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Pac-12 Team Green to host June 24 webinar on lessons in environmental & social sustainability learned from COVID-19

May 21, 2020
Presented by Footprint, featured speakers include Natalie Chou, Herm Edwards, Elijah Hicks and Bill Walton
 
SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 today announced that its sustainability platform, Pac-12 Team Green, will host "A Future we can all Believe in: Lessons from COVID-19," a virtual webinar on June 24, 2020 focused on lessons in environmental and social sustainability learned from the global pandemic. Presented by Footprint, the webinar will take place via multiple sessions and will examine how the current pandemic experience can inform pillars of environmental justice and social justice.

 

A Future We Can All Believe In: Lessons From COVID-19

Registration for the event is available for no cost at Pac-12.com/sustainability. Hosted by Pac-12 Networks Mike Yam, featured speakers will include:
 
  • Natalie Chou, UCLA student-athlete
  • Herm Edwards, Arizona State head football coach
  • Elijah Hicks, Cal student-athlete
  • Maya McClendon, former Arizona State student-athlete and CEO and founder of Sports Metaphor
  • Roger McClendon, Green Sports Alliance executive director
  • Paul Slovic, University of Oregon professor of psychology
  • Bill Walton, NBA legend & Pac-12 Team Green Champion
Session topics for the webinar on June 24 will include:
 
  • 11 a.m. PT – Introduction from Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott 
  • 11 – 11:45 a.m. PTTeam with a capital “T” - Navigating COVID-19, featuring Herm Edwards
  • 1 – 1:45 p.m. PTSpotlight on Athlete Activism, featuring Natalie Chou and Elijah Hicks
  • 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. PTBehavior and Climate Change, featuring Maya McClendon, Roger McClendon and Paul Slovic
  • 4 – 4:30 p.m. PTClosing Reception with Pac-12 Team Green Champion Bill Walton & Friends
More information on the webinar, including registration details, is available at Pac-12.com/sustainability.
 

Pac-12 Sustainability Conference Postponed

Originally scheduled for June 23-24, 2020 at the University of Utah, the Pac-12 also recently announced that its annual sustainability conference has been postponed. Additional information regarding a new date, schedule and location for the in-person event will be announced at a later time.