Sustainable steps in all aspects of the games
Goal for green
Brisbane 2032 is the first Games to contractually commit to being climate positive. The Games provides a public and compelling platform to accelerate Queensland’s continuing sustainability journey. With a goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and power Queensland with 70 per cent renewable energy by 2032, every Queenslander has a part to play.
net carbon emissions by 2050.
Beyond carbon neutral
Brisbane 2032 will be a climate positive Games, creating long-lasting environmental benefits and accelerating Australia’s transition to a net-zero emissions economy. All carbon-reduction and climate positive initiatives will continue to help elevate social, economic and environmental outcomes locally and globally.
Climate positive goes beyond net-zero to deliver even greater environmental benefits.
Sustainability in practice
Sustainability strategies will continue to guide clear practical actions to achieve climate positive status for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Brisbane 2032 will address all 5 of the International Olympic Committee’s sustainability priorities which are beyond environmental. They include infrastructure and natural sites, sourcing and resource management, mobility, workforce and climate.
At the forefront of sustainability.
Financing the future
Brisbane 2032 will continue to shape a brighter outlook for Queenslanders through investment in renewable energy and other initiatives. The impact of these actions will be measured using market leading monitoring and reporting to keep our sustainability ambitions on track. The Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the first to have included a climate positive commitment in the Olympic Host Contract.
of venues are existing or temporary, reducing our environmental impact.
new Translink funded buses in South East Queensland will be zero emission from 2025.
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Genex Power; Department of Energy and Public Works; Tourism and Events Queensland; Additional images from iStock, Pexels, Unsplash.