Episode #45 – Michal Buchel, chief executive of the International Sambo Federation, explains how his organisation is helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through perseverance and a creative mindset
Despite being one of the smallest international federations – representing a sport very much in its growth phase – the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) has been a sustainability pioneer in sport since 2014.
It’s testament to the organisation’s leadership that, despite its limitated resources, social and environmental responsibility is very much a priority.
In this week’s edition of the podcast, we talk with the federation’s chief executive, Michal Buchel, who charts the combat sport’s relationship with sustainability, and explains:
– Why the FIAS started to focus on sustainability in 2014
– How it is collaborating with partners, such as oil and gas company Rosneft, to accelerate sustainable change
– What the objectives of its recently-published 10-year sustainability strategy are
Listen to the full episode here: