Eni Supports Sustainability and Inclusivity at Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Games

Eni Supports Sustainability and Inclusivity at Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Games

(IN BRIEF) Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026 and Eni have signed an agreement to support the upcoming Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Milan Cortina 2026. Eni sees sport as a unifying tool and is committed to sustainability and a fair transition to clean energy, making its decarbonized products and services available to the Foundation. The event will use 93% of existing facilities and promote gender balance. Eni aims to reinforce its commitment to Italy’s future and a sustainable energy system through this partnership.

(PRESS RELEASE) MILANO, 8-Feb-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —  Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, announces its partnership with Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026 to support the upcoming Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Milan Cortina 2026.

Eni views sport as a unifying force that brings cultures together, promotes social integration, and embodies the values of passion and determination. The company is proud to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games, which are the epitome of athletic achievement, and shares the event’s inclusive vision that prioritizes diversity and equality.

Eni is committed to leading the energy transition and has set a goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from its industrial processes and products by 2050. The company will make its decarbonized products and services available to the Foundation and promote sustainability at the Milan Cortina 2026 Games. The event will take place across a 22,000-square-kilometer area, using 93% of existing facilities, and will feature a near gender-balanced program with a record number of women’s events.

By partnering with the largest event hosted in Italy in the next 20 years, Eni aims to reinforce its commitment to the country’s future and a more sustainable energy system. The company seeks to achieve a fair transition that creates long-term value, ensures access to clean energy for all, and contributes to greater environmental protection.

“The 2026 Winter Olympics, with three years to go, already sport several firsts,” stated Giuseppe Ricci, Eni’s Energy Evolution Chief Operating Officer, “and they are all in line with the values we are inspired by. From the circular economy, which inspires the decision to reuse mostly existing venues, to the use of our biofuels and our approach to gender diversity and inclusion. Our support will be geared towards making the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games more sustainable.”

“We are delighted,” said Giovanni MalagòPresident of the Milano Cortina 2026 Foundation and CONI, “that a player like Eni has decided to accompany the Milano Cortina 2026 Foundation in embracing the ambitious challenge of organizing a faultless edition of the Games. Three years away from 6th February 2026, the opening day of the Olympics, here is another valuable addition to our team and a boost of energy on the path to an event that will put us at the centre of the world’s attention.”

For Andrea VarnierCEO of the Milano Cortina 2026 Foundation, “Having a partner like Eni beside us represents, for the Organizing Committee and for the entire country, a testament to the great interest and anticipation felt by all Italians for the upcoming Games. We are proud to team up with a great company, which fully shares our values and invests according to the principles of decarbonization and promoting the national interest. It is a perfect match of intents while striving towards the same goal.”

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