Sports organisations commit to safeguard nature under the ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ-๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐’๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐…๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค. ๐ŸŒฟ

Co-created by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the International Olympic Committee โ€“ IOC, UN Environment Programme in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Sports for Nature Framework aims to deliver transformative action for nature across sports, by 2030 and beyond.

The Framework brings together sports federations, leagues, clubs and events in a commitment to protect and avoid damage to important species and habitats, restore key ecosystems, create sustainable supply chains, and educate and inspire the wider sporting community to take action for nature.

In addition to the IOC, the founding signatories to the Framework include:

โ–ช๏ธParis 2024 – Comitรฉ d’organisation des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2024
โ–ช๏ธ The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee
โ–ช๏ธInternational Canoe Federation (ICF)
โ–ช๏ธ International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)
โ–ช๏ธ Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
โ–ช๏ธ World Rowing (FISA)
โ–ช๏ธ World Sailing
โ–ช๏ธ World Skate Federation
โ–ช๏ธ International Orienteering Federation (IOF)
โ–ช๏ธ International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)
โ–ช๏ธ International SAMBO Federation (FIAS)
โ–ช๏ธ FISU – International University Sports Federation
โ–ช๏ธ World Squash Federation (WSF)
โ–ช๏ธ England Squash
โ–ช๏ธ Forest Green Rovers Football Club
โ–ช๏ธ AlUla Sports Club
โ–ช๏ธ @weplaygreen
โ–ช๏ธ E1 Series
โ–ช๏ธ Extreme E
โ–ช๏ธ The Ocean Race
โ–ช๏ธ Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB)

Signatories to the framework commit to develop and implement action plans for each of the four principles, and report on their progress annually to an expert panel who will confirm that the actions undertaken are credible and effective. On behalf of the founding partners, IUCN will lead on coordination with the signatories to the Framework and provide signatories with technical support, tools and training in partnership with Sails of Change Foundation, a foundation dedicated to the protection and regeneration of biodiversity.