Green Sports Alliance Summit
June 26-28, 2023 | In partnership with Oak View Group and Climate Pledge Arena hosted at Seattle Center Campus in Seattle, WA
The 2023 Green Sports Alliance Summit in partnership with Oak View Group will be hosted in Seattle, Washington at Seattle Center Campus and Climate Pledge Arena on June 26-28! For the 12th Annual Summit, we’re bringing together stakeholders in the sports and entertainment industry as we move toward collaborative climate action.
Day Zero (6/26): Local Venue Sustainability Tours and Community Impact Event
Day One (6/27) & Day Two (6/28): 75+ speakers, 40+ main stage sessions, breakout and roundtable discussions, networking, innovation center, and excellent food. Rounding out the event with our Play to Zero and Environmental Leadership Awards Ceremony.
Together, we are Playing for the Next Generation!
Early Bird Registration is now live! Please click here to Register for the 2023 Green Sports Alliance Summit at 50% off full-ticket price.
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The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the largest and most influential gathering for the sports community to unite around sustainability. The event brings together hundreds of industry stakeholders to learn and share better practices and the latest innovations in greening operations, advancing the supply chain and engaging fans.Why it Matters
The sports industry is uniquely positioned to make a large-scale impact on the most pressing environmental and social issues that our world faces, by decreasing the carbon footprint of many of our largest public spaces and mobilizing communities to take action. The Summit seeks to highlight better practices for enhancing performance and fostering a dialogue with stakeholders and fans about environmental stewardship and social justice.
The 11th Annual 2022 Green Sports Alliance Summit, “Play to Zero” brought together leaders in sports and sustainability, along with sustainability leaders from other industries and sectors to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best-in-class solutions and innovations for the next decade.
Environmental Leadership AwardAmongst 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 AwardsCelebrating 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
US Bank Stadium: having greater than 50% waste diversion rate.
Green Sports Alliance Champion
2022 Summit Photos
Interested in our past Summits? Click on our Event Reports to learn more.