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Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games Accessibility Assessment

Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games Accessibility Assessment

The venues used at the Vancouver 2014 Games were assessed for accessibility using Planat. This report provides a summary of each venue along with recommendations.

Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women

Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women

An examination of medal counts from the London 2012 and Sochi 2014 Olympic Games found that nations with greater gender equality had both men and women reach the podium more often

Zero Waste Day at the PNE

Zero Waste Day at the PNE

On August 27th the Pacific National Exhibition celebrated zero waste day. Follow the link to learn more

2014 NHL Sustainability Report

2014 NHL Sustainability Report

Check out the recently released report from the NHL outlining the environmental impact of the league around the continent.

A passport to a greener future

A passport to a greener future

Check out the article on news.ubc.ca outlining some of the sustainability efforts being put together for the Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games

Invitational Forum: Paralympic Impacts & Legacies
See the survey instruments that were used to measure the impact of the 2008 Paralympic Games

5T Sports Sustainability Practice – Communications Specialist (Practicum/Work Experience)

5T Sports is seeking and individual who will work closely with the Senior Partner to support interactive communications within the ‘green sport’ community of practice.  The role requires a mix of Intellectual curiosity (you enjoy learning something new every day) Strong interest in both sport and sustainability Discerning analytical ability (you can make distinctions between […]

Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles

UBC School of Kinesiology’s Andrea Bundon and Paralympic skier Margarita Gorbounova bring the best out in each other at the Sochi Paralympic Games. Photo: Cross Country Canada

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Alternatives Journal: Call for Proposals

March 21, 2014 deadline to propose a story for special issue: Sport & Spectacle. Explore environmental values and the encouragement of more sustainable behaviour in modern sport. Photo: Wikimedia Commons