Sustainability & Sports

Time required: 30-40 minutes

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the relevance of sustainability in sports and make connections to the UN SDGs
  • Understand the concept of sustainability in the context of major sporting events
  • Identify potential actions one can take to help mitigate climate change through sports
  • Identify how international and national organizations are incorporating sustainability into sports

Module summary

  1. Introduction to sports and sustainability
  2. Definitions
  3. The role of sports in sustainable development
  4. Major sporting events
  5. Sports and the UN SDGs
  6. Check your understanding quiz
  7. Focus on: Climate change & sports
  8. Organizations supporting sustainability in sports
  9. Reflection
  10. Conclusion

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