FIA ETCR highlights its local CSR initiatives in support of Giving Tuesday

FIA ETCR highlights its local CSR initiatives in support of Giving Tuesday

29.11.2022: The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup is showing its support of Giving Tuesday by highlighting its sustainability actions through the local associations wrought during the course of the inaugural FIA ETCR season. Giving Tuesday (29/11/22) is designed

The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup is showing its support of Giving Tuesday by highlighting its sustainability actions through the local associations wrought during the course of the inaugural FIA ETCR season.



Giving Tuesday (29/11/22) is designed to be a day to encourage people to do kind acts and celebrate generosity. Since 2012, this has been a global movement and pluralistic community with activities in every continent.



In 2022, FIA ETCR enjoyed a season full of action but also full of moments of sharing with local communities. FIA ETCR aims to have a positive local impact thanks to partnerships with local associations as part of its #TransitionInMotion sustainability programme.



FIA ETCR’s CSR actions link to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are 17 global goals established by the UN to achieve a more sustainable world for all by 2030.






FIA ETCR’s local outreach in 2022




Food support to local communities


To avoid food waste, FIA ETCR redistributed food surplus to local associations. For example, in Pau, 174 meals were distributed thanks to two associations: Pau Charity for people in need and the Solidarity Grocery Store for Pau Students (ESEP).



When donating food surplus was not possible, Discovery Sports Events made donations of basic necessities and food items, such as in Budapest with the Hungarian Red Cross or in Madrid with the Food Bank.
(SDGs 2, 12)




Making the motorsport industry more inclusive



FIA ETCR raised awareness amongst the staff and teams thanks to Richard Morris and Sarah Moore from Racing Pride. In Zolder, the two drivers discussed with ETCR drivers how to fight against any kind of discrimination and how to be more inclusive in the motorsport industry, specifically regarding the LGBQT+ community.



A video showing the importance of inclusion in the motorsport of tomorrow has been shared on social media. In addition to this, people from the local associations Regenbooghuis Limburg and OGWA had the opportunity to come on the circuit to experience FIA ETCR and to meet Racing Pride.(SDG 10)





Working with local schools




FIA ETCR worked on various projects with local schools and pupils ranging from children to university students.



Notably, in Vallelunga over 400 children attended the event and had a Q&A with the teams to discover electric racing and the Energy Station.



In Pau, FIA ETCR invited students from the ENSGTI, a specialized school in process engineering and energetics, and we discussed electric racing and potential improvements.



FIA ETCR has also highlighted the future of electric racing with the Formula Student teams.




In Sachsenring, the electric racing team from the Chemnitz University of Technology, TUC Racing, showed their racing car and exchanged information with the CUPRA EKS team. FIA ETCR also welcomed Formula Student teams from Politécnica and Comillas University in Jarama.



In full support of sport initiatives aiming at gathering people, students and expats from the Budapest Association for International Sport came on the Hungaroring circuit to discover the FIA ETCR new technologies.
(SDG 4)



FIA ETCR has partnered with a total of ten associations covering various sustainability topics and four universities.
(SDG 17)




Xavier Gavory, FIA ETCR, Series Director



“With FIA ETCR we are trying to change perceptions of electric vehicles and show the world that electro mobility is part of the solutions that help us to live in a more sustainable way.


We also know that to bring this message home we must work on a local level at every event and it has been educating and illuminating for us to do this at all out events in 2022. We really do examine every element of our existence as an entity to see how we can entertain and educate at every level.


We are in full support of Giving Tuesday and hope we can help harness our fanbase, partners and competitors to support and encourage kind acts and celebrate generosity.”





