The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, USA has become the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum ‘LEED’ certification after incorporating impressive sustainability features into the venue’s design.
World Sailing has launched its sustainability agenda targeting a series of aspects across sailing including events, training, venues and facilities.
The international Volvo Ocean Race has put sustainability and oceans health into its core values this year, and the Vestas 11th Hour Racing Team is leading the way across the participant teams.
The French Federation of Table Tennis (FFTT) has signed the “15 Eco-responsible commitments for sports events” charter prepared by the French Ministry of Sports and WWF France.
The Seattle Seahawks has created a special initiative to celebrate the ongoing sustainability efforts at their home stadium CenturyLink Field, by serving fans 6,000 pounds of locally sourced cut potatoes.
US Ski & Snowboard, a national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has issued an official statement pledging its commitment to sustainability and addressing climate change through adopting a series of guiding principles to preserve winter sports.
Kroger Field, the home of the Kentucky football team has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its high environmental performance and its sustainable and innovative design.
Victoria’s State Parliament introduced a legislative package to legally secure its renewable energy targets and send a clear message to markets.
By Allen Hershkowitz, Founding Director, Sport and Sustainability International
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission has praised Beijing’s sustainability and legacy plans during its second review of the city’s preparations for the Olympic Winter Games
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