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Tuesday 8th October 2024 / The Kia Oval, London

WELCOME TO THE SPORT POSITIVE AWARDS 2024

Celebrating, uplifting and raising awareness of global organisations and individuals using the power of sport to tackle the biggest issues of our time


Sport Positive Awards 2024 is a global industry awards that celebrates, uplifts and raises awareness of organisations and individuals who are leading the charge on using the power of sport to tackle some of the biggest issues of our time – the climate and biodiversity crises and environmental/climate justice.

Categories include: Transformation Award, Climate Impact Reduction Award, Community Initiative Award, Education and Training Award, Purpose-led Partnership, Biodiversity Project, Sustainable and Responsible Procurement Award, Next Generation Trailblazer, Regional Leaders, Campaign of the Year, Story of the Year, Report of the Year, Research Paper of the Year and Inspired Innovation.

Sport Positive has collaborated with BBC Green Sports Awards for the past 3 years and are proud to continue to do so. Sport Positive Awards 2024 are in addition to these, not instead of. BBC Green Sport Awards celebrate the positive stories of sport’s green champions, mainly athletes, to global BBC audiences on Radio, TV and Online. Sport Positive Awards are for those working in and around our sport and sustainability industry worldwide, enabling individuals and organisations to nominate themselves and be celebrated for achievements.

Entries will open in April/May, click below to be the first to receive all the important updates.

JUDGING PANEL

Meet our expert judges
  • Germany

    Lindita Xhaferi Salihu

    Sectors Engagement in Climate Action Lead, UNFCCC

  • USA

    Omar Mitchell

    Vice President, Industry Growth and Sustainability, NHL
  • FRANCE

    Julia Pallé

    VP Sustainability, Formula E

  • Canada

    Oluseyi Smith – P.Eng, MBA, OLY

    Renewable Energy Engineer & Former Olympian
  • USA

    Annie Horn

    Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability, NBA
  • Australia

    Peter Wearne

    General Manager – Facilities, Melbourne Cricket Club

  • Switzerland

    Julie Duffus

    Olympic Movement Sustainability Senior Manager, International Olympic Committee

  • USA

    Dr Jessica Murfree

    Assistant Professor of Sport Administration, University of Cincinnati

  • Italy

    Tiberio Daddi

    Associate Professor in Sustainability Management, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies

  • Germany

    Michele Uva

    Director of Social and Environmental Sustainability, UEFA

  • Canada

    Dr Madeleine Orr

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

  • Ghana

    Prince Osisiadan

    CEO, SUCCA Africa 

  • Japan

    Mie Kajikawa FRSA

    Founder, Sport For Smile

  • Australia

    Sheila Nguyen

    Co-Founder, Sports Environment Alliance

  • Ireland

    Seán McCabe

    Climate Justice Officer, Bohemians FC
  • Colombia

    Guillermo Castro

    Founder & Director, Acting Green Forum
  • Kenya

    Pauline Msungu

    Founder, Beyond Sport Kenya

  • USA

    Dr. Allen Hershkowitz

    Sustainability Advisor, NBA Green program
  • China

    Dr Yu (Kevin) Huang

    Professor Department of Kinesiology, National Tsing-Hua University

  • Kenya

    Brian Wesaala

    Founder & CEO, The Football Foundation for Africa

  • Germany

    Stefan Wagner

    Chairman, Sports for Future e.V.
  • Mexico

    Rony Epelbaum

    International Relations & Partnerships, GEO Sustainable Golf Foundation

  • USA

    Aileen McManamon

    Chair, Green Sports Alliance
  • UK

    Dr Russell Seymour

    Chair, British Association for Sustainable Sport

    Entries Open

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