Forest Green Rovers named ‘greenest football club in world’

Forest Green Rovers has been named the “greenest football club in the world”.

The League Two side is one of only 15 organisations from around the world to win a United Nations (UN) “Momentum for Change” climate action award.

The club’s ground in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, is powered by renewable energy and serves vegan food to players, staff and fans.

In July, it became the world’s first UN certified carbon-neutral football club.

Rovers were recognised after signing up for a UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) initiative called “Climate Neutral Now” for the current season.

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