Green Sports Alliance Summit

Save the date: June 2023!

  • About the Annual Summit
  • Why it Matters

“The 2022 Green Sports Alliance Summit theme of ‘Play to Zero’ focuses on positive environmental and social sustainability impact at the heart of our collective work globally in the sports and entertainment industry.”

Roger McClendon, Executive Director, Green Sports Alliance

“Absolutely amazing content throughout! Every organization prioritizing sustainability should plug in, learn, and contribute.”

Valerie Ryan, Associate Director, ESPN X Games

Environmental Leadership Award

Amongst prestigious sports greening awards and is given to an individual or organization that has demonstrated extraordinary leadership towards sustainability, environmental stewardship, and community engagement.

2022 Awardee: Timothy Leiweke

Timothy Leiweke with Oak View Group has led a transformative role in the development of Climate Pledge Arena with a sense of urgency and a commitment to zero. Thank you for your leadership, Timothy Leiweke, and your work in continuing to advance sustainable sports venues.

Play to Zero Innovation Awards

Celebrating innovations in sustainability as we move and commit to net-zero energy, water and waste in the sports industry.

2022 PTZ Champions

Play to Zero Water Champion

Mercedes-Benz Stadium: achieving 100% reduction, reuse, and offset of all water sources

Play to Zero Waste Champion

Mercedes-Benz Stadium: achieving more than 90% waste diversion rate

Target Field Events: achieving greater than 90% diversion rate

The Coliseum at the University of Southern California: achieving greater than 90% diversion rate

State Farm Arena: achieving greater than 90% diversion rate

Play to Zero Energy Champion

Wells Fargo Center: achieving 100% reduction and offset for all energy sources

Waste Champion

US Bank Stadium: having greater than 50% waste diversion rate.

Green Sports Alliance Champion

Lane Powell

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