Did you know that FIFA was the first sports federation to create an independent advisory board related to human rights issues? Or that UEFA will spend almost half a million euros offsetting all carbon emissions caused by spectators travelling to Euro 2020? If you’re a regular reader of this publication...
How do you get your message through to people who are becoming increasingly fatigued by information overload? It’s a question we often grapple with at the United Nations. We all have causes that we tirelessly champion, trying to engage the public to make the world a little better. But...
At almost every conference I attend, someone, at some point, utters the immortal words of Nelson Mandela: “Sport has the power to change the world.” Although a little cliché now, the quote retains resonance. And the premise is undoubtedly true – sport does have the power to change the...
When FIFA reveals the winning bid for the 2026 World Cup in just over a week, transparency will be absolutely fundamental. It might be almost eight years since Russia and Qatar were awarded the 2018 and 2022 finals respectively, but for many the process that led to that outcome...
Before I go any further, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for reading Sport Sustainability Journal during its embryonic stage. Hopefully the content has been valuable thus far – and will continue to be. For those of you who took the time to get on the...