The organising committee responsible for golf’s prestigious Ryder Cup tournament has pledged to deliver on France’s comprehensive sustainable events charter as part of its Green Drive. With the support of Ryder Cup Europe, the organising committee and the sustainability-focused GEO Foundation, the tournament will adhere to the 15 points on...
Implementing new forms of mobility and reducing construction-related carbon emissions in Olympic host cities are among the top priorities for C40 after it cemented its partnership with the IOC. The two organisations announced their formal relationship last month, revealing intentions to help successful bidders implement climate change initiatives to counter...
The large-scale electric and autonomous mobility strategy for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been revealed by Toyota. As well as unveiling the new models being prepared for the showpiece sports events, the car manufacturer has outlined three main elements to its strategy: Mobility for all Sustainability; and ...
Two major professional sports franchises in Detroit, Michigan have outlawed PDF paper ticketing for all matches. After partnering with Ticketmaster, NHL team the Detroit Red Wings, and Detroit Pistons of the NBA, will be using smartphone ticketing as their “primary method of entry”. Despite the positive effect such a policy will...
All 20 Premier League football clubs and major sports governing bodies, including the Football Association (FA) and Rugby Football Union (RFU), will likely have to report their energy use, carbon emissions and energy efficiency measures from next April. A new framework has been unveiled by the British government, calling for...
Juventus, Italy’s most successful football team, has become the latest club to unveil a kit made using recycled ocean plastic. The team’s third kit for the 2018/19 season has been manufactured using 100% recycled polyester and plastic recovered by Parley Ocean Plastic. Adidas, the kit manufacturer, has already produced several kits...
An airtight all-glass facade that can withstand extreme cold (-50°c), and heat (150°c) is being developed for the new International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters. The silicone sealant material that will hold the glass panels and metal frames together will create extensive energy saving for Olympic House, which the IOC hopes...
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...
The 12 leading sports universities in the US will receive grant funding to support sustainability and recycling projects after partnering with Unifi, the sustainable textiles company. Unifi has been named as Founding Sustainability Partner of the group, which is known as the Pac-12, and its newly-established sustainability arm, Pac-12 Team...
The governing body for yachting in New Zealand will develop an environmental standard for its clubs and host carbon neutral-only events by 2022, according to its newly-published Environmental Sustainability Strategy. Yachting New Zealand’s Clean Club standard will evaluate the ability of clubs to lower their environmental impact and champion sustainable...