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DHL, Tesla and trickle-down EV innovation

DHL, Tesla and trickle-down EV innovation | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
How do high-profile events and product launches stand to impact the development of the mass market for electric vehicles?
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Super Bowl Sustainability Ads: Enough with the baby steps

Super Bowl Sustainability Ads: Enough with the baby steps | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
This isn't Super Bowl party talk, but it's food for thought: could advertising sustainability baby steps really do more harm than good? 
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FIM Issues Environmental and Social Impact Report based on 2015 KISS Mugello Programm

FIM Issues Environmental and Social Impact Report based on 2015 KISS Mugello Programm | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it

MotoGp and Sustainability: greening the sport sector!

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COP21 is giving sustainability a sporting chance

COP21 is giving sustainability a sporting chance | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Innovation in sports took a front row at the U.N. climate talks, as Olympic pros explored future wins alongside execs from BT and Dow.
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Mobile streaming most carbon intensive way to watch a football game says study

Mobile streaming most carbon intensive way to watch a football game says study | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Streaming an entire football match on a smartphone or tablet using mobile data can produce the same amount of carbon emissions as driving a car for 10 miles.

According to new research by the Carbon Trust, when watching on your own the lowest carbon way to watch football is by using a smartphone or tablet connected to broadband internet. Emissions can be as much as eight times lower than watching on television.
However, if mobile data is used with the mobile phone or tablet the carbon ‘bootprint
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How F1 technology could be applied to freight transport - saving 25% on fuel

How F1 technology could be applied to freight transport - saving 25% on fuel | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it

Two technology firms claim to have developed the world’s kinetic energy recovery system for road freight vehicles.
The system created by Skeleton Technologies and Adgero is said to reduce fuel consumption and the associated emissions by up to 25% when retrofitted to lorries.
The Adgero Hybrid System consists of a bank of high-power ultracapacitors working alongside an electrically-driven axle, which is mounted under the trailer. It is the same type of technology widely used in Formula One car...

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Nike’s Logistics Center Is China’s First LEED Platinum Warehouse

Nike’s Logistics Center Is China’s First LEED Platinum Warehouse | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Nike’s China Logistics Center — the country’s first LEED Platinum warehouse — is projected to reduce CO2 emissions by 4,200 tons annually, according to an article on the USGBC website.
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What a true ESPN of sustainability would look like

What a true ESPN of sustainability would look like | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
We can learn a lot from the sports world. Imagine if CSO pay were the subject of a shouting match. Our work would be all the better for it.
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Materials from 49ers' Candlestick Park score a second life

Materials from 49ers' Candlestick Park score a second life | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
How recycling an old professional sports stadium can translate to new economic and environmental benefits.
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2015 Kiss Mugello

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This is the first initiative in the motorcycling world promoted by Yamaha Motor Racing, the Mugello Circuit and the International Motorcycling Federation, supported by Dorna and IRTA (International Road Racing Teams Association), with the aim of involving the public in initiatives which are both environmentally and socially sustainable.

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Kerbe Adidas terminates deals with 13 suppliers in Asia over non-compliance

Kerbe  Adidas terminates deals with 13 suppliers in Asia over non-compliance | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it

The sportswear company ended agreements with 13 suppliers for non-compliance last year, according to its 2014 sustainability report.

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Juventus: towards sustainability in football

Juventus: towards sustainability in football | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Brief Support Juventus Football Club in developing a structured approach to sustainability, defining its relevance to the company’s future business challenges and taking into full account the broad social implications of football in society, both in Italy and the wider world. Initiate annual sustainability reporting according to the Global Reporting Initiative’s new guidelines (GRI G4).   Our work Thematic workshops & leadership training Sector benchmark & mapping of critical issues Stakeholder
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Why is Edmonton's green stadium next to an oil field?

Why is Edmonton's green stadium next to an oil field? | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
A new LEED Silver hockey stadium sounds like a big win, but its proximity to the tar sands oil fields casts a dirty gray pall on its greenness.
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Land Rover & BT sponsor sustainable sailing

Land Rover & BT sponsor sustainable sailing | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
In pursuit of immortality at the 2017 America's Cup, partnerships provide power.
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The green guru of Super Bowl 50 on planning a net-positive game

The green guru of Super Bowl 50 on planning a net-positive game | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
The world's biggest football game isn't exactly known for sustainability. This year's hosts in the San Francisco Bay Area hope to change that.
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The best and worst of green sports in 2015

The best and worst of green sports in 2015 | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Sustainable stadiums and green chemistry count as wins, but greenwashing is still holding the field back.
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Can sports make sustainability mainstream?

Can sports make sustainability mainstream? | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it

The global reach of sports is something sustainability advocates can only dream of — and it could help environmental engagement move from exception to societal norm.


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The NHL Gets an Assist on Arena LED Deployment

The NHL Gets an Assist on Arena LED Deployment | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
LEDs will be installed at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, PA, in anticipation of the Kraft Hockeyville USA festivities, which will feature a September 29th preseason hockey game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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Speedo dives into closed-loop swimwear

Speedo dives into closed-loop swimwear | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Scraps from factory floor are recycled into new swimsuits under a new closed-loop initiative from Speedo and Aquafil.
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Speedo partners with Aquafil to launch first swimwear fabric take-back scheme

Speedo partners with Aquafil to launch first swimwear fabric take-back scheme | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it

Everybody’s favourite swimwear brand, Speedo has jumped into bed with Aqualfil to launch the world’s first take-back programme for fabric for the swimwear market.

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Fifa and FA must do more to stop young people falling victim to fake agents

Fifa and FA must do more to stop young people falling victim to fake agents | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Football bodies and government need to tackle illegal recruitment practices to protect young people and the reputation of the sport
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How a Twin Cities brownfield became centerfield for green sports

How a Twin Cities brownfield became centerfield for green sports | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
A Minneapolis baseball park illustrates the myriad opportunities for reuse when it comes to new infrastructure projects.
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Roger Federer encourages rainforest campaigners

Roger Federer encourages rainforest campaigners | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it

Tennis star Roger Federer is calling on Credit Suisse, the Swiss bank, to review their business relationship with RGE/APRIL, an Indonesian pulp and paper group that is responsible for the wide-spread clearcutting of rainforests in the Indonesian province of Riau (Sumatra).

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Why aren't sports teams stepping up to the plate on climate change?

Why aren't sports teams stepping up to the plate on climate change? | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
Sports teams have a long history of speaking out on social issues and political causes consistent with their "values" — so why aren't more franchises confronting climate risks?
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March Madness for renewable energy: How top colleges rank

March Madness for renewable energy: How top colleges rank | Inspiring Sustainable Sport | Scoop.it
While Kentucky may be the heavy favorite to win this year's NCAA tournament, which school would win the renewable energy bracket?
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