FIFA commits to carbon-neutral 2022 football World Cup –

June 25, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

FIFA aims reach carbon neutrality at the next World Cup, to be hosted by Qatar in 2022, in spite of the numerous environmental challenges linked to the location of the event, according to a recently released sustainability strategy.

FIFA wants to “set a benchmark for environmental stewardship” during the next football World Cup “by implementing leading sustainable building standards, waste and water management practices and low-emission solutions”.

The organisers’ objective is “to reach carbon neutrality before the tournament kicks off and leverage the event to leave a climate legacy for Qatar and the region,” FIFA said.

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