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FIFA World Cup 2022 – News – FIFA World Cup 2022 First Sustainability Progress Report published

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FIFA World Cup 2022™ - News - FIFA World Cup 2022™ First Sustainability Progress Report published

The FIFA World Cup 2022™ First Sustainability Progress Report offers an replace on the progress made by FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC in 2019 relating to their 5 sustainability commitments, together with human rights, range and environmental safety.

“We are very glad to provide our stakeholders and the public with an overview of how much we advanced last year with the delivery of the Sustainability Strategy for the next edition of our flagship event. The report reflects our joint commitment to accountability and our drive to contribute to the evolution of best practices in the field of sustainability management in sporting events,” mentioned FIFA’s Head of Sustainability & Environment, Federico Addiechi.

“It’s fantastic to be able to share the progress that Qatar and FIFA have made across the many critical sustainability projects connected to the delivery of the FIFA World Cup. Sustainability remains at the core of our infrastructure and tournament operational planning, and by delivering a fully carbon neutral FIFA World Cup through these various initiatives, we hope to set new standards for sustainable mega event hosting and cement one of Qatar 2022’s most profound legacies,” added the engineer Bodour Al-Meer, SC Sustainability & Environment Senior Manager.

Mahmoud Qutub, the SC’s Workers’ Welfare Executive Director, mentioned: “We are driven by a commitment to ensure the people building our stadiums and venues are treated with the utmost dignity and respect. The health, safety and protection of our workforce have always been at the forefront of our efforts. These workers play an important role in preparing Qatar to welcome the world in 2022 and their welfare is at the heart of the legacy this tournament will leave behind. Tangible changes in worker standards on our projects now serve as benchmarks across Qatar and the region.”

Key achievements:

  • Al Janoub Stadium turned totally operational, achieved its focused sustainable constructing certification for design and construct, and exceeded its focused sustainable building administration certification.
  • The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ headquarters in Doha turned the primary workplace tower within the nation to obtain sustainable constructing certification for operations.
  • The majority of the Doha Metro community turned totally operational, decreasing highway congestion, car air and noise air pollution.
  • Continued implementation of the SC programme to observe compliance with its Workers’ Welfare Standards throughout all websites and enlargement of the SC’s recruitment charges reimbursement scheme benefitted 16,500 employees on FIFA World Cup 2022 initiatives and 18,000 employees on different websites.
  • The first voluntary carbon-offsetting programme was established within the area.
  • Human rights and security coaching was offered to over 2,000 cops by Qatar’s Ministry of Interior in coordination with the SC’s safety staff.
  • Over 900 folks participated within the tailor-made on-line open course on Sustainability & Major Sport Events.
  • An evaluation was carried out of the match expertise for disabled folks and other people with restricted mobility on the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ and enhancements have been carried out accordingly.
  • FIFA’s Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System was carried out in any respect 168 FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying matches performed in 2019.

Earlier this yr, FIFA, Q22 and the SC additionally published the event course of for the FIFA World Cup 2022 Sustainability Strategy. More just lately, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) additionally launched the FIFA World Cup 2022 Sustainable Stadiums report.

The organisers will proceed reporting on their progress and publish a full Sustainability Report of the match in 2023.

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