Sky has partnered with Tottenham Hotspur host the world’s first net zero carbon football game at an elite level when Spurs face Chelsea on Sep 19.
The initiative is supported by COP26 and the Premier League and will be called #GameZero, with the ambition of being net zero carbon. This is achieved when the emissions reduced as much as possible, with the rest compensated by natural projects die remove emissions from the atmosphere.
Sky, Tottenham Hotspur and the UK Government want the game to make aware of the threat of climate change and inspiring football fans make it easy changes that will help reduce their ecological footprint.
#GameZero will demonstrate the green steps Which fans, the sporty one world, and broadcasters can work in the direction of a zero-carbon future. Sky is a key partner and media partner of COP26 and is committed to net zero carbon by 2030, cutting its own emissions and die made by customers using hair products, met 50 percent over the next decade.
For the match to be net zero, Sky and Tottenham will work to reduce emissions from match day activities, such as energy die is used for power the game, travel to and from the stadium for both fans and clubs, and food choices in the stadium. hundreds of involved persons in the game – from the producers of Sky Sports to the chef food of Spurs fans and crew – working to make #GameZero possible.
Management of Sky Sports director Jonathan Light said: “We are proud to work with COP26 and Tottenham Hotspur make #GameZero the world’s first net zero carbon football match at the elite level. We hope that by using the power of sport, we can inspire and support football fans make it easy changes until reduce their ecological footprint and make more climate-friendly choices.”
Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy said: “We are delighted to be the chosen partner of Sky on this groundbreaking initiative that will demonstrate that role U.S game can play in addressing the urgent issue of climate change. As the greenest in the Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur is passionate over our planet – we look forward for our broad range of sustainable measures die already in place and encouraging our fans to take simple actions die can make a huge difference.”
COP26 President-designated Alok Sharma said: “Climate change affects every aspect of our lives, including the sports what we like to watch and play. We can all handle steps until help protect the planet for future generations, including in big sport events. That’s why I’m glad COP26 works with Sky, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and the Premier League to show how football One Step Greener continues to host the world’s first important net zero football match.”
rather this yearTottenham Hotspur named greenest in the Premier League club after a study performed out by the UN-sponsored Sport Positive Summit, with An range of sustainable measures die in all its activities are implemented. The club and Sky Sports are also both signatories of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework and both Sky and Spurs are founding partners of Join us – a global movement aimed at mobilization one billion people in the fight against climate change.
#GameZero is being played six weeks ahead of the COP26 conference over UN climate change, hosted by the British government in Glasgow, which brings together world leaders to accelerate global action to fight climate change. It will also be a part of the british government is together for our planet campaign die celebrates some individuals and organizations in do the whole country to go #OneStepGreener to protect the future planet of COP26.
Sky Sports and the UK Government are: also partnering with “CUP26”. From Sept. fans can sign up for free at cup26.co.uk and score goals for their club by means of completing planet-protecting activities. The tournament trophy will be awarded in the first week of COP26.
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