The Arrowhead Stadium, home venue of the Kansas City Chiefs football team, is set to become the first professional sports venue to sell pre-packed peanuts in compostable bags.
The home of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls has announced its plans to offer visitors free charging facilities as part of the centre’s mission to reduce its environmental impact.
The California-based Sacramento Kings basketball team hosted its first “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s match with the Denver Nuggets. The evening was a celebration of sustainable and locally-grown agricultural practices.
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.
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.
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.
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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