Posted on 30th September 2020

BBC Sport signs up to UNFCCC

They join AELTC, Formula 1 and Sky Sports in signing up to the UNFCCC Sports for Climate Action Framework.




Another day, another member!

BBC Sport has today announced it has signed up to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Sports for Climate Action Framework.

It joins sports teams, organisations, governing bodies and broadcasters from around the world  including FIFA, UEFA, FA, and albert sport consortium members  The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Formula 1 and Sky Sports.



Like the rest of the industry, we have a duty to ensure we are doing everything we can to keep our environmental impacts to a minimum. Signing up to the UNFCC demonstrates the importance we attach to strengthening the great work we have already done in this area

— Barbara Slater - Director of BBC Sport

The participants in the Sports for Climate Action initiative commit to adhere to the following five principles

· Undertake systematic efforts to promote greater environmental responsibility

· Reduce overall climate impact

· Educate for climate action

· Promote sustainable and responsible consumption

· Advocate for climate action through communication

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“It’s fantastic that BBC Sport has joined other members of our consortium in signing up to the UNFCCC framework. By setting ourselves clear targets and working in collaboration, we can achieve our net zero goal as well as inspire audiences through our onscreen commentary.”

— Tricia Duffy, albert Strategic Consultant