McKinstry recently partnered with the Green Sports Alliance on a playbook for sports and entertainment venues
Each year, the global sports community comes together on October 6 to recognize Green Sports Day. Now in its 8th year, the day has served as an opportunity to champion sustainability action in the sports world.
McKinstry is committed to accelerating energy efficiency and decarbonization efforts through collaboration. Earlier this year, McKinstry joined the Green Sports Alliance (GSA) as a Play to Zero® Partner and a Gold Level Sponsor of their 2023 Summit hosted at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, which brought together international partners, industry leaders, and advocates dedicated to driving positive environmental and social change in the sports and entertainment industries. In partnership with GSA, McKinstry also recently co-authored a “Building For The Next Generation” Playbook on zero-carbon design-build focused on the journey to zero for sports and entertainment venues and highlighting some of the most sustainable sports and entertainment venues in the U.S., complete with details of how they are transforming their communities and the planet.
Buildings contribute nearly 40% of total global energy-related carbon emissions, and through investments in sustainability sports and entertainment venues are playing a leading role in promoting positive change. Together, we can build a thriving planet.
About 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 Green Sports Alliance convenes professional sports leagues, sports governing bodies, colleges, teams, venues, their partners, and millions of fans around meaningful change toward a more sustainable future. Through the Play to Zero® program, it leads the embrace of renewable energy, waste diversion, water efficiency, and environmentally preferable practices. Through its marquee event greening division, The Green Sports Alliance delivers best-in-class sustainable productions to minimize environmental impacts and maximize community legacies, driving scalability and replications across the industry. The Green Sports Alliance is committed to sharing best practices, visit greensportsalliance.org for more information.