Infosys, ATP Launch Digital Carbon Tracker To Make Tennis Greener

IT services major Infosys is launching a digital carbon tracker that enables tennis players to monitor and offset their carbon emissions during tournament travel.

What Happened? The Salil Parekh-led firm has partnered with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) help the latter achieve its commitment to the UN Sport for Climate Action to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.

The feature is available on the ATP PlayerZone website and mobile app, which was launched by Infosys and ATP in 2016. It provides players with a comprehensive view of their travel-related emissions across multiple seasons.

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Players can earn a “green badge” at the end of each season, which symbolises their dedication to reducing the tennis’ carbon footprint. The badge will be displayed on their profile and rankings pages on ATPTour.com.

It allows players to declare their travel data and categorize their mode of transport for each tournament, calculating their associated emissions footprint.

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"Tennis is on a mission to Net Zero and like many sports, our travel footprint is our biggest challenge,” said Massimo Calvelli, CEO of ATP. “ATP's new Carbon Tracker makes it simple for players to join that journey, mitigating their impact today and inspiring greener choices tomorrow.”

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