BASIS is running its annual awards in November 2022 at Chelsea FC

The second annual the British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS) Sustainable Sport awards will take place on November 1, 2022, at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea FC, hosted by Sky Sports news presenter Mike Wedderburn.

The lunchtime event brings together sports clubs, governing bodies, venues and sustainability focused organisations to celebrate the fantastic sustainability projects and initiatives that are taking place across the UK and helping to harness the power of sport for a more sustainable future.

BASIS continues to grow and now boasts a community of over 1500 clubs, venues and individuals with representatives from most UK sports. It continues to support sports clubs, venues and governing bodies with advice on sustainability, providing a recognised framework, training, certification, sharing platform and continuing to be a leading voice in the UK on sustainable sport.

Dr Russell Seymour, CEO of BASIS, explains: “The benefits of different organisations sharing ideas, best practice and solutions are huge, and our awards gives the sector a terrific opportunity to share and celebrate these.”

Last year nominations included Southampton FC, Shoreham FC, Norwich City FC, Sky Sports, The Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Planet Earth Games and The RYA. BASIS Also recognised Athletes Joe Cooke, Melissa Wilson and Hannah Mills for their contributions to this sector. To watch an overview of last year’s event click here.
The application process is now open and will close on 30th September 2022. No project is too big or too small to be accepted for submission. Winners and runner ups will also be given the opportunity to present a case study on their project at future BASIS webinars, with relevant content also added onto the BASIS website.

Awards will be given for the best sustainable initiatives that show innovation, impact and performance. Submissions are accepted both for an organisation, and for individuals within an organisation – with multiple submissions gladly received. Award Categories include; The Club Strategy/Strategic Leadership Award, The Social Impact, Engagement & Education Award, The innovation in Initiatives & Products Award, The Media & Outreach Award and The Special Recognition Award.

BASIS members have all received a FREE ticket to attend the event. Ticket sales are now open but numbers are limited and can be purchased via the BASIS website
The event is sponsored by Sky Sports, Veolia, Musco, Yourpact, CleanEvent Services, The Happy Ocean Company and Green Element.

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