Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Green Sports Alliance: Making Athletics more Sustainable
Sports are an incredibly powerful activity that garner the attention and interest of billions of people around the world. With this is mind the Green Sports Alliance strives to leverage the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities.
They inspire sports leagues, teams, venues, their partners and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, species preservation, safer chemicals and other environmentally preferable practices.
The Green Sport Alliance brings together venue operators, sports team executives and environmental scientists to develop more sustainable practices in sport. Their collaborative approach has generated innovative and cost competitive solutions.
The Green Sports Alliance was conceived and founded by the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Sounders FC, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Storm, Vancouver Canucks and the Natural Resources Defense Council with support from Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Green Building Services and Milepost Consulting.
Click here to download the Green Sports Alliance Summit highlights (pdf) or here for more information.
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