Sport For Smile is pleased to announce that it has joined “Sport and Sustainability International (SandSI)” as a sole Founding Member from Japan. SandSI Founding Member organizations include UEFA, NBA and NFL, as well as local sports organizations.
The idea of “Sport and Sustainability International” was discussed in November in Lausanne 2016 at a meeting where 48 globally influential sports organizations including IOC, and it is launched with commitment to the SDGs, using the power of sport for sustainable development. SandSI has more than 120 member organizations from about 50 countries (as of March, 2018).
Sport For Smile’s mission of delivering sports opportunities to people of the most need aligns with the slogan of the SDGs: “Leaving no one behind,” and in cooperation with SandSI we can accelerate our activities to address critical social issues and let everyone’s soul shine using the power of sport. 。