love.fútbol receives award for using sport to make communities more sustainable
We're proud to announce that love.fútbol is the winner of Sport for Sustainable Cities & Communities in the Beyond Sport Global Awards 2019. The announcement was made in an official ceremony on this Tuesday (September 12th), at SAP Next-Gen Lab, in New York City.
The Sport for Sustainable Cities & Communities category recognizes projects and organizations that use sport as a way to make a community settlements or cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable; to create, build or improve infrastructure; or to promote inclusive and sustainable development.
"love.fútbol creates play spaces that are open, inclusive, and that since the planning phase, brings neighbors to the center of the process. Our project is a good representation of what we want for our cities: to be participative, people-centered, with strong networks that can collaborate to take ownership over the development of their communities", explained Development Director Breno Lacet.
This is the second time we our mission of ensuring places to play for every kid wins a Beyond Sport Award. In 2017, love.fútbol won Best Corporate Campaign or Initiative in Sport for Good, in partnership with Unilever.
The Beyond Sport Global Awards recognizes organizations that positively impact communities around the world and move us all further towards achieving the UN Global Goals by 2030.
We thank everyone who made this possible, from our own team to partners and communities that work hand in hand with us to make each project a reality.