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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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    Deliverables
    2024
    Watch: Behind the scenes at the U19 Women’s World Floorball Championships

    At the U19 Women’s World Floorball Championships in Lahti, Finland, we captured the importance of sustainability at the event through interviews with tournament organisers and local officials. Check out our voxpop. Photo credit: M.Hanhisuanto

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    Deliverables
    2024
    Webinar 5: How to promote sustainability in sport events: Exploring Glasgow 24

    Highlighting the crucial role of strong leadership commitment to sustainability, this discussion will delve into the World Indoor Athletics Championships Glasgow 24’s spirations and strategies to successfully meet the Athletics for a Better World (ABW) Standard. Developed by World Athletics and implemented from January 2024, this standard evaluates events on their sustainable delivery. The event […]

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    2024
    Webinar 4: How to minimise the impact of fan mobility at sport events: The case of the Biathlon World Championship 2023 and World Cup Lenzerheide 2023

    The case of the Biathlon World Championship 2023 and World Cup Lenzerheide 2023. This webinar explores groundbreaking fan mobility innovations introduced during the 2023 IBU events, including the Biathlon World Championship in Oberhof, Germany, and the Biathlon World Cup in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Effective fan mobility is pivotal in mitigating environmental impact at sports events. Our […]

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