Arsenal chooses renewable:the English football team will go to clean sources for its Emirates Stadium, offices and facilities. Also from the world of sport can come good news for sustainable development.
The London-based company, indeed, has signed an agreement with Octopus Energy, one of the largest solar energy company that produces green plants in the UK, as well as official sponsor of the team. Octopus Energy will be working on a long-term plan to develop renewable power supplies that can supply the 100% of the structure's energy needs cutting costs, emissions and waste. The company launched to consumers in April 2016 with the commitment to use only renewable energies and fair pricing, so it has signed more than 40.000 energy accounts.
Britain remains at the forefront of the world of football and raised a global challenge to build stadiums increasingly inserted in the socio-cultural context in which we live, where there is great attention to the relationship with the climate, the environment and eco-sustainability. An ethical and educational choice if you think that football, in particular, attracts millions of people around the world.
The turning towards the sustainability of the British team will also involve the fans in a very ambitious project that aims to loyalty: Arsenal supporters in the UK, indeed, will soon benefit from a new tariff from Octopus Energy that will provide them with the same renewable electricity that will power Emirates Stadium. As part of this project, fans will also be offered a range of club-related benefits including official signed merchandise, stadium tours, hospitality on some match days and, in addition, the ability to access Arsenal’s digital channels and run promotional activities and marketing initiatives featuring first-team players. Even fans can follow the green choice of their favorite team.