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SportsPro Hackathon 2022: Reviewing the top solutions for sport’s sustainable future

Ten universities took part in the second edition of the SportsPro Hackathon from 8th to 10th April, when students were tasked with designing sustainable solutions for the sports industry.

How teams in The Ocean Race are helping to grow understanding of the seas

Anne-Cécile Turner, sustainability director at The Ocean Race, explains how the round-the-world sailing contest is helping to further scientific understanding of the impact of climate change and microplastic pollution in our seas.

How sport is threatened by the climate crisis

Since 1998, the top 20 hottest years on record have all occurred, with 2020 being the joint hottest year on record. The earth's surface temperature is rising, and NASA says humanity must adapt or mitigate in order to cope. Sports is no exception to this. No industry is immune to the consequences of climate change, and more disruption is coming. 

How soccer fans can play a crucial role in tackling climate change

Katie Cross, the founder of Pledgeball, an organisation that encourages fans to live more sustainably, outlines how the soccer community can have a big impact by making small lifestyle changes.

Ten reasons why climate action is good for your front office

“Because it’s the right thing to do” shouldn’t be the only reason to take climate action. Here are ten practical reasons why leveraging climate-smart strategies across all departments in your front office is good for business.

Creativity In Action

Towards the end of last year SportsPro Editorial Director Michael Long and Commercial Direct Paul Guest led workshops on thought leadership with Masters students from AMOS Sport Business School. During the workshops, the class split into groups submitting six original pieces to our editorial team for one to be selected.

The Copenhagen Way part one: A city that inspires

With an identity as clear as the crystalline waters of Nyhavn, the famous harbour that lies in the city’s centre, Copenhagen is a place of innovation, inclusion and conscience.

SportsPro Hackathon 2021

Last year, 14 teams from nine of the world’s top sports business courses convened virtually to compete in the first ever SportsPro Hackathon. All told, more than 90 students took part over the weekend of 9th to 11th April, during which they had just 51 hours to create, flesh out and present a concept to a team of six judges, with the winners securing the opportunity to showcase their idea at SportsPro Live.