Helping to build the world’s most inclusive and influential sustainability network for sports federations, leagues, clubs, venues, businesses and fans seeking to address climate change and other pressing environmental, social and ethical issues.
The Green Sports Alliance is the environmentally-focused trade organization that convenes stakeholders from around the sporting world (teams, leagues, conferences, venues, corporate partners, governmental agencies, athletes, and fans) to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live and play. We are committed to creating awareness and dedicated to creating meaningful change towards a more sustainable future.
We share resources, experience, and expertise to raise awareness of what’s environmentally possible in sports, business, and society. We mobilize sports organizations, communities, athletes, and fans to create sustainable progress and behavior change.
The Council’s vision is a world where responsibly produced sports events are the norm and its mission is to provide objective, independent verification of the socially and environmentally responsible work event organizers are doing and to actively support event organizers who strive to make a difference in their communities. The current version of the Council’s Certification standards (v.4.2) was developed by an outside working group of both sustainability and sport industry experts, reviewed by a wide range of stakeholders throughout 2013 and implemented in January 2014.
The British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS) is a group of like-minded individuals, organisations, partners and providers from various organisations and a diversity of sports. Our vision is to nurture and promote sustainability and sustainable development in all aspects of sport through providing high quality support, resources and events
EcoAthletes inspires and coaches athletes to lead climate action.
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Pledgeball is a research-driven charity that engages fans on environmental sustainability. Working with stakeholders across the sports community, from partners the Football Supporters’ Association to clubs to leagues to governing bodies, Pledgeball offers an easily accessible mechanism that plays off the characteristics of sport.
The Sport Ecology Group is an international consortium of academics who drive climate action in the sport sector through research and public education initiatives
Champions for Earth is committed to unlocking the power of athletes as ambassadors for the planet and advocates for sustainability. In 2020 they wrote a letter to the UK Government encouraging a green recovery to the pandemic, which was signed by over 300 GB Olympians and Paralympians. Since then they have been developing OLY Earth+, a project focussed on creating a positive environmental legacy for Team GB’s participation in the Tokyo Games.