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Millwall signal environment commitment in joining British Association For Sustainable Sport

2 August 2021

Millwall Football Club is delighted to announce its membership of the British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS), the sustainability hub for sport in the UK.

For more than a decade, BASIS has driven the growth in understanding, expertise and commitment on sustainability in sport, helping members to shape and achieve their sustainability goals and deliver a positive environmental impact through sport.

Through BASIS membership, Millwall joins a host of leading clubs and governing bodies in securing a place in the top tier of sustainability in sport.

"We are delighted to join BASIS," said Mark Fairbrother of Millwall Football Club. "From helping sport reduce waste, save water and transition to renewable energy, to preparing sport for the impacts of climate change, BASIS has led the way on sustainability in our sector. Environmental responsibility is a key priority for us. Our membership of BASIS, and our commitment to share in their work, signals our intent to take that to the next level."

Dr Russell Seymour, BASIS Founder & CEO, added: "Our mission is to bring sport together to deliver a more sustainable future – rooted in our conviction that sustainability is good for sport at every level, and our fierce belief in the power of sport to deliver a positive impact for everyone.

"There is growing momentum around sustainability in sport, and Millwall’s commitment is another big step forward. We warmly welcome them into our membership and look forward to working with them to deliver positive environmental impacts in the months and years ahead."

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