The annual Earth Day Run had its beginnings in 2007 in Taiwan and have been growing in scale with a record of 20,000 participants in 2015 and in Taiwan, participation rates increased by 2,000 for the runs in Kaohsiung and New Taipei in the same year.Each year, the run supports a beneficiary that promotes environmental efforts and gives back to the environment through reforestation or funding sustainability tools. This year's event serves to protect our planet through renewable energy consumption, reducing plastics, and continued education on how to lower our carbon footprint.
As a reference to the yellow and the red card in the sporting world, the #WhiteCard allows you to demonstrate your support for the peace through sport movement in your part of the world. See how the #WhiteCard is inspiring incredible change through sport.
Peace and Sport delivers the April6 Initiative of the Year Award during the Peace and Sport Forum. This Award represents an important means of acknowledging the contributions of individuals and organizations promoting April6.