Green Goals Set for Brazil’s World Cup Stadiums

Football arena under construction in Cuiaba, Brazil

Environmental sustainability is on the minds of stadium managers from the 12 Brazilian cities that will host football, or soccer, matches next year during 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Just days before the sale of 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets opens tomorrow, FIFA and the Local Organising Committee hosted the first of three workshops of a Sustainability Training Program for the operators of the 12 stadiums that will be at the center of attention in 2014.

Over the course of the two days, August 16-17, representatives of the 12 host cities shared their experiences of what had been done in terms of sustainability and worked on areas that could still be improved, both environmentally and socially.

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Jennifer Harrington is a Toronto-based illustrator, writer and graphic designer. She illustrated the best-selling children’s book series 'A Moose in a Maple Tree,' which includes the titles 'A Moose in a Maple Tree,' 'The Night Before a Canadian Christmas' and 'Canadian Jingle Bells.' She is also the owner of JSH Graphics, a boutique graphic design agency that specializes in print and web advertising. With her latest project, Eco Books 4 Kids, Jennifer has partnered with illustrator Michael Arnott to create a series of ecologically-themed ebooks for children. Her next book, 'Spirit Bear,' is due for release in the Summer of 2013. Jennifer offers two different school presentations for her 'Moose in a Maple Tree' collection, an illustration demonstration and a Christmas concert series, which can be booked at www.amooseinamapletree.com. She will be taking bookings for school readings of 'Spirit Bear' beginning in October 2013.

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