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Olympic Committee presents guidebook for sustainable sports

olimpicoThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) proposed in its latest Guide to collaborate with national Olympic committees and international federations to integrate efforts to promote sustainability into their operations and events.

“The world sports community has the responsibility and opportunity to leave the world in better shape for future generations,” the director of Corporate and Sustainable Development for the entity, Marie Sallois, quoted in the weekly Jit.

“We hope this Guide will help sports organizations around the world take united and decisive action on sustainability,” she added.

The proposal comes at a time when most countries are facing the devastating effects of the pandemic.

In response to this crisis, the IOC has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability and to using the power of sports to help address some of today’s most pressing social, environmental and economic challenges.

The document establishes a logical path for improving sustainability within organizations.

(Source: Granma)

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