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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 updated the commission on its considerable progress since winning the right to host the Olympic Winter Games las year and its desire to deliver sustainable games with a strong legacy in […]

Source: Milano Cortina 2026
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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. The two-day online summit aims to discuss how sport can reduce its environmental impact and educate fans about the climate emergency. “Like the rest of the industry, we have a duty […]

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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 awarded Three-Star Certificate of the FIA Environmental Accreditation Programme. This programme aims to help motor sport stakeholders to measure and enhance their environmental performance. Mahindra Racing is the first Formula E […]

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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 in London and led by BAFTA, albert is leading a charge against climate change, bringing the film and TV industries together to tackle their environmental impact and inspiring screen audiences to […]

Source: EBU - EUROVISION
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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 and Paralympic victory ceremonies, engaging the whole population of Japan in the podium production process in an historic Games first. Launched in June 2019, the Recycled Plastic Victory Ceremony Podium Project […]

Source: Tokyo 2020
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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 former McLaren Motorsport Director Rodi Basso. Photo: HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Alejandro Agag Formula E and Extreme E founder and Raffaele Chiulli GAISF/SportAccord/UIM President at the signature ceremony UIM-Extreme […]

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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 their greenhouse gas emissions. To be recognised, International Federations and NOCs must be a part of the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework, which was launched by the IOC and […]

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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. Drawing on its technological and R&D expertise and track record of collaborative solutions, Dow will work with Sport Singapore to transform shoes contributed by members of the community into jogging tracks, […]

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 finance. There has been some debate in France, since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, about the merits of planning and hosting an Olympic Games in 2024 as the nation’s economy […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
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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 (International Olympic Committee) are already signatories, together with many other prominent sport teams all around the world. UNFCCC Sports for Climate Action Framework brings together the global sports community to combat […]

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