Andy Stobart, photos ETCR



Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/fia-etcr-highlights-local-csr-initiatives-support-giving-tuesday---245655.html

29.11.2022 / MaP

More News

Discovery Sports Events outlines FIA ETCR sustainability drive at culmination of COP27
25.11.2022
In the wake of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup promoter Discovery Sports Events (DSE) has reiterated its commitment to the global drive for a sustainable future through work with the United Nations Sports for Climate A more >>
One tree to be planted for every FIA ETCR kilometre completed in 2022
13.10.2022
• One tree to be planted for every FIA ETCR kilometre in 2022• More than 4500 trees planted by ETCR after 2021 season: 6638 for 2022• Almost 50% increase on trees planted for 2021 ETCR season     more >>
Xavier Gavory gives his take on the first season of FIA ETCR
05.10.2022
And then, it was over. After an intense six-round season the battle cries have subsided now from the first year of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup. Series Director, Xavier Gavory, gives his take on an incredible 2022.Wa more >>
Tambay and CUPRA EKS Take First-Ever FIA ETCR Titles
25.09.2022
Adrien Tambay enjoyed a perfect weekend to confirm his status as the first-ever FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup title winner in Sachsenring for Race DE as his CUPRA EKS squad confirmed their status as the top team in 2022, with their drivers taking the to more >>
Tambay heads two-way FIA ETCR title battle with Ekström as rivals fall by the wayside
24.09.2022
The season-finale of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup, Race DE at a gloriously crisp and sunny Sachsenring in front of a healthy spread of eager spectators, started off in epic fashion on Saturday with thrills and spills at the rollercoaster circuit with as ma more >>
FIA ETCR season-finale set for epic battles in Sachsenring
22.09.2022
The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup will be settled this weekend in Sachsenring as the season comes to its conclusion in Saxony, Germany, with four drivers in contention for the Drivers’ title in Race DE.After an exciting first season as an FI more >>
FIA ETCR preview EKS CUPRA drivers in title fight at the Sachsenring
21.09.2022
EKS CUPRA Racing teammates Adrien Tambay and Mattias Ekström will be fighting this weekend at the Sachsenring to become the first champion of the FIA ETCR - eTouring Car World Cup. On his maiden season in an ETCR car, Ta more >>
Last seasonís round at the Sachsenring for Romeo Ferraris in the FIA ETCR Championship
21.09.2022
Romeo Ferraris is preparing to complete the 2022 edition of the FIA ETCR, the championship for electric touring cars that this year was held for the first time under the aegis of the Automobile International Federation (FIA). The scene of the final cha more >>
CUPRA EKS aims for the 2022 FIA ETCR Driversí title at the season finale in Germany
20.09.2022
    Adrien Tambay and Mattias Ekström arrive in first and second position to the final race that will take place in Sachsenring, Germany on 23-25 September    CUPRA EKS maintained a high level of competitiveness through the entire s more >>
Experience the adrenaline with the CUPRA EKS Team
16.09.2022
FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup         The CUPRA EKS Team drivers share their feelings about life behind the wheel of the most powerful car in the FIA ETCR    “Adrenaline is in the DNA o more >>
Intense weekend for Romeo Ferraris FIA ETCR home race at Vallelunga
27.07.2022
Romeo Ferraris completed an intense weekend at the Vallelunga circuit, on the occasion of the home round of the FIA ETCR, the fifth of the 2022 season. However, the manufacturer based in Opera, Milan had to finish earlier than foreseen a weekend that could have led to the second consecutive victory after the one in Zolder. more >>
CUPRA EKS scores more valuable FIA ETCR points in very hot conditions in Vallelunga
26.07.2022
    CUPRA EKS extends its lead in the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup as temperatures soar in Italy     All four CUPRA EKS drivers finish on the two DHL SuperFinal podiums at the Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi – with Mattias Ekström and Tom Blomqvist coming home 1-2 in Pool Furious and Adrien Tambay and Jordi Gen more >>
Martin and Azcona lead the FIA ETCR charge in Vallelunga
23.07.2022
