at a time when the […]

Source: Sport 360
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February 4, 2016
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Jerez Declaration – the way forward

During its Women+Sustainability Conference held in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) on 19-20 November 2015, the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) drafted a document […]

Climate ActionGender Equality
December 3, 2015
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FIM Environmental Award

The FIM Environmental Award has been presented annually since 1997 to recognise individuals, National Motorcycle Federations, Continental Unions, clubs, organisers, manufacturers or other organisations […]

Climate Action
November 20, 2015
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FIM conference, a success

The first ever FIM Women + Sustainability Conference held over the last two days in Jerez, Spain ahead of the FIM Gala Ceremony has […]

Climate ActionGender Equality
November 20, 2015
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FIM Day two of the Conference

This morning marks the second day of the groundbreaking FIM Women and Sustainability Conference in Jerez, Spain.

Climate ActionGender Equality
November 20, 2015
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Women + Sustainability Conference

After offering a warm welcome to all those gathered at the opening ceremony for the Women + SustainabilityConference held at the Museos de la […]

Source: International Motorcycling Federation
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September 4, 2015
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2015 FIM Environmental Award

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) is pleased to call for nominations for its annual Environmental Award

Climate Action
September 2, 2015
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IFMA Awards Malaysia for Superior Efforts towards Sustainability at 2014 World Championships

Part of the success of organising a great event is not only the event itself, but also the legacy it leaves behind. Sustainability is […]

Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsQuality Education
July 17, 2015
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First ever Ride Green Cup!

This coming weekend the Spanish town of El Molar, will host one of the most anticipated events of the season at the circuit of […]

Climate Action
July 3, 2015
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Kiss Andorra!

This weekend will see the town of Sant Julià de Lòria situated high in the mountains of Andorra host round six of the FIM […]

Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
June 11, 2015
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2015 KiSS Barcelona!

The Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit is continuing to invest in the environment and is again joining the KiSS programme (Keep it Shiny & Sustainable), launched by […]

Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
June 5, 2015
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World Environment Day

To mark this year’s World Environment Day, FIM Environmental Ambassador Marc Márquez, MotoGP World champion, and his brother Alex Márquez, World Champion in Moto2, […]

Climate Action
May 27, 2015
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KiSS Mugello wears three colours this season!

Mugello is the birthplace of KiSS (Keep it Shiny and Sustainable) programme, where the beautiful hills and the Tuscan Sun inspired a group of […]

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April 8, 2015
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KiSS at COTA

For the second time, the KiSS programme will be visiting the Circuit of the Americas (COTA), winner of the 2014 edition of the FIM […]

Climate Action
April 5, 2015
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A journey towards sustainability

There is no single recipe for making an event sustainable; every event has its own characteristics and details that make up its own identity. […]

Climate Action
March 11, 2015
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Surfing Plays Its Part In The Social And Economic Recovery Of Haiti

Since its formation in 2011, Surf Haiti, the national Surfing association of the Caribbean nation, has used Surfing to contribute to the country’s social […]

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March 5, 2015
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Hancock joins FIM Ride Green Team

Representing both genders and different cultures, motorcycling disciplines and geographical areas, this unusual team of top riders will lend their voices to convey the […]

Climate Action
February 26, 2015
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Muaythai and Sustainability

Regardless of where programs and events are held, from the local stage to the international stage like the European Championships or World Championships, IFMA […]

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January 1, 2015
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Electronic Certifications For Isa Educational Programs And Certifications

Dear Valued ISA Educational Programs Partners, The International Surfing Association (ISA) is excited to announce that beginning January 1, 2015 we will be switching […]

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September 26, 2014
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“KiSS MotorLand” at the Gran Premio movistar De Aragón

Following the great success of the “KiSS MotorLand – keep it shiny and sustainable” programme last year, there will be a new and even […]

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July 3, 2014
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Alex Salvini FIM Environmental Ambassador in Kenya

Alex Salvini has just returned to Italy after an extraordinary experience in Africa. The 2013 E2 Enduro World Champion participated as FIM Environmental Ambassador […]

Climate Action
June 15, 2014
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Marc Márquez supports KiSS Barcelona!

This year, the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit is joining the KiSS Barcelona (Keep it Shiny & Sustainable) environmental initiative as part of the KiSS project promoted […]

Climate ActionResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
June 5, 2014
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Today is World Environment Day and the FIM is joining the celebrations!

World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event and the biggest and most widely celebrated day for positive environmental action worldwide.

Climate Action
May 23, 2014
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IFMAs Sustainability Initiative at the 2014 World Championships

IFMA World Muaythai Championship, held in Langkawi, Malaysia at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, was an immense success, with a total of 102 different […]

Partnerships for the Goals
February 13, 2014
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Long-standing partners FIM & UNEP work together for sustainability in sport

The sporting season is now under way and the FIM is about to launch this year’s edition of its Environmental Code. The 2014 edition […]

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June 15, 2013
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Circuit de Catalunya will be giving MotoGP spectators a glimpse of green!

This weekend, the Circuit de Catalunya, winner of the 2012 FIM Environment Award, will be implementing a new initiative to inform spectators about the […]

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May 16, 2013
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Ride Green : Randy goes back to school!

On the fringe of the French Grand Prix, FIM Environmental Ambassador Randy de Puniet visited the Pierre Ronsard primary school to talk with some […]

Sustainable Cities and Communities
June 5, 2012
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Happy World Environment Day!

World Environment Day is an annual event that aims to be the biggest and most widely celebrated day for positive environmental action worldwide.

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December 15, 2011
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2011 FIM ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

The 2011 FIM Environmental Award was presented during the FIM Gala Ceremony held on 4 December in Estoril, Portugal.

Climate Action
June 5, 2011
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For a sustainable FIM MotoGP World Championship

We: FIM, Dorna, IRTA & MSMA, recognise our responsibility toward a sustainable development and the importance of protecting our planet for the benefit of […]

Partnerships for the Goals
May 3, 2011
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9th World Conference on Sport and the Environment comes to a close in Doha

The 9th World Conference on Sport and the Environment concluded yesterday in Doha, Qatar, with the sports world renewing its commitment to the environment […]

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April 20, 2011
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FIM & myclimate collaborate on carbon offsetting

The FIM received from myclimate today, its first certification and is proud of being one of the first organisers of motorcycling events to offset […]

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March 8, 2011
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TCI – 3×3 Basketball promotes sustainability in remote Caribbean Islands

PROVIDENCIALES (3×3 Basketball) – The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) National Basketball Federation in collaboration with Challenge Your World have hosted two 3×3 basketball […]

Affordable and Clean EnergyClimate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
October 1, 2010
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FIM dinner-debate at the European Parliament

“Motorcycles provide an easily adapted platform of modestly simple design that lends itself well to utilizing many different forms of alternative energy. The use […]

Climate ActionPartnerships for the GoalsResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
June 3, 2010
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2010 World Environment Day

As in the past years, the FIM has again decided to commemorate World Environment Day, of which the official date is 5th June, at […]

Climate Action
September 20, 2007
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Global AIDS Partnership

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has teamed up with UNICEF and UNAIDS to highlight the situation of children and young people living with and […]

Good HealthPartnerships for the GoalsQuality Education
June 9, 2000
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Faster, higher, greener

Sydney has broken all previous records in its preparations for an eco-friendly Olympics. Patrick Barkham reports.

Source: The Guardian
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