Sustainability and YOUR sport

Three questions: What is sustainability? What are the specific opportunities for sustainability in your sport? Where do you start? We want to help you answer those questions. Contact me, ph@impact3zero.com, and we can start talking about sustainability and your sport today. Patrick HaslettManaging PartnerImpact 3 Zero

The Athlete Voice

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Who’s doing it? An increasing number of elite athletes are getting involved with climate action. What are they doing Using their collective voices and platforms, athlete-related initiatives are popping up across the globe.  In August 2021, ex-Australian rugby union player David Pocock led the ‘Cool Down’.  Over 450 athletes from 40 sports called for bold […]

Climate Action 101

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We’re hoping that sustainability is on your agenda for 2022. We know it’s a broad church and can be quite overwhelming, but we all have to start somewhere. If you are beginning to think about it and plan for it, here’s an easy way to start. Let’s begin by considering your environmental responsibilities (social and […]

I can’t lecture anyone

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I can’t lecture anyone about sustainability. Over the last couple of years, I’ve found myself aspiring to a simpler life. Many of the decisions I’ve taken have been made with the environment as an increasingly prominent factor. – Commuting by bike and public transport.– Using the car as a last resort.– No meat.– Less… “stuff”. […]

(Horse)Racing against Climate Change

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Who’s doing it? Britain’s horseracing industry is driving to understand the impacts and risks of climate change for the sport. What are they doing? The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is working closely with The Racing Foundation (the charity set up to administer funds from sale of the Tote) to build awareness of the challenge. Climate […]

Southampton FC: The Halo Effect

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Who’s doing it? Southampton FC launched the ‘The Halo Effect’ in January 2021 – the club’s first integrated sustainability strategy. What are they doing? By ‘Playing the Right Way for a Better Tomorrow’, a sustainable future is being pursued for the club, its fans and community. Key aspirations are listed under four core areas: ‘Environmental’- […]

Bohemian FC: Climate Justice

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Who’s doing it? In January 2021, top-flight Irish soccer club Bohemian FC appointed Seán McCabe as its ‘Climate Justice Officer’. The voluntary position was a world-first. What are they doing? As the first Irish sports organisation to join the UN’s Sports for Climate Action Framework, this was the latest of various community-focused initiatives led by […]

A pandemic and a podcast

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I have to be honest. I’ve never viewed myself as a champion of sustainability. Amidst the ‘busy-ness’ of work and home life, it just wasn’t on my radar. That is, until I chanced upon a certain podcast…. Emergency On Planet Sport I’m not sure what sparked my curiosity but a shift of sorts happened when […]

Sky Sports: Committed to Net Zero

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Who’s doing it? Sky Sports is the first broadcaster to sign up to the UNFCCC Sports for Climate Action Framework. What are they doing? All of its UK host broadcasts in 2021 have been albert certified and rated as ‘carbon neutral’ productions. Renewable energy use, climate change awareness and a reduced operational footprint are just some of […]

Oakland Roots: Starting at Sustainable

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Who’s doing it? As part of the USL soccer league, the Oakland Roots Sports Club seeks to serve its host city and use the power of sport for social good. What are they doing? Although part of the Roots’ vision is to compete successfully, an even greater focus for the club is to help achieve […]