Julia Pallé, Formula E’s senior sustainability consultant, has been named as the new president of Sport and Sustainability International (SandSI). Pallé was elected to the position at the SandSI General Assembly in Amsterdam, and laid out the organisation’s vision for 2019 to its members and other stakeholders in the sport...
Ten guidelines designed to help sports organisations improve their sustainability operations has been published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Sustainability Essentials is the first of several guides being developed by the body in a bid to help National Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations, and other sport organisations comply with...
The next generation of electric Formula E cars will make their debut when the race comes to Saudi Arabia for the first time in December. Formula E has signed a 10-year agreement with the General Sports Authority and Saudi Arabian Motor Federation to host the electric race car series in...
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) – one of the most iconic venues in cricket – has implemented an innovative organic dehydrator system, which turns its food and garden waste into a soil additive for the surrounding Yarra Park. The Gaia machine, which is distributed locally by Australian company Eco Guardians, prevents...
The architect working on the University of Portsmouth’s environmentally-friendly sport centre is using sustainable design to challenge the status quo around fitness centre comfort. While most sports centre and gyms manipulate temperature to facilitate sport and exercise, the new facility – which is on target to receive BREEAM Outstanding certification...
Twelve ministers from across the European Union have come together to form an expert working group to discuss the ways sport can play a role in tackling environmental issues. Led by French minister Laura Flessel and backed by the European Commission, the group met for the first time in Paris...
Athletes from across the North American sporting landscape have donated their jerseys to raise money to reduce climate impact in Kenya and increase safe drinking water. The Global Jersey Exchange, devised by sport and sustainable development organisation Underdogs United, has seen athletes from the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and Canada’s...
Ticket holders for this year’s FIFA World Cup have the chance of winning tickets for the final if they take part in a campaign to offset their carbon footprint. As part of its Climate Action Campaign, the world football governing body will offset 2.9 tonnes of carbon emissions for every...
REWARDS OF $10,000 WILL BE OFFERED to organisations or individuals in sailing who are undertaking innovative, impactful and replicable sustainability projects. World Sailing will allocate the funding in order to sustain the chosen projects over the next three years. Working with sustainability specialists, 11th Hour Racing, the governing body is inviting...
Legendary ice hockey star Viacheslav Fetisov will take centre stage when the last ever match in the Arctic takes place in spring 2019. The match is being organised by United Nations Environment to highlight the damage being done to the Arctic, widely recognised as one of the Earth’s most fragile...