Green Sports Alliance 2016 Environmental Innovators of the Year Awards

The Green Sports Alliance is excited to present the first Environmental Innovators of the Year Awards at the 2016 Summit in Houston.

The Environmental Innovators of the Year Awards recognize Green Sports Alliance member teams, venues, events or universities for their excellence in advancing the sports greening movement. Winners of the Innovators of the Year Award are those members that truly embody sports greening across their organization and operations, implementing projects that not only reduce environmental impact but encourage staff, fans, and players to do the same.

2015 Environmental Leadership Award Ceremony Left to Right: Green Sports Alliance COO, Justin Zeulner; Chair of Green Sports Alliance, Scott Jenkins; President of the New York Yankees, Randy Levine; Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball, Allan H. (Bud) Selig; Legendary former MLB player and former New York Yankees Manager, Joe Torre; Yankees Vice President of Stadium Operations, Doug Behar and President of Green Sports Alliance Allen Hershkowitz

2015 Environmental Leadership Award Ceremony
Left to Right: Green Sports Alliance Executive Director, Justin Zeulner; Chair of Green Sports Alliance, Scott Jenkins; President of the New York Yankees, Randy Levine; Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball, Allan H. (Bud) Selig; Legendary former MLB player and former New York Yankees Manager, Joe Torre; Yankees Vice President of Stadium Operations, Doug Behar and President of Green Sports Alliance Allen Hershkowitz

An Innovators of the Year Award will be given to one Green Sports Alliance member in each of the following categories: NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL, Collegiate, and Other Events and Leagues. Below is the complete list of finalists.

The winner of each category will be announced at the Green Sports Celebration in Houston on Wednesday, June 29th at BBVA Compass Stadium.

To register for the Summit and purchase tickets for the Celebration, please visit summit.greensportsalliance.org.

2016 Innovators of the Year Awards Finalists

  • NFL
    • Atlanta Falcons/Mercedes Benz Stadium
    • Philadelphia Eagles/Lincoln Financial Field
    • San Francisco 49ers/Levi’s Stadium
  • NBA
    • Miami Heat/American Airlines Arena
    • Portland Trail Blazers/Moda Center
    • Sacramento Kings/Golden 1 Center
  • MLB
    • Boston Red Sox/Fenway Park
    • San Francisco Giants/ AT&T Park
    • Seattle Mariners/Safeco Field
  • NHL
    • Minnesota Wild/Xcel Energy Center
    • Tampa Bay Lightning/Amalie Arena
    • Vancouver Canucks/Rogers Arena
  • MLS
    • Houston Dynamo & Houston Dash/BBVA Compass Stadium
    • Portland Timbers/Providence Park
    • San Jose Earthquakes/Avaya Stadium
  • Collegiate
    • Ohio State University
    • University of Colorado Boulder
    • University of Florida
  • Other Events and Leagues
    • Sacramento River Cats
    • Super Bowl 50
    • US Open Tennis Championships
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