Formula E at COP26: Special livery unveiled for the planet's favourite sport

For the final night at COP26, ABB FIA Formula E World Championship unveiled a special edition livery that acts as a physical representation of creating a planet that can flourish and thrive, as we race for a better future.

In a point made by Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle on our COP26 panel on Wednesday, the Championship was the first sport to be "founded with purpose at its core" and this special livery is an embodiment of the series' sustainability message.

The special edition car tells a story across the body of the Gen2 machine, as the livery represents the change in the natural ecosystem. At the nose of the car there are drought conditions and a cracked baron landscape. However, as always with Formula E, it’s a message of hope and optimism, as the livery flows down the car you see the landscape restoring itself, transforming into flourishing rain forests and a thriving ocean.

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Formula E's always been first when it comes to striving for sustainability in motorsport - and in sport as a whole. The championship was the first motorsport series to achieve third-party ISO 20121 certification in 2016, the world’s first sport to achieve a net zero carbon footprint since inception, and the first sport to join the Science Based Targets initiative as well as the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5°C commitment.

Take a look at the full list of the series' reports and recognitions to see just how Formula E has led and continues to lead the way in driving positive change and sustainability in sport.