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Atlanta’s State Farm Arena Earns Zero Waste Certification

State Farm Arena in Atlanta, home of the Hawks, has been awarded TRUE Platinum certification from Green Business Certification, Inc., a sustainability and health certification and credentialing body. State Farm Arena is now the first sports and live entertainment venue in the world to receive TRUE certification. Since May 2021, the venue has consistently diverted […]

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Oak View Group Launches OVG360 Brand

Oak View Group has rebranded its OVG Facilities division after its recent acquisition of Spectra and renamed the division OVG360. The new brand will also launch a sustainability initiative aimed at giving advice to venues on how to better combat climate change. Along with its clients that includes arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, […]

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McEnroe Brothers Heading to Antarctica for Ocean Conservation Tennis Exhibition

Tennis legends John and Patrick McEnroe will play the first ever exhibition match in Antarctica as part of a two-week cruise voyage in support of raising funds and awareness for ocean conservation. The expedition, February 22 through March 5, 2022, is curated for an intimate group of tennis aficionados and guests will have the opportunity […]

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Fans going to the Footprint Center for Phoenix Suns and Mercury games will have food served in Footprint’s biodegradable, compostable, and recyclable solutions as well as educational points about the positive impact of making a switch from single-use plastics in their everyday lives.

Home of Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury Rebranded as Footprint Center

The Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury have announced a long-term partnership with Footprint, a material science company, that includes naming rights and product integration within the team’s downtown Phoenix arena. The Footprint Center will host fans for Suns and Mercury games with food served in Footprint’s biodegradable, compostable and recyclable products. The venue will also […]

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New York City, Vancouver on Formula E Schedule for 2022

Formula E and the FIA have released the provisional calendar for the 2022 Formula E World Championship, featuring three new locations: Vancouver, British Columbia; Cape Town, South Africa; and Seoul South Korea. The schedule will also once again feature races in New York in July 2022. As part of a record 16-race season spanning 12 […]

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Paris 2024 Aims for Climate Positive Games

The organizers of the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris have set a goal of becoming the first climate positive Games, pledging to prevent and reduce all greenhouse gas emissions linked to the event. The organizing committee’s Board of Directors has approved the strategy, which will seek to reduce CO2 emissions and offset any residual […]

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SailGP Seeking Cities with Environmental Focus

The SailGP racing series has launched a bid process for its third season that will require potential hosts to agree to environmental principles that coincide with the goals of the series. To be considered as a host, potential hosts will have to sign the league’s Climate Action Charter and commit to two environmental impact projects: […]

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The new signage for Climate Pledge Arena atop the iconic roof of the venue adds to the downtown lights in Seattle. (Photo courtesy of Climate Pledge Arena)

Climate Pledge Arena Combines Sports With Sustainability

Building any new major sports venue would be a time-consuming task potentially fraught with issues during the best of times. Working on a nearly $1 billion renovation to a local landmark during a pandemic would appear to be even more challenging. Instead, the good-as-new Climate Pledge Arena is on track to host one of the […]

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Division III School in Maine Opens $200 Million Athletics Center

Several sports-related investments in state of Maine will result in new and improved sports venues, including the recent opening of a $200 million athletics and recreation center at Colby College in the city of Waterville. The Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center is a 350,000-square-foot building that will become one of the most advanced Division […]

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Formula E Invests in Electric Rally Car Series

Formula E has become a minority shareholder in Extreme E, a new off-road motorsport series that will see electric SUVs competing in remote ecosystems around the world. The two racing series are united in a goal to counteract climate change by accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles. The natural alliance has now been formalized by […]

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