The FIFA World Cup 2022™ First Sustainability Progress Report provides an update on the progress made by FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC (Q22) in 2019 regarding their five sustainability commitments, including human rights, diversity and environmental protection.
Mahmoud Qutub, the SC’s Workers’ Welfare Executive Director, said: “We are driven by a commitment to ensure the people building our stadiums and venues are treated with the utmost dignity and respect. Tangible changes in worker standards on our projects now serve as benchmarks across Qatar and the region.”
Earlier in the year, FIFA, Q22 and the SC published the development process for the FIFA World Cup 2022 Sustainability Strategy. The SC also released the FIFA World Cup 2022 Sustainable Stadiums report, outlining the sustainability features of each of tournament venue in relation to design, construction and legacy.
The organisers will continue reporting on their progress and publish a full Sustainability Report of the tournament in 2023.