Social Impact

What we do

Actively working to improve the lives of people around the world through the work of FIFA Foundation and our Social Responsibility programmes.

FIFA is working with governments, global and regional development agencies, human rights groups, international and local non-profit organisations and former players to promote a fairer, more equal society through football.

Goal 11: Make Football work for Society

FIFA implemented internal restructures and engaged in a range of joint projects with UN agencies as well as international and intergovernmental organisations to address global challenges.

What we do

FIFA Foundation

Helping to promote positive social change around the world and raise support for the recovery and reconstruction of damaged or destroyed sports infrastructure worldwide.


Over the past decade, FIFA has continued to strengthen its requirements and programmes related to environmental protection, encompassing issues such as climate change, waste management, recycling, sustainable construction and procurement.

Safeguarding and Child Protection

As a cornerstone of our commitment to safeguarding and child protection, FIFA launched the FIFA Guardians programme for member associations in July 2019. Find out more about our work in this area.

Human Rights & Anti-Discrimination

FIFA is committed to respecting all internationally recognised human rights and shall strive to promote the protection of these rights.

FIFA Legends

FIFA Legends brings together former top players and coaches from men's and women's football to promote and support football and its wider mission around the world.