November 27, 2021
News / Interviews


The world is facing difficult environmental challenges and it is important to reduce emissions that are increasing the greenhouse effect and affecting the climate. […]

Climate Action
November 24, 2021
News / Interviews

Dow set to inspire Japanese schoolchildren through Tokyo 2020 banner recycling project

The flowerpots have been made from recycled banners that were used during the Games, as part of a pilot project to test a more […]

Source: IOC / Tokyo 2020
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
November 22, 2021
News / Interviews

The World Surf League sends the We are one ocean petition to the UN

The WSL (World Surf League), the world surf league, recently announced the sending of the petition “We are one ocean” to the United Nations […]

Source: World Surfing League
Climate ActionLife Below Water
November 20, 2021
News / Interviews

Tokyo 2020 goes beyond carbon neutrality and helps create a more “sustainable society”

Tokyo 2020 published its Post-Games Sustainability report, which highlights the Games’ achievements in the areas of climate, circular economy and promotion of a sustainable […]

Climate Action
November 17, 2021
News / Interviews

Performance and sustainability paradox

11th Hour Racing, an organization that works with the sailing community and maritime industries to advance solutions and practices that protect and restore the […]

Source: Sailing Scuttlebutt /11th Hour racing
Climate ActionResponsible Consumption
November 15, 2021
News / Interviews

The Olympics jumps the first hurdles in race to be sustainable

Among the triumphs of the 2020 Tokyo Games were a few sustainability firsts – from 100% recycled materials in the medals to broad use […]

Climate ActionGender EqualityReduced InequalitiesResponsible ConsumptionSustainable Cities and Communities
November 15, 2021
News / Interviews

IFAF to drive sustainability

The International Federation of American Football, IFAF, has partnered with Play It Green as it looks to set new standards in meeting its sustainability vision. The global […]

Source: IFAF (International Federation of American Football)
Climate Action
November 12, 2021
News / Interviews

People aren’t willing to adapt to prevent climate change. Can sport change that?

Initiatives like the Action for Climate Empowerment are designed to engage the public in climate action. Could sport facilitate this in a more compelling […]

Source: The Sustainability Report
Climate Action

II Sustainability Summit: “The Race for Agenda 2030”

November 18, 2021
COE (Spanish Olympic Committee)

The Spanish NOC will hold, in collaboration with the FEMP – Spanish Federation for Municipalities and Provinces- and Banco Santander, the II Sustainability Summit "The Race to 2030 Agenda".
This Summit will address, on one hand, how climate change affects sport and how sport itself and sporting events generate a carbon footprint, and on the other hand, what solutions and actions are proposed by the Spanish Olympic Committee to tackle Climate Change. In addition, we will present some initiatives of the Spanish Olympic Committee with its partners.

To follow the summit via streaming please click here

The programme of the Summit is available here

Location: Virtual
Climate Action
November 9, 2021
News / Interviews

FIS set to become first Climate Positive Winter Sport

In a ground-breaking action, the International Ski Federation announced today that it has taken steps to become the first Climate Positive International Sports Federation […]

Source: FIS (International Ski Federation)
Climate Action