Sustainability in Sports

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Hear from Claire Poole, Founder and CEO of Sport Positive Summit, on the intersection of sports and sustainability. Sport Positive Summit is the global meeting place for sports affecting positive environmental impact, in collaboration with UNFCCC Global Climate Action and International Olympic Committee.

Claire Poole is formerly a consultant for UNFCCC at the outset of its exploration into what is now the Sports for Climate Action Framework, and was referenced in 2017 as ‘doing more than anyone alive to mobilize convocations for sustainability advocates throughout the sport world.’ Claire’s opinions are regularly covered in the media; including BBC, The Athletic, The Guardian, SportsBusiness Journal, The Sustainability Report, Green Sports Blog, IUCN business blog, and UN Environment’s ‘Ask the Expert’, amongst others. She regularly speaks at industry events.

Claire is also a Trustee and Board Secretary of UKHarvest, a food rescue, and education charity, and was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Sandbag, a not-for-profit think tank that advocates for climate policies

Go here for more information and registration.

This event is sponsored by the Climate Reality Project.

Originally published at sustainabilitystudies.nd.edu.

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