Sport has the unique ability to bring people together irrespective of background or belief, it has the ability to unite people. This makes it a powerful tool for change, both on and off the field, track, or court.
In recent years, a multitude of sporting bodies have begun embracing the cause of sustainability. On the track, organisations like Formula 1 are developing revolutionary sustainable fuels, while on the waters SailGP is racing towards its goal of becoming the most sustainable sports platform on the planet.
Supporting the global community in increasing their ambition and action on climate change is the UK-based organisation Sport Positive who each year host the Sport Positive Summit in partnership with UNFCCC and the International Olympic Committee.
This event brings together leaders from across the world of sport, as well as representatives from the United Nation and government officials to actively discuss how to advance the sporting community towards a low carbon climate positive future.
The 2023 Sport Positive Summit will be held on the 3rd & 4th October and will feature an exciting programme of global speakers. Audience members can will be able to listen to range of interesting panel discussions, including:
- The influence of sport on the climate
- Clarity on Scope 3 and credible routes to net zero
- Managing & getting ahead of climate risks
The full agenda can be found here.
Esteemed speakers include:
- Peter Bradshaw, Director of Sustainability, Manchester City FC
- Alexandra Rickham, Head of Sustainability, World Sailing
- Julia Pallé, Head of Sustainability, Formula E – learn more
- Fiona Morgan, Chief Purpose Officer, SailGP
Why Attend the Sport Positive Summit?
The Sport Positive Summit is a must-attend event for anyone who is serious about sustainability in sport. The event offers the opportunity to:
- Learn from and network with global leaders across the worlds of sport and sustainability
- Discover the latest innovations and best practices in sustainable sports operations
- Get inspired to take action on climate change within your own organisation
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