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FGR Top Environmentally Sustainable Rankings

March 30 2023 - News Release News Editorial

Forest Green Rovers ranked first in Sport Positive's EFL Sustainability Rankings, which were published by the BBC on Wednesday morning.

FGR Top Environmentally Sustainable Rankings

EFL clubs were scored on 11 sustainability schemes, including transport, waste, single-use plastics and food. Rovers scored a maximum of 24 points for its many schemes, which sees us recognised as the world’s first UN certified carbon-neutral football club.

"It's great to see the extent to which sustainability in football has become a thing, almost but not yet - an accepted part of the game." Chairman, Dale Vince, Forest Green Rovers
"It has really opened my eyes. I have learned how easy it is to make little changes to how we live our lives and if we all made those changes it would make a huge difference to our planet." Head Coach, Duncan Ferguson, Forest Green Rovers

The full table can be viewed, here.

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