Spurs have teamed up with Sky and COP26 to host the match and will encourage fans, players and staff to take sustainable actions throughout the day
Tottenham Hotspur will host the world’s first net-zero carbon football match when the London club welcomes rivals Chelsea on 19 September to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Spurs have teamed up with Sky and the home game against Chelsea is aiming to be net-zero, through emissions reductions and offsetting the remaining carbon footprint through reforestation projects.
The match is supported by COP26 and the Premier League – and Spurs will be encouraging fans, players and staff to take sustainable actions on match day.
This includes using public transport or cycling to the match, choosing plant-based food options and recycling waste.
The project has been called #GameZero and aims to educate football fans on the role of sport in addressing climate change.
For the match to be net-zero, Sky and Spurs will aim to minimise match day emissions activity such as energy used to power the game, travel to and from the stadium for both fans and clubs, and food options at the stadium.