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BASIS Awards

Winners Announced

We marked our 10th birthday with a special event to recognise sustainability in sport at Oval Cricket Ground on 19th October.

Sustainable Sport Awards 2021

The British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS) Sustainable Sport Awards 2021 awarded organisations for introducing initiatives that reduce their environmental impacts while enhancing their social and economic influence. The event took place at The Oval Cricket Ground and was part of BASIS’ tenth-anniversary celebrations. Click here for an overview of the afternoon.

BASIS is thrilled to announce that the winners and highly commended runners up in each category are as follows:

Club Strategy / Strategic Leadership Award

Winner: Shoreham FC click here for video clip.

Runner up: Norwich City FC

Runner up: Southampton FC Halo Effect

Social Impact, Engagement and/or Education

Winner: People & Work click here for video clip.

Runner up: Planet Earth Games

Runner up: RYA Green Blue

Innovation: Initiatives and Products

Winner: Racing Foundation and Thoroughbred Breeders Association click here for video clip.

Runner up: Tiger Up!

Runner up: Planet Super League

Media and Outreach

Winner: Sky Summer of Sustainable Sport click here for video clip.

Runner up: BBC Sport 2050

Runner up: Emergency on Planet Sport

BASIS also took the opportunity to recognise three individual athletes which it feels are a shining example to sport because of their contribution to sustainability:

  • Melissa Wilson, Rower – click here for video clip.
  • Hannah Mills, Sailor
  • Joe Cooke, Cricketer

In addition, BASIS awarded Steve Issac, recently retired as the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A) Director of Sustainability, a lifetime honorary membership for his dedication to improving sustainability in golf over the past decade.

Thank you to Claire Novakovic Photography and Shoot the Company for the photographs and videos of the day.

2021 Awards brochure Brochure – BASIS Awards 2021 print version

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