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July 24, 2020
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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 SAF – Sustainable Aviation Fuel – a synthetically produced jet fuel that is the first real alternative to fossil jet fuels. Compared to it, in fact, SAF reduces CO2 emissions by […]

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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 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award celebrates the effective execution or ongoing delivery of high-impact, highly-replicable sustainability initiatives, aligned to World Sailing’s Sustainability Agenda 2030.This year’s award is set to build on […]

Source: World Sailing (WS)
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July 22, 2020
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FIBA’s Foundation launches new “Basketball For Good” platform

Read on MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA’s Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation (IBF), is launching its new “Basketball For Good” digital platform today. The Foundation uses the power of basketball to initiate positive social change globally, contributing to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.  Following our recent inclusion in the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework, this […]

Source: International Basketball Federation
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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 “Sports for Climate Action Framework” of the United Nations (UN), which was co-developed with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). By joining the framework, the BOC commits itself to pay attention to […]

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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 development. With more governments and organisations around the world recognising sport as an enabler of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sport is increasingly being used as a tool to address issues […]

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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 the Sports for Climate Action Framework.  The Sports for Climate Action initiative calls on sporting organizations to acknowledge the contribution of the sports sector to climate change and our responsibility to […]

Source: World Flying Disc Federation
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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 women all around the world. The two Romanian teqball referees with Hungarian origins, have a background in officiating in football and continue to referee at a high-level to this day. In […]

Source: FITEQ (International Teqball Federation)
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July 10, 2020
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The Tour de France United

Read on With the promotion of sustainable mobility having been part its strategy for the past several years, the Tour de France is once again showing its support for everyday cycling throughout the summer. From Saturday 27 June (when riders were initially due to start the Tour in Nice) to Sunday 20 September (the […]

Source: International Cycling Union
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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 July in Pully, Switzerland. Located in a suburb of Olympic capital Lausanne, ‘Home Plate’ is an exemplar of sustainable development which has been designed to meet many of WBSC’s sustainability goals […]

Source: World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC)
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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 a new document designed to help its Local Organising Committee partners adopt more environmentally friendly approaches to hosting events. The comprehensive Sustainability Guidelines for Event Organisers set out a range of […]

Source: International Triathlon Union
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