Dan Reading, the federation’s head of sustainability, explains how environmental protection and sustainable innovation became a core priority following a rebrand
Last year, World Sailing became the first winner of the GAISF Sustainability Award for its industry-leading sustainability strategy, Agenda 2030.
In the latest edition of the Sustainability Leadership Series, in partnership with SportWorks, Dan Reading, the federation’s head of sustainability, explains how the strategy was developed, and how the organisation is faring as it works through a significant number of objectives.
Reading also reflects on how World Sailing achieved unanimous backing from its stakeholders to carry out this work, and why it can set the tone for the whole marine industry. Watch the full talk here:
Throughout the Sustainability Leadership Series, we’ll be focusing on sustainability at major events, mitigating climate risk for sports organisations, gamifying sustainability, creating a sustainability strategy, and incorporating sustainable innovation.
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