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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Collegiate Game Changers

Collegiate Game Changers

The collegiate sports greening success stories featured in this report provide valuable lessons for all campus departments and other organizations, whether they are directly involved with the sports industry or not, highlighting what sports departments, students, venues, and championship events are doing to protect our planet and educate their fans. Collegiate Game Changers demonstrates the many benefits of greening sports, including cutting costs, enhancing university brands, strengthening community ties, developing new sponsorship opportunities, and providing a healthier workout environment. Each campus case study explains (1) what motivated the campus sports department(s) to implement more environmentally preferable practices; (2) how each program got its start; (3) challenges each school faced, tactics used to surmount them, and ongoing issues still being addressed; and (4) important lessons from the field as departments implemented their green initiatives.


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