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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
    2022
    Sustainability: Is athletics on track?

    At the Diamond League finale in Zürich, Seb Coe, Ajla Del Ponte, Christoph Joho and Tiberio Daddi discuss the challenges facing the sport as it tries to become more environmentally responsible As track and field athletes express their concerns around climate change, with 75% stressing that more needs to be done and 70% claiming that […]

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    In focus
    2022
    Climate change mitigation research unites sports federations

    The GAMES project, coordinated by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, will see World Athletics, IBU, IFF and SIBF develop their own paths towards decarbonisation World Athletics, the International Biathlon Union, the International Floorball Federation and Swedish Floorball Federation will work together to explore how their respective sports can adopt more practices to mitigate their […]

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