Utilising the social and economic potential of sport

In focus

In focus

In recent years, several studies have evidenced the contribution of sport to local and regional development in Europe. However, the potential of sport is still underestimated, and thus under-funded across territories. The purpose of this project is therefore to articulate how investments in sport can contribute to policy objectives.

Good governance

Good governance

Promoting and supporting good governance is the main objective of the project. It promotes accountability, transparency, effectiveness and efficiency of policy-makers and decision-makers on all levels of government.

Tools and resources

Tools and resources

Researchers are developing the tool to calculate the economic impact of an investment by following the supply chain back through the whole economic network in the European Union. Other resources include the Guidelines on Investments in Sport, and the Recommendations for Policy-Makers.

“Sport is also an important enabler of sustainable development.” Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Investment calculator

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Latest news & events

Invitation to the 7th conference on investments in sport

The Croatian Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 7th national conference entitled “Investments in Sport” organised within the project under the same title (Investments in Sport, abbr. iSport), which was co-funded by the Erasmus+: Sport Programme of the European Union. Participants may follow the conference online.

Economic impact of COVID-19 on sport

This is your chance to help the European Commission and join with many other similar organisations in telling us your views on approaches that will help the sport sector deal with the economic impact of COVID-19. More at: https://isport2020.eu/covid19/    

Position paper on the impact of COVID-19 crisis on sport

More than 30 sport and sport-related associations, including a number of associations on a national level, have agreed on a common position paper entitled „Position paper on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the sport sector”. In the introduction of the position paper the importance of sport for the economy of the European Union

Upcoming Events

  • National conference on investments in sport Croatia

    Zagreb, 30 November 2020.

  • European conference on investments in sport

    Zagreb, TBC

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