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Super Bowl 50 Fans Asked to Foster sustainable behaviour

Upgrading facilities to be LEED-certified, reducing carbon emissions, using recycled or compostable foodservice products, and diverting waste from landfills are common ways that sporting events are going green. However, especially with large events, much of the impact is contributed by the fans. Companies can use their advertisements to promote behavior change, or offer recyclable, zero-waste sporting goods. The San Francisco…

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ALLCOT was at COP21 explaining Getafe CF sustainability initiative

Alexis L.Leroy, CEO of ALLCOT, presented at COP21 in Paris  on the subject of sustainability in sports. As an expert in climate finance and sports sustainability, Mr. Leroy  illustrated the correlation between the power of sports to go beyond energy efficiency and the community-level benefits it can deliver to communities in developing regions. He spoke…

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Olympics: POCOG publishes nation’s first Sustainability Report to provide blueprint for hosting International Mega Sporting Events

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has published the nation’s first Sustainability Report entitled, “PyeongChang 2018: Opening New Horizons for Sustainability-Furthering Benefits to Human and Nature.” It will be used for hosting International Mega-Sporting Events as a blueprint. The report covers the key messages and vision of PyeongChang…

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Formula E finale sparks business support for green energy

Business leaders threw their support behind renewable power as the final two races of the Formula E season took place in London. Sustainability chiefs from Formula E, IKEA, Marks and Spencer and Infosys – all partners of the Climate Group initiative RE100 – said renewable power was good for business and should be a priority…

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Tennis Grand Slams are embracing sustainability

The professional tennis tour is not, by its very nature, a green endeavour. It is essentially hundreds of people flying endlessly around the world. However, the Grand Slams in Melbourne, Paris, London and New York have taken it on themselves to impart a culture of recycling, sustainability and efficiency on the game. So, here’s what…

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Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie calls on the UK’s sporting organizations to raise the profile of sustainability

Four time Olympic gold winner Sir Ben Ainslie has called on the UK’s sporting organizations to raise the profile of sustainability, as the Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) sailing team’s new energy efficient headquarters in Portsmouth reaches its final stages of construction. BAR team principal Ainslie called for sports teams to use their position in society…

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Getafe C.F. launches the Superfan project

Alberto Domínguez Hidalgo, Getafe CF supporter, has been awarded the neutralization of his carbon footprint for travelling to see home games as a part of the Superfan project developed by the club and ALLCOT Group. The Emissions Offset Certificate was presented to him in a ceremony at the last match against Athletic C.F in the…

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