BBC to outline net-zero target for 2030
The BBC's director-general Tim Davie has outlined ambitions to staff for the broadcaster to achieve net-zero emissions by 2030, with further details expected later in the year.
Envision Virgin Racing confirmed as COP26 partner for 'together for our planet' campaign
Motorsport team Envision Virgin Racing has been named as the latest company to be announced as a key partner for the COP26 climate summit, joining the "Together for Our Planet campaign" to encourage global climate action and raise awareness of the electric vehicle (EV) transition.
Formula E becomes world's first net-zero certified sport series
Formula E's ABB FIA Championship has become the world's first sporting series to be certified as net-zero, after offsetting all residual emissions from its six seasons of racing.
Football broadcast on Sky Sports to be certified to highest sustainability standards
Sky Sports has confirmed that all Premier League and English Football League matches broadcast across its sports channels will be certified to sustainable production levels.
Greenest team on the greenest grid: Can carbon-neutral racing energise the climate debate?
EXCLUSIVE: With Formula E team Envision Virgin Racing confirming that it has achieved carbon-neutral status, the company's managing director Sylvain Filippi believes the sport can use its platform to showcase "exciting" low-carbon solutions to inspire a broad audience.
Sport broadcasters form new sustainability consortium
BBC, ITV, BT Sport and Sky Sports are some of the key broadcasters that have joined the BAFTA Sports Consortium, a new group set up to reduce the impact that sports broadcasting has on the environment.
FIFA vows to deliver carbon-neutral 2022 World Cup
FIFA and the State of Qatar have jointly launched a sustainability strategy for the 2022 World Cup, headlined by a commitment to deliver carbon-neutrality across the event's operations.
Formula 1 targets net-zero by 2030
Formula 1 (F1) has today (12 November) set a 2030 net-zero target that covers the on-track activity of its cars and the series' wider operations.
Poll: 84% of football fans want clubs to ditch single-use plastic
Football clubs have been called on to ditch single-use plastic and introduce a returnable cup scheme by two campaign groups following research showing 84% of fans would support such a move.
Business climate strikes and a new Premier League season: Top 10 sustainability stories of August 2019
As a new September arrives, we take a look back at an August packed full of sustainability and energy news. This round-up includes business support for climate strikes, 'planet-saving' beer and your chance to win a Sustainability Leaders Award.
Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Ocean waste Volleyball and Coffee pod bike trips
The latest episode of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast sees the edie team look out how ghost fishing gear is making waves in the world of Volleyball, as well as how takeback schemes and recycled coffee pods are reinventing business models.
Every Premier League team ranked (by sustainability)
As Premier League clubs scramble to secure deals before the end of Transfer Deadline Day, edie explores exactly what each of them are doing to champion sustainability.
How sustainable is Wimbledon 2019?
With the summer's biggest tennis event set to draw to a close on Sunday (14 July), edie explores whether the Wimbledon organisers have aced their sustainability efforts in the face of the 'Climate Emergency'.
Puma sets science-based target while Nike envisions carbon neutrality
Sportswear giant Puma has set a new science-based target to reduce emissions by 35% by 2030, while fellow sports brand Nike has joined the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Formula E revs up for return to London in 2020
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced that it will host a London event in 2020, after a four-year break from running electric mobility events in England.
A sustainable Super Bowl and Ikea China's EV deliveries: The sustainability success stories of the week
Published every week, this series charts how businesses, city leaders and sustainability professionals are working to achieve their 'Mission Possible' across the campaign's five key pillars - energy, resources, mobility, built environment and business leadership.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory trials giant bottle-shaped bins to improve recycling
Soft drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory has announced a new partnership with facilities operator Sports and Leisure Management (SLM) to trial giant bottle-shaped recycling points at gyms and leisure centres in the UK.
Lucozade to trial edible drinks sachets to reduce single-use plastic at sports events
Beverage giant Lucozade Ribena Suntory is set to trial edible drinks sachets made from seaweed at two sports events next month, in an effort to gauge the consumer appetite for plastic-free alternatives to single-use bottles and pouches.
Forest Green Rovers certified as world's first carbon-neutral football club
English Football League Two side Forest Green Rovers has become the world's first football club to achieve carbon-neutral certification from the United Nations (UN), after switching to renewable energy and sourcing vegan food for fans, players and staff.
Wimbledon announces ban on plastic straws for 2018 championship
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced it will use recyclable paper straws for the 2018 Wimbledon tournament, in a bid to prevent more than 400,000 plastic straws going to landfill.