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AISTS SUSTAINABLE SPORT & EVENTS OPEN MODULE (2 DAYS)

Jörg Carstensen/dpa (Photo by Jörg Carstensen/picture alliance via Getty Images)

CAN EVENTS EVER BE PLASTIC FREE?

Over two days, the SSE Open Module will tackle this question and many more. It will provide concrete examples of what leading sports organisations, such as the Olympic Games, Formula E and North-American leagues are doing to make their events sustainable. You will have the chance to case-study your own event or organisation and walk away with a draft sustainability plan with the help of our specialists.

THE NEXT SSE WILL TAKE PLACE FROM THE 2ND – 3RD OF APRIL, 2020 IN LAUSANNE.

COURSE INFORMATION

The module will take place at the Synathlon located on the University of Lausanne Campus in Switzerland.

Participants will learn from the speakers and from each other about the various ways of integrating sustainability into the core of their businesses, be it a temporary endeavor such as an event or in their daily operations.

Throughout both days, group work and discussions will challenge the existing ideas of sustainability in sport, with a particular focus on the business case for sustainability while simultaneously addressing the demands of multiple stakeholders.

SPEAKERS

Join an international class of 35-40 participants and a network of like-minded professionals to hear from industry experts from the IOC, NHL, Formula E, Volvo Ocean Race, Quantis and more. Download the provisional schedule here.

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • To incorporate the concept of legacy as the first step into a sustainable event
  • To gain a solid understanding of the fundamental ideas behind sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • To understand how sporting events positively or negatively impacts society
  • To understand how to balance social equity, environmental integrity and economic efficiency in a sports event
  • To understand how sustainability and CSR can be integrated into strategic planning for any given sports organisation
  • To acquire tools to plan and manage sport events with regards to sustainability
  • To develop the capability to build and implement a sustainability or CSR initiative for a sporting event using the five phases of the GRI sustainability reporting process
  • To develop knowledge of how to prepare a sustainability report for a small to medium-sized event

VENUE

AISTS
Quartier UNIL-Centre
Bâtiment Synathlon
Lausanne, Switzerland

FEE: CHF 960

IFs, NFs & NOC Discount: Employees of International and National Sports Federations and National Olympic Committees receive a discount off the AISTS SSE open module fee.

Please email info@aists.org to register and to take advantage of the discount.
Fee includes:

  • Course materials
  • Daily lunch
  • Certificate of Completion

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Participants are professional, part-time or volunteer managers and organisers of international sports events, as well as staff from sport federations, corporate sponsors and organising committees looking to successfully incorporate Sustainability into events for further competitive advantage.

Previous participants who have attended the seminar have come from FIFA, FIH, ICF, IAAF, FIE, FIVB, Formula E, Federation of Gay Games, Hong Kong Jockey Club and the World Economic Forum.

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