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  1. The 5 most sustainable sports venues in the world
    The 5 most sustainable sports venues in the world 4 Jan 2018

    Surprisingly sports venues are pioneers in the promotion of sustainability. Many sports venues have jumped on the sustainability bandwagon to construct or renovate their structure in a race to minimise their carbon footprint, preserve their green legacy, and take the lead in innovation.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. In rural South Africa sport provides an education in sustainability
    In rural South Africa sport provides an education in sustainability 4 Jan 2018

    The adage that one should think globally, but act locally is particularly true for sustainability and conservation.

    Africa,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. H&M launches new sustainable activewear line
    H&M launches new sustainable activewear line 3 Jan 2018

    The famous brand Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has unveiled its most recent sustainability achievement, this time launching an activewear series made of recycled materials.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. Sportswear company makes cycling clothes out of plastic bottles
    Sportswear company makes cycling clothes out of plastic bottles 3 Jan 2018

    GRN Sportwear, a Bristol-based company committed to the production of sustainable sports clothing, is giving plastic waste a second life.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Land Rover BAR issues new sustainability report
    Land Rover BAR issues new sustainability report 2 Jan 2018

    Land Rover BAR, the renowned British racing team, has published a new report detailing how the team spent 6 months in Bermuda with minimum carbon footprint and managed to leave a positive environmental impact on the region.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center receive new sustainability award
    Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center receive new sustainability award 15 Dec 2017

    Golden 1 Center, home of California-based basketball team Sacramento Kings, has been recognised as the world’s greenest and most technologically advanced sports and entertainment facility for 2017.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  7. Vestas 11th Hour Racing helps Cape Town overcome water challenges
    Vestas 11th Hour Racing helps Cape Town overcome water challenges 7 Dec 2017

    Vestas 11th Hour Racing sailing team has awarded a grant of $10,000 to an environmental organisation in Cape Town to help the city overcome the water availability challenges posed by the longest drought in the history of the region.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. Land Rover BAR sailing team champions recycling of valuable boat parts
    Land Rover BAR sailing team champions recycling of valuable boat parts 5 Dec 2017

    Land Rover BAR, the renowned British yacht racing team, has announced its decision to recycle and reuse all its carbon fibre waste and reuse the material in the manufacturing of future sailing boats to illustrate the most economic and environmentally efficient use of this valuable material.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Phoenix Open golf tournament thrives in sustainability efforts
    Phoenix Open golf tournament thrives in sustainability efforts 4 Dec 2017

    The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open has become the first golf tournament in the world to be recognised by the Scottish Golf Environmental Organisation for its impressive sustainability performance.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board
    Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board 29 Nov 2017

    Formula E announced that its new Global Advisory board will be co-led by UN climate champion Christiana Figueres- one of the key figures who secured the landmark Paris Agreement.

    Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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