Railway Union Football Club – Sustainability starts with community

Who’s doing it? Railway Union Football Club, a south Dublin-based community soccer club, is committed to taking meaningful action towards a sustainable future. With around 70 volunteers supporting 400 predominantly youth players, this reinvigorated Irish club is showing that grassroots sport can play a key role in driving environmental and social change. What are they […]

Northern Irish Football: Pursuing a sustainable future

Who’s doing it? The Irish Football Association is committed to building a sustainable future for Northern Irish football. The first half-year review of the association’s corporate strategy for 2022-27 shows positive progress across a host of key areas. What are they doing? Launched in January 2022, ‘A Roadmap for Football’ covers all aspects and levels […]

Bristol sport: Joining forces for sustainability

Who’s doing it? Bristol’s leading sports clubs have joined forces under a wide-ranging environmental sustainability initiative. ‘Project Whitebeam’ encompasses Bristol Sport’s three affiliated entities based at Ashton Gate stadium – Bristol City (EFL Championship), Bristol Bears (Premiership Rugby) and Bristol Flyers (British Basketball). What are they doing? Under the initiative, all three clubs have signed […]

Birmingham 2022 – Supply Chain Sustainability

Sustainability Agency Ireland comment on Birmingham Games 2022

Who’s doing it? In just under two weeks’ time’ (28 July), the Commonwealth Games will commence in Birmingham.   ‘Birmingham 2022’ is delivering to its aim of creating the most sustainable Games yet. What are they doing? The Games have been designed to support long-term social, economic and environmental development. Not only is the event pursing […]

The Irish Open: Sustainability on the Horizon

Who did it? Golf’s DP World Tour showcased two key environmental and social sustainability initiatives at last week’s Irish Open.  What did they do? As part of its response to the climate crisis, the tour’s ‘GreenDrive’ campaign visited Ireland for the first time. This was accompanied by the G4D Tour‘s Irish Open, where Europe’s best […]

England Golf – The Sustainability Drive

England Golf Sustainability Agency Impact 3 Zero

Who’s doing it? Earlier this month, England Golf published its new sustainability plan. As custodian for England’s 1,800 clubs and amateur game, the national governing body is now leading on environmental and social sustainability. Golfers, clubs, counties and stakeholders will be engaged and educated on the benefits of purposeful action. What are they doing? The […]

One Game – 911 tonnes of Co2

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Who’s doing it? Real Betis, an early adopter of ambitious sustainability strategy, asked their fans to make better, more sustainable transport decisions for a recent match. This delivered some amazing results. What are they doing? For Real Betis’ ‘Match for Sustainability’, the club asked their fans to ditch their cars and instead travel to the […]

FAI & SSE: A Greener shade of football

Who’s doing it? The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and sponsor SSE Airtricity (SSE) have announced an unprecedented initiative, aimed at improving the environmental footprint of Irish football. As part, sustainability accreditation experts GreenCode will audit all League of Ireland Premier Division and First Division, and Women’s National League clubs. What are they doing? Greencode […]

Wolves fans demand action – Football for Future

Wolves Sustainability Climate Action Impact 3 Zero

Who’s doing it? Wolverhampton Wanderers FC is the latest Premier League club to take the lead around environmental sustainability. But what’s really interesting is that Wolves’ fans have demanded that the club take this course of action. Why & what are they doing? Wolves’s new partnership with environmental non-profit, Football For Future (FFF) is aimed […]

Brands backing sustainability and sport – Pinergy

Pinergy and Sustainable Sport in ireland Impact 3 Zero

Who’s doing it? Pinergy, Ireland’s leading authority on smart energy technology, is using Irish sport to advance its message around sustainability.  We spoke with David Slattery, Pinergy’s Head of Marketing, to understand why this makes perfect sense for the brand. What are they doing? Growing in terms of market position, Pinergy’s sponsorship activities centre around […]