Faster, higher, stronger...also fairer and greener? Most sports goods are produced in Asia where violations of worker's rights and enviromental pollution are commonplace.
We have standardized the rules of almost every sport, but not the worker's rights nor enviromental standards. More justice, ecological truth and fairness instead of "greenwashing" is now more necessary than ever.
- What are the challenges involved in the manufacture of sports goods for both people and the enviroment?
- What is circular economy? What examples can be found in the sports goods industry?
- Which sports brands are benchmarking sustainability? What are they doing differently?
- Which certifications make sense?
Enrique Zaragoza was 800m runner. He obtained a Masters degree in Sports Science in 2002 followed by an MBA in 2005 both in Madrid. During the last 17 years he has worked as Sports Event Organizer, Trainer, General Secretary of a Sports Federation, Sports Teacher and Fitness Studio Manager. Since 2012 he has organized more than 70 Seminars in Germany.
Engagement Global is cooperating with the German Sport University Cologne within the scope of the program „Entwicklungsbezogene Bildung in Deutschland“ (EBD). The themed weeks „Sport. Global. Nachhaltig 2020“, which were supposed to take place in June and July had to be postponed due to the Corona restrictions.
Alternatively, two online-seminars - taking place on June 10 and 17, 2020 - will give insights into important topics of development education in the sport sector. They are open (on previous registration) for students of the Masters program "International Sport Development and Politics" as well the interested public.