top menu

Tag Archives | csr

IMG_6879

Stephen Curry & Golden State Warriors scoring points on the court and in #SportsBiz

A professional sports league is synonymous with its athletes. However, there are different scales for superstars and Stephen Curry stands out. He is an emphatic and intelligent player who has gone beyond local, regional and national status and become a face of the league and a proud athletic icon of not only the Bay Area […]

Continue Reading 0

Collective action towards a better world through sports – case of the German national team in football

Professional sport speaks a powerful voice in terms of shaping people’s opinions. Football is the world’s most popular sport and the global super stars of the game are dominant spokespersons and opinion leaders. Assisted by some of these super stars like Mesut Özil, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Toni Kroos, the German National Team featured in a […]

Continue Reading 0

Sports, strategic CSR and compelling storytelling

Today, the intersection between sports and business is a powerful way for corporations and other sports-related entities to place their resources while combining this investment with efforts of strategic CSR. Dick’s Sporting Goods presents a recent case example within this context in a new TV commercial, see video below. Through heartfelt storytelling, the sports brand […]

Continue Reading 0

Golf business and sponsorship – case: what brands control major golf tournaments?

When analyzing sponsorship representation in the finest tournaments in golf, categories like financial services, apparel, consumer technology, and transport come to mind as dominant forces, cf. figure 1 below. Digging deeper, it becomes evident that this pattern is associated with car manufacturers Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, IT corporation IBM, telecommunications provider AT&T, watchmakers Rolex and Omega, […]

Continue Reading 0

The FIFA World Cup is a powerful and transformative football party

In approximately one week, the FIFA World Cup will kick off in Brazil. This sporting mega-event will put a lot of challenges and interests in play. It is a football party with enormous dimensions. The global reach is massive and the football party’s emotional equity touches people from all corners of the world. The commercial […]

Continue Reading 0