Ecotrust Canada President Ian Gill will be speaking at the 8th World Conference on Sport and the Environment being held in Vancouver from March 29 – 31. Gill will be participating in a dialogue on managing sport’s carbon footprint on March 30th. The details are below.
Stepping up: Managing Sport’s Carbon Footprint
There may be no issue more compelling and more serious to current and future citizens of the world than the earth’s changing climate. What is the role of sport in slowing and reversing the trends, and can sport help motivate athletes, spectators and viewing audiences to make wiser, more climate friendly choices in their homes, their communities and businesses?
Julius DeHeer, Consultant in sustainable development in sport, J. deHeer Consulting, Switzerland
Jenitha Badul, Director for Greening, Support to FIFA 2010 World Cup Greening, Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism, South Africa
Ian Gill, President, Ecotrust Canada, Canada
Doug Konkin, Deputy Minister, BC Ministry of Environment, Canada
Adam Kreek, Olympic Gold Medalist (Rowing), Canada