The fifth round of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup got underway with Race IT, at Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi today seeing super hot temperatures, team tactics and great battles at the historic venue located in the glorious Regione Lazio. more >>
FIA ETCR and FIA WTCR preview - The two World Cups share the bill at Vallelunga
21.07.2022
For the third time this year, the FIA ETCR and FIA WTCR share the bill in the event, as Vallelunga's Autodromo Piero Taruffi hosts the fifth race meeting of both World Cups.The electric touring cars have already raced on the Ita more >>
Xavier Gavory debrief FIA ETCR Zolder
16.07.2022
After the bish, bash and bravado of Race BE in Zolder for the fourth round of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup, Series Director Xavier Gavory gives an overview on the state of play in FIA ETCRWhat are your th more >>
FIA ETCR - Neuville and Michelisz deliver a great show at Zolder
14.07.2022
Hyundai Motorsport’s stars Thierry Neuville and Norbert Michelisz swapped cars during an exciting demonstration in the frame of the FIA ETCR event at Zolder.Michelisz was first to take to the track, drivi more >>
FIA ETCR @ Zolder - Martin wins on home circuit and Tambay is the new leader
14.07.2022
Maxime Martin won the FIA ETCR round of his home country, at Zolder, scoring the maximum 100 points on offer. The Romeo Ferrari’s driver disrupted the winning streak of EKS CUPRA racers who had won the three previous events, moving into third in the standings. more >>
Romeo Ferraris wins in the FIA ETCR in Zolder with home driver Maxime Martin
12.07.2022
Romeo Ferraris celebrates its first victory of 2022 in the FIA ETCR, the fully electric touring car championship: on his home track in Zolder, Maxime Martin won the honors of "King of the Weekend" at the wheel of the Giulia ETCR, obtaining the greatest number of points among all the drivers at the start of this round and also winning the DHL Super Final of the "Furious" pool. more >>
CUPRA EKS extends FIA ETCR lead as Zolder SuperFinal win sees Adrien Tambay at top of the driversí standings
12.07.2022
    CUPRA EKS wins the manufacturers’ trophy in Zolder and extends its FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup lead to 202 points    CUPRA EKS drivers Adrien Tambay and Tom Blomqvist score a CUPRA 1-2 in the Pool Fast DHL SuperFinal    Tambay takes the lead in the drivers’ standings, 21 points ahe more >>
Maxime Martin delivering maximum on home ground for Race BE in Zolder
10.07.2022
Home talent Maxime Martin, driving for Romeo Ferraris, is leading the way in the fourth round of the 2022 FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup for Race BE at Circuit Zolder. The Belgian has scored pole and a Quarter Final 1 win in Pool FURIOUS so far this we more >>
FIA ETCR continues #TransitionInMotion in Belgium, reflects on Budapest actions
10.07.2022
• At Race HU FIA ETCR supported We Move Budapest, the local Red Cross and homeless charity, Forras• FIA ETCR #TransitionInMotion CSR programme continues in Race BE with Racing Pride support• FIA ETCR distributes all surplus food from events to local charities more >>
Zolder charged-up and ready for FIA ETCR Race BE- livestream
08.07.2022
The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup is all set for its fourth round, Race BE, as the headliner in this weekend's Circuit Zolder Electrified.The 4km Zolder track, which is also known as the Circuit Terlamen, was opened 59 years ago and since 1963 has hel more >>
FIA ETCR - Neuville and Michelisz swap cars at Zolder
06.07.2022
Thierry Neuville and Norbert Michelisz will swap cars for a special event at Zolder during the FIA ETCR event. The demonstration on Saturday afternoon will bring together the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR and Hyundai i20 N Rally1 for the more >>
FIA ETCR preview - Maxime Martin is eager to win in his home event.
06.07.2022
The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup resumes for Round 4 at Circuit Zolder in Belgium where the Hyundai Motorsport and Romeo Ferraris teams will try to put a stop to the CUPRA EKS domination in the series. In f more >>
Race BE to be all-live across online platforms and Eurosport Player
04.07.2022
The fourth round of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup, Race BE, will be shown live for all sessions across online platforms and the Eurosport Player.As the battle to be top of the standings heats up, the Belgian circuit of Zolder will host Race BE as par more >>
FIA ETCR Highlights Racing Pride Support in Zolder
28.06.2022
