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Deliverables
2024
Webinar 6: The power of collaboration: How to work with other sports to address shared climate goals

 The Erasmus+ funded GAMES project has spent two years exploring how sport can reduce its climate impact through robust governance and lower-carbon operations. This webinar brought together some of the key learnings of the actors involved. During the sessions, we explored: – The governance roadmaps that were developed for each of the federations  – The […]

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In focus
2024
Interactive database of sustainable best practices launched

A database of sustainable actions that sports event organisers and organisations can adopt has been established. Created by the GAMES project, an Erasmus+ funded initiative that explores ways sport can decarbonise, the database demonstrates ways that organisations and events can minimise their environmental impact through smart choices around energy, food and beverage, transport and waste, […]

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Deliverables
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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In focus
2024
Sponsors, fan mobility and major events the focus of final GAMES webinars

Over the next few months, GAMES project partners will collaborate to host a selection of webinars to explore sports event decarbonisation from different perspectives. You can read about them and register below: Webinar 3: How to include sponsors in your event sustainability strategy: The case of the World Floorball Championships In this webinar, representatives from […]

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Deliverables
2024
#MakingSportSustainable Conference explores climate action in sport

Ways in which sports organisations and event hosts can embed decarbonisation practices in governance and operations was the key topic at the #MakingSportSustainable Conference in Oslo. Hosted at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH) on 29 February 2024, the event served as the mid-term conference for the Erasmus+ funded GAMES project, which is exploring […]

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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
IBU reiterates commitment to tangible climate action ahead of 2023/2024 season

GAMES partner, the International Biathlon Union, reinforced its commitment to delivering impactful climate initiatives as it continues to advance the implementation of its Sustainability Strategy and work to reduce the sport’s climate impact by 50% by 2030, in alignment with the Paris Agreement. One of the first sports organisations to join the global UN Race […]

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GAMES
2023
IBU nominated for BBC Green Sports Award

The GAMES project was mentioned on the BBC Sports website as the IBU is nominated in the ‘Elite Organisation of the Year’ category of the BBC Green Sports Awards The IBU has been recognised for its sustainability work in the second edition of the annual BBC Green Sports Awards. Nominated in the ‘Elite Organisation of […]

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In focus
2023
Moving from energy efficiency to long-term decarbonisation

Athletes, partners, national federations and scientists were given a platform to share their knowledge, spark ideas and express climate concerns at the International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) first Sustainability Seminar. Organised to coincide with the World Championships Biathlon 2023 in Oberhof, Germany – and funded by the Erasmus+ GAMES project – the seminar explored how we can […]

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