April 6, 2021
News / Interviews

Retrofit buildings at Tokyo 2020 honor history and environmentalism

Nine of the retrofit structures at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be outfitted with building solutions powered by Dow technology designed to seal, […]

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November 12, 2020
News / Interviews

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 […]

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IUCN – Sports and urban biodiversity

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)

A framework for achieving mutual benefits for nature and sports in cities

This guide provides a set of principles to help sports federations, local organising committee, developpers, investors and local ahthorities to incorporate the needs of urgan natures and biodiversity into their planning process. From setting up ecological monitoring systems to improving the management of habitats, there is a rande of ways in which the sports industry can help urban nature flourish

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City of Richmond (Vancouver) – City Sustainable Development Programme

Development of a sustainable event programme for the City of Richmond with the objective promote sustainable event management and empower local sport and event organizations to host sustainable community events.

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Levi’s stadium LEED Gold certification for operations and maintenance of existing building.

The San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium is the first professional football stadium in the United States to achieve LEED Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s New Construction standard. Environmentally intelligent features at Levi’s Stadium include a 27,000-square-foot green roof, efficient lighting and plumbing fixtures, high-efficiency HVAC systems, recycled building materials, electric vehicle charging stations, public transit access, and bicycle parking. Their other main focus is providing greener food to their fans through their menu options along with organic and local ingredients.

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