AEG Launches #GOGREEN Challenge to Support Earth Month
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In support of Earth Month, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, today launched the “#GOGREEN Challenge,” a month-long social media campaign that urges people to calculate their carbon footprint and then take action by conserving more, using less and recycling.
Launching today, the campaign encourages employees and fans to visit www.aeggogreen.com, view AEG’s “1EARTH” sustainability video, learn how to lessen their environmental impact by taking the “#GOGREEN Challenge,” and ask others to join the movement by sharing the #GOGREEN Pledge via Facebook and Twitter using the hashtags #AEG1EARTH and #GOGREEN.
The program underscores AEG’s belief that it has an opportunity to use the power of sports and music to create significant, positive change in the world. Now, in its second decade of operation, AEG 1EARTH, the company’s industry leading sustainability program, focuses on reducing its environmental footprint with regards to greenhouse gas emissions, water conservation and waste reduction and raising public awareness about important issues facing the industry, communities and planet.
AEG’s Vice President of Energy and Environment, John Marler stated, “Sustainability is increasingly informing consumers’ purchasing habits and behaviors. Because everyone plays a role in sustainability, this campaign aims to empower people to learn what they can do to reduce their carbon footprint. Conserving our planet’s resources is a shared endeavor, that not only touches all levels of our organization, but all people in all corners of the globe. Only by working together can we improve the health of our planet.”
To learn more about AEG 1EARTH, please visit www.aegworldwide.com.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, AEG is the world's leading sports and live entertainment company. With offices on five continents, AEG operates in the following business segments: AEG Facilities, which is affiliated with or owns, manages or consults with more than 120 preeminent arenas, stadiums, theaters, clubs and convention centers around the world including The O2 Arena, the Sprint Center and the Mercedes-Benz Arenas; AEG Presents, which is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music and special events and world-renowned festivals; AEG Real Estate, which develops world-class venues, as well as major sports and entertainment districts like STAPLES Center and L.A. LIVE; AEG Sports, which is the world's largest operator of sports franchises and high-profile sporting events; and AEG Global Partnerships, which oversees worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships including naming rights, premium seating and other strategic partnerships. Through its worldwide network of venues, portfolio of powerful sports and music brands and its integrated entertainment districts, AEG entertains more than 100 million guests annually. More information about AEG can be found at www.aegworldwide.com.