Leveraging the cultural & market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live & play.

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Green Sports Alliance

The Green Sports Alliance leverages the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where people live and play. The GSA inspires professional sports leagues, sports governing bodies, colleges, teams, venues, their partners and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, safer chemicals and other environmentally preferable practices.

The Stadium Managers Association looks forward to working with the Green Sports Alliance on these common objectives of enhancing the efficient and sustainable operations of stadiums.

Joe Abernathy, St. Louis Cardinals, VP SMA, Green Sports Alliance Board Member

The Alliance has provided us with a network of professionals and the background necessary to make informed decisions about our greening efforts. Their accessibility makes them unique, while their passion is…inspiring.

Kevin Starkey, Anaheim Ducks

Our league prides itself on giving back to the communities that support our clubs, and enhancing the environment is an initiative that all of us at MLS support.

Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer

Enhancing the sustainability of professional sports is a worthy goal, and we wish the Green Sports Alliance great success.

Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the NFL

EPA commends the founding members of the Green Sports Alliance for recognizing the importance of protecting the environment and stepping up their green game.

Lisa P. Jackson, Former EPA Administrator

While the Rose Garden’s achievement of LEED Gold was a great first step for our industry, we still have work to do. As part of the Green Sports Alliance we can work with our partners to take it to the next level.

Larry Miller, Former President, Portland Trail Blazers

As a governor who has made the health of our environment a priority, I thank [the Alliance] for its work to reduce our environmental impact and its effort to motivate sports fans to take their own steps at home to protect our planet.

Christine Gregoire, Former Governor, State of Washington