Climate change is impacting our players and communities who already experience consequences of extreme temperatures, storms, floods, droughts, air pollution and sea level rise.
A true fabric of our game, the Pacific islands are among the most vulnerable communities on earth to the impacts of climate change.
Aligned with our core values of solidarity and respect, we must take strong action and play our part in addressing the climate crisis.
World Rugby's Priority Themes
In addressing the topic of environmental sustainability, World Rugby focuses on three priority themes that resonate with rugby’s stakeholders, from players to fans and member unions to partners.
World Rugby’s Environmental Sustainability Plan 2030 is articulated around four pillars:
- Addressing our Direct Impacts
- Delivering and Supporting Sustainable Rugby Events
- Promoting Sustainability in Rugby through Education, Advocacy and knowledge sharing.