On the occasion of International LGBTQ+ Pride Day 2022, the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup will showcase its support of the Racing Pride movement at next month’s fourth round of the series, Race BE, as part of Circuit Zolder Electrified on July 8-10.Initi more >>
Hyundai Motorsport stars to swap cars at FIA ETCR Race
21.06.2022
Hyundai Motorsport drivers Thierry Neuville and Norbert Michelisz will swap cars for a special event at Circuit Zolder during next month’s Race BE FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup weekend on July 8-10.The demonstration o more >>
FIA ETCR driver quotes after Jarama race
20.06.2022
CUPRA EKSMattias Ekström #1We had a great weekend as a team to finish 1,2,3, with Jordi’s first podium, my second King of the Weekend of the year so I cannot say enough how happy we are, also for the fans and the friends and the CUPRA personnel who visited us. It&rsquo more >>
CUPRA Reigns at Home FIA ETCR Race in Jarama
20.06.2022
CUPRA EKS driver Mattias Ekström was crowned King of the Weekend in a thrilling third round of the 2022 FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup for Race SP at Circuito Madrid Jarama-RACE at an event of extreme heat, bracing winds and electrifying action. more >>
FIA ETCR goes all-electric in Madrid
18.06.2022
The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup will race as the headline act starting today at Circuito de Madrid Jarama-RACE on the all-electric Jarama Next Generation Festival.The third round of the FIA ETCR season – Race SP – wil more >>
Kevin Ceccon second best Hyundai Motorsport driver in FIA ETCR Round 2 at Budapest
14.06.2022
Kevin Ceccon's second weekend in the FIA ETCR, held at the Budapest track, ends with 39 points collected. An important result that sees the Bergamo-based driver being the second of the Hyundai Motorsport drivers in the King of The Weekend standings, more >>
CUPRA extends FIA ETCR lead as Adrien Tambay is crowned King of the Weekend in Hungary
14.06.2022
      CUPRA EKS drivers celebrate a thrilling 1-2 result at the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup race in Hungary    SuperFinal victory for Adrien Tambay crowns him King of the Weekend at the Hungaroring &n more >>
First podium of the year in the FIA ETCR for Romeo Ferraris at Budapest
14.06.2022
It was a great journey to Budapest for Romeo Ferraris: in the second round of the 2022 FIA ETCR, the manufacturer based in Opera, near Milan, collected 155 points for the Teams’ rankings, managing to demonstrate its potential after the unfortunate episodes suffered in the season-opener at Pau. more >>
FIA ETCR Budapest driver quotes of the day
13.06.2022
CUPRA EKSMattias Ekström #1Things started off pretty bad with a bad start, so I lost a little bit of position there but Mikel had a worse start than me. After this it was a battle with Giovanni and I managed to more >>
Adrien Tambay comes out on top in Budapest FIA ETCR
13.06.2022
  CUPRA EKS Adrien Tambay enjoyed a superb second round of the 2022 FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup for Race HU at the Hungaroring moving to the top of the Drivers’ Classification.The heat was on in Budapest today for the FIA ETCR D more >>
Postponement of FIA ETCR Race TR
17.05.2022
Discovery Sports Events – promoter of the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup – in consultation with the FIA, TOSFED – the Turkish ASN – and EMSO Sportif - the event promoter – announces the postponement of FIA ETCR Race TR, originally scheduled for 20-22 May 2022 at more >>
Xavier Gavory Debrief - Pau
12.05.2022
  After an incredible opener to the FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup on the streets of Pau Ville, Series Director Xavier Gavory gives his overview on the superb event that was the Pau Motors Festival, including the Infinite Reality Race FR. more >>
Perfect Start for CUPRA EKS as team locks out podium in opening round of FIA ETCR in Pau
10.05.2022
    First time since the ETCR series began that a brand has won top three and manufacturers in one weekend       CUPRA EKS drivers Mattias Ekström, Adrien Tambay and Tom Blomqvist secure top three plac more >>
Kevin Ceccon best Italian driver in the FIA ETCR after debut weekend at Pau
10.05.2022
Kevin Ceccon's debut weekend in the FIA ETCR, the all-electric touring car championship that had its opening round of the 2022 season at Pau, ended with 33 points, the best result among the Italian drivers that took part in the race.     The H more >>

Kategorien

2001-2023 automobilsport.com full copyright