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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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The Gen2 car

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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SailGP Signs Sustainable Rope Manufacturer

SailGP has partnered with Marlow Ropes, a high-performance rope manufacturer, to include the company’s sustainable technology onboard the series’ race boats through 2022. Over the past two years, Marlow has improved its manufacturing process, focusing on sourcing sustainable and bio-based materials, reducing waste and lowering its carbon footprint. Under terms of the deal with the […]

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Amazon Buys Seattle Arena Naming Rights, Brands it ‘Climate Pledge Arena’

The home for the WNBA’s Seattle Storm and the city’s expansion National Hockey League team will be called Climate Pledge Arena after the naming rights for the venue were bought by Amazon. The announcement was made by Amazon and the Oak View Group, which is renovating the arena and owns the NHL expansion team that […]

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Surfing Rides Into New Venues

Surf’s up! Way up. The sport of Hawaiian royalty and classic Beach Boys tunes is ripping right now. Surfing is set to make its Olympics debut in Tokyo, joining baseball/softball, karate, climbing and skateboarding as the new sports in Tokyo. [Download our exclusive guide to finding the most creative sports event venues.] Meanwhile, applied wave science […]

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