Werder Bremen stays front runner in environmental ranking

19 June 2017
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Werder Bremen stays front runner in environmental ranking

In terms of environmental awareness and responsibility, SV Werder Bremen keeps setting a good example. This commitment has also been recognised by “Environmental Action Germany” and Oliver Kirsch, representative in the Bundestag.

“Environmental Action Germany” affirms the environmental efforts of the club ‘s CSR department WERDER BEWEGT- LEBENSLANG, which follows the motto “lifelong environmentally conscious”.

Among others, it is part of WERDER BEWEGT-LEBENSLANG strategy to only supply reusable plastic cups during match games, whereas most clubs in the first and second Bundesliga use more than 12 million disposable plastic cups, according to “Environmental Action Germany”.

Striving for further environmental strategy improvement

Tim Juraschek, manager of the clubs CSR department states “we are glad that our efforts are being recognised and appreciated by an independent institution. Nevertheless, we are of course continuously striving for further improvement”.

The club was also complimented by Oliver Kirsch, representative in the German Bundestag, who honoured that SV Werder Bremen was ranked second in the usage of green power and renewable energies among clubs playing in the Bundesliga. The ranking was determined through a comprehensive approach, which included the photovoltaic system of the stadium, the fans who can use their game ticket additionally for public transport and the club’s green power usage.

Environmental and climate protection are important topics for the SV Werder Bremen. Therefore, the club aims at continuous improvement in their strategy.

 

Read here more about the role of football in raising environmental awareness and their power of communicating our responsibility to care for the environment.

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