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19 January 2021 - 12:26 PM

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PA Images | Hoffenheim press spokesman Holger Kliem (left) along with then head coach Alfred Schreuder present a CO2 certificate which is awarded before every match. The club are are climate compensating away teams' travel emissions in addition to the entire Bundesliga club's output.

Hoffenheim call on clubs to adopt active social stance amid accusations industry is out of touch: "If football doesn't start taking the climate seriously it will lose its standing in society"

  • Hoffenheim a few years ago set out to launch an environmental sustainability strategy which ended up becoming a modus operandi for the structure of the entire organisation.
  • Sustainability is not only about becoming climate neutral but securing the club's future through fiscal responsibility, innovation and personal development.
  • Now they are climate compensating away teams' travel emissions in addition to the entire Bundesliga club's output.
  • Corporate social responsibility chief Stefan Wagner says football must adopt an active social stance on climate and other issues or face becoming disillusioned from supporters.

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