Captains of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket franchises will urge fans to reduce their use of plastic through a short promotional film to be shown at venues around the country. Spectators will be shown the hazards of plastic pollution during the film, which is being produced by the Board of...
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...
Air quality monitoring systems will be integrated at around 1,000 athletics tracks worldwide over the next five years, as a result of a partnership between the IAAF and Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC). The five-year tie-up between the world athletics governing body and the CCAC will see data collected...
A comprehensive guide showing sport event organisers how to reduce or replace plastic has been published by Volvo Ocean Race. The 40-page document, which was compiled with the United Nations and the race’s sustainability partners 11th Hour Racing and Mirpuri Foundation, gives practical, actionable advice to move venue managers and...
Ineos Team UK – Sir Ben Ainslie’s sailing team, formerly known as Land Rover BAR – has pledged its commitment to sustainability, and is gearing up to publish a sustainability programme ahead of the 36th America’s Cup. UK-based fracking organisation Ineos became the team’s principle partner last month, pumping in...
THE 2017/18 SEASON WASN’T A VINTAGE ONE for FK Austria Vienna. A seventh placed-finish (out of 10 teams) and a 4-0 home drubbing at the hands of fierce city rival Rapid is not the kind of return the second most successful club in the country expects. Red Bull Salzburg may...
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...
Ten electric vehicles will be added to the fleet of courtesy cars to be used at the Wimbledon tennis tournament this year. The vehicles will be supplied by the championship’s official car partner, Jaguar, as one of a raft of sustainability initiatives revealed by the organiser, the All England Lawn...
More than 100 committees, organisations and venues in the French sport sector have made commitments to reduce their environmental impact by signing a charter of 15 eco-responsibilities. Gathered together by French sports minister Laura Flessel, the signatories made pledges regarding sustainable food, transport, procurement, waste and natural resources, among others. The...
Glasgow Warriors, the Pro 14 rugby club, has set the ambitious goal of transforming its Scotstoun home into a fully recyclable and compostable stadium on match days. During this evening’s league match against Cardiff Blues (23 November), the majority of packaging for spectator catering will be fully recyclable or compostable. A...