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Green Sports Alliance Summit

  • 06/19/2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • 06/20/2019
  • 4:30 PM
  • Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

Green Sports Alliance Summit

Lincoln Financial Field- Home of the Philadelphia Eagles

June 19-20, 2019

The leadership team at the Green Sports Alliance would like to invite you and the Society of Women Environmental Professionals to attend and partner with the Green Sports Alliance Summit coming up on June 19-20, 2019 at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles. Our 2019 Summit theme is Playing for the Next Generation to make a renewed commitment to future generations through exciting new initiatives that leverage the immense cultural influence of sports to make positive change. Our theme sets the stage for two and a half days of inclusive and engaging Summit events with leaders from the sports industry and will offer tangible takeaways to further promote healthy and sustainable communities where we live and play.

The Alliance inspires professional sports leagues, college conferences, sports governing bodies, colleges, teams, venues, their partners and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, safer chemicals and other environmentally preferable practices. Alliance members represent over 600 sports teams and venues from 15 sports leagues in 14 countries.

Our Summit Program is available here and via our latest program announcement/news release. View our sports sustainability leaders that will be at the Summit on our 2019 Speakers page.

2019 Keynote/Plenary Speakers:

o    James F. Kenney | Mayor, City of Philadelphia

o    Don Smolenski | President, Philadelphia Eagles                        

o    Federico Addiechi | Head of Sustainability & Diversity, FIFA                              

o    Nick Igdalsky | CEO, Pocono Raceway and Director, The Mattioli Foundation                               

o    Cyrus Wadia | Former Vice President, Nike and Assistant Director, The White House

o    Melanie LeGrande | Vice President, Social Responsibility, Major League Baseball                                   

o    Jan Greenberg | Vice President, Social Responsibility, Major League Soccer                              

o    Heather Vaughan | Vice President, Marketing, Pac-12 Conference                                

o    Lauren Tracy | Director of Strategic Initiatives, United States Tennis Association                                   

o    Kyle Lierman | CEO, When We All Vote & Former White House Policy Advisor

o    Ryan Mundy | Founder of SWZLE, Former NFL Player, Pittsburgh Steelers

o    Bill Reed | Principal, Integrative Design, Inc. and Regenesis  

o    Mustafa Santiago Ali | Co-Host, Hip Hop Caucus’ “Think 100% – The Coolest Show on Climate Change”                                                                                       


2019 Program Features/Main Stage:

o    Tours - Phillies/Citizens Bank Park, Wells Fargo Center and Lincoln Financial Field

o    Environmental Leadership Awards

o    Local Leadership and Regional Showcase

o    Corporate Sustainability Leadership: Propelling Sports Through Private Sector Innovation

o    Beyond the Ballpark: The Role of Sports in Environmental Justice Reform

o    Women, Sports & Environment - Coaching for Culture: Youth Experiences for the Next Generation, Today

o    The Role of Sport in Civic Engagement and Sustainability Policy            

o    Athletes Plenary - How Athletes are Using Their Role Model Status to Positively Influence Next Generation

Confirm As A 2019 Community Partner
As an integral part of our Summit, Green Sports Alliance Community Partners are value-aligned organizations that help us broaden the reach of the Alliance and the advancement of the sports greening movement. Through mutually-beneficial, cross-promotional partnerships, non-profit, government agency and mission-aligned community partners help promote the annual Summit by sharing valuable opportunities and discounted rates to attend with their networks by collaboration with our organization. Learn more here.

Questions & to Register: https://greensportsalliance.org/summit/summit-program/

Ericka Nelson

Green Sports Alliance Summit


*This event is not hosted or affiliated by SWEP but is shared as an event for the benefit of our community.

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