This essay presents three reasons why sport industry firms should embrace environmental responsibility as a management competency:
1) Ethical reasons, which consist of two main considerations and apply not just to firms in the sport industry but to all organizations. 2) Sport organizations have a unique relationship to their customers. 3) Embracing environmental responsibility can lead to economic benefits for the organization. The two main aspects of this advantage are cost savings due to more efficient resource usage and enhanced image
CITE: Ioakimidis, M., Stergioulas, A., Tripolitsioti, A. (2006). Environmental responsibility in the sport industry: Why it makes sense. Sports Management International Journal, 2(1-2), 103-116.