Women's World Cup 2023 & Sustainability "

Women's World Cup 2023 & Sustainability

— 13.08.2023

The Women's World Cup 2023 is not just about showcasing incredible athleticism and fierce competition on the soccer field. It is also a platform for responsible and sustainable strategies that aim to minimize negative impacts and maximize positive changes for society and the environment. In line with Balena's mission of promoting a circular economy, this global event shines a spotlight on the importance of sustainability and innovative solutions.

Let's explore how FIFA's sustainability strategy is shaping this mega sporting event and paving the way for a more sustainable future.

Reducing Climate Impact:

One of the top priorities of FIFA's sustainability strategy is reducing the climate impact of the Women's World Cup. Through various initiatives, such as adopting renewable energy sources, optimizing transportation logistics, and offsetting carbon emissions, FIFA aims to make the tournament more environmentally friendly. By embracing sustainable practices, the event sets an example for other mega sporting events to follow, highlighting the role sports can play in tackling climate change.

Minimizing Waste Sent to Landfills:

To tackle the issue of waste generation, FIFA has implemented measures to minimize waste sent to landfills during the Women's World Cup. The strategy emphasizes waste reduction, recycling, and responsible waste management throughout the tournament. By encouraging the use of circular materials, implementing recycling programs, and collaborating with local communities, FIFA aims to leave a positive legacy and promote a circular economy mindset.

The Women's World Cup 2023 is set to be more than just a sporting spectacle; it is a testament to the power of responsible strategies and sustainability in the realm of mega sporting events. FIFA's sustainability strategy, encompassing climate impact reduction, waste minimization, sustainable buildings, and responsible procurement, demonstrates the organization's commitment to leaving a positive legacy. As an advocate for the circular economy, Balena recognizes the significance of global events like the Women's World Cup in bringing attention to important sustainability topics. 

By spotlighting these efforts, we hope to inspire others to take action and embrace sustainable practices in their own lives and industries. Let's cheer on the incredible athletes and celebrate the Women's World Cup as a beacon of sustainable progress.

Read more on Fifa Sustainability Strategy here: https://digitalhub.fifa.com/m/4c8c5e88c80b704b/original/FIFA-Women-s-World-Cup-2023-Sustainability-Strategy.pdf

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