Consistent with its reputation as the "Conference of Champions," the Pac-12 is the first collegiate sports conference to convene a high level symposium focused entirely on integrating sustainability into college athletics and across college campuses.
In the pioneering spirit of the West Coast, the Pac-12 and each of its member universities are proud members of the Green Sports Alliance - making the Pac-12 the only major NCAA conference to unify in support of sustainability through such focused action.
All of the Pac-12 athletic departments have committed to measuring their environmental performance, developing strategies and goals to reduce their impact, monitoring their progress, and engaging fans and communities in greener practices. The Pac-12 is committed to using the power of sport to promote healthy, sustainable practices to its campus communities and among Pac-12 fans.
This inaugural Pac-12 Sustainability Conference signals an elevated approach to enhancing sustainability efforts within collegiate athletics departments, designing new collective initiatives, and sharing best practices to transform college sports into a platform for environmental progress.
Sustainability and athletics professionals from universities nationwide will convene at the nation's greenest arena, the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, on June 26, to help the Pac-12 reach the next level of sports sustainability.
Pac-12 Sustainability Conference is being held in conjunction with the 2017 Green Sports Alliance Summit on June, 27-29. The theme for the 2017 Summit is "PLAY GREENER: Engaging Fans, Athletes & Communities", focused on mobilizing members and partners to bring about positive environmental and social impact across their fan-base and surrounding communities. Main stage sessions will prepare green sports stakeholders to leverage their influence by collaborating with athletes and engaging fans and communities inside and outside of sports venues to create measurable and lasting change. Click here to register at a special Pac-12 rate.
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