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The aim of the GAMES project is to raise awareness and increase the adoption of climate change mitigation practices by key sports actors in order to improve sustainability at sports events.
Through this project, we will analyse the climate governance and management models currently used in athletics, biathlon and floorball, and support the development of decarbonisation strategies in each sport while using their popularity to raise broader environmental awareness.
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    OUR OBJECTIVES

    Our project has five main aims:

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    Raising awareness and increase the adoption of climate change mitigation practices by key sports actors
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    Analysing the current climate change governance and management models adopted in athletics, biathlon and floorball and to develop a path towards decarbonisation for each sport
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    Supporting athletics, biathlon and floorball with strategic objectives, programmes and operational frameworks aimed at mitigating, neutralising or offsetting greenhouse gas emissions
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    Developing face-to-face and online training modules to improve the environmental knowledge and awareness of sport organisation employees and supporters
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    Leveraging the popularity of athletics, biathlon and floorball to broadly increase environmental awareness

    Our work

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    In focus
    2024
    Join us for our mid-term conference: #MakingSportSustainable

    The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH) in Oslo will be the venue for the mid-term conference of the GAMES project, co-funded by the European Union #MakingSportSustainable will reflect on the findings of the project, which has been investigating good practices for decarbonising events in the sports of athletics, biathlon and floorball, since June 2022. […]

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    In focus
    2023
    Watch: Carbon and environmental footprint calculations for sport events

    Our second GAMES webinar, hosted on Tuesday 21 November 2023, explored carbon and environmental footprint calculations in sport. Camilla Facheris, LCA expert and Environmental Researcher at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, and Kai Landwehr, Director of Corporate Marketing at myclimate, talked about their work in this field.  Attendees learned: – How to apply the […]

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    In focus
    2023
    Watch: Environmental standards and certifications in sport

    Our first GAMES webinar, hosted on Monday 6 November 2023, explored environmental standards and certifications in sport. Bob Ramsak, Head of Sustainability at World Athletics, and Tiberio Daddi, Associate Professor at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, presented their knowledge and experience in this field.  Attendees learned: – How World Athletics is developing its own […]

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