BREAKING: CAC Wins Beyond Sport ‘Global Impact of the Year’ Award
September 13, 2018. Breaking News: Coaches Across Continents, the Global Leader in Creating Legacies, was awarded the Global Impact of the Year Award from Beyond Sport for the WhatsYourLegacy? campaign. CAC is the only three-time winner of the Beyond Sport Awards. Previously CAC was recognized as winners in the Best New Project (2009) and Corporate of the Year (2014).
“I’m humbled and honored for CAC to be recognized with the Global Impact of the Year award from Beyond Sport. I want to thank our current and past staff, donors, boards, global citizens, partners, and local leaders for their commitment to using sport to create social change globally.”
~Nick Gates, Founder and Global Strategist
Now celebrating our tenth anniversary with #CAC10, Coaches Across Continents Creates Legacies based on the UN SDGs by partnering with corporations, foundations, governments, and community-based organizations to create Education Outside the Classroom programming. Our work in 56 countries impacts 16 million children and addresses 10 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We were joined by 11 different implementing partners at the awards. Over 25% of the Beyond Sport shortlisted finalists were CAC partners, demonstrating the clear impact that CAC has in the world of Sport for Development and peace on 6 continents, as well as the wide-range of social issues we address impacting 10 of the UN SDGs.
The Global Impact of the Year Award was presented in the One World Observatory of One World Trade Center in New York City. Accepting the award was CAC Founder Nick Gates, Sustainability Strategist Adam Burgess, and ASK for Choice Strategist Nora Dooley.
This week has been an eventful one for Coaches Across Continents. CEO Suskiewicz is in Kuala Lumpur speaking at the Asian Football Confederation’s Social Responsibility Conference and Dream Asia Awards in CAC’s role as their Official Social Responsibility Partner.
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