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  1. World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard
    World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard 15 Feb 2018

    World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport, has announced that it has been awarded with a coveted sustainability standard.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport
    Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport 12 Feb 2018

    Manchester City football club has announced it is joining the Show the Love campaign, designed to raise awareness of environmental issues in local communities.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. “Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game
    “Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game 12 Feb 2018

    The London Knights ice hockey team in Canada has recently implemented a range of sustainability initiatives, including planting trees for every save its goalkeeper makes.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea
    First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea 9 Feb 2018

    The 23rd Winter Olympic games has opened in what it is hoped will be one of the most sustainable events in the tournament’s history.

    Asia,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Climate change is threatening the future of UK sport
    Climate change is threatening the future of UK sport 7 Feb 2018

    A new report released today has highlighted the damaging impact climate change is already having on some of the UK’s most beloved sports.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. American football colleges battle it out for recycling title
    American football colleges battle it out for recycling title 7 Feb 2018

    American football is known to be fiercely competitive on the field, but a new recycling challenge has been able to direct that rivalry off the field towards sustainability.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  7. Russia’s football stadiums go green for the World Cup
    Russia’s football stadiums go green for the World Cup 5 Feb 2018

    Football’s governing body, FIFA, has announced that the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow has passed the BREEAM international certificate awarded to sustainable buildings.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. First US ski resort to operate on 100 percent renewable energy
    First US ski resort to operate on 100 percent renewable energy 5 Feb 2018

    The famous Lake Tahoe resorts in California will be the first ski facilities in the US to operate on 100 percent renewable energy, eliminating emissions which would be a threat to the industry’s future.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability
    Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability 1 Feb 2018

    Vans’ corporate headquarters located in Costa Mesa, California have received a LEED platinum certification- one of the highest standards for sustainable buildings in the world.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. World Rowing Federation pledges to protect UNESCO Heritage Sites
    World Rowing Federation pledges to protect UNESCO Heritage Sites 31 Jan 2018

    The World Rowing Federation has become the first global sports body to make a commitment to protect UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

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