Game on. Tackling the impact of large-scale sporting events


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Sports venues are notorious for their environmental impact. Issues with energy consumption, transport and waste management make these venues easy targets for individuals concerned about protecting the environment.

In 2024, several large-scale international sports events will be attended and viewed by millions.

France will play host to the Olympic Games and Germany will host the EURO 2024 football competition in back-to-back months.

With millions travelling to see the events live, how much consideration has been given to the environmental impact of these venues and events? This Special Report examines the challenges and the sustainable solutions for sports.

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