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Annie Horn

As a Director of Social Responsibility & Sustainability for the NBA, Annie oversees social impact platforms and partnerships across the NBA and its affiliate leagues. Annie leads NBA Green – the league’s environmental sustainability platform. Under her leadership, the NBA has implemented a tracking and mitigation program focused on reducing greenhouse gas impacts as well as environmental awareness campaigns and programs for venues, partners, teams, colleagues, and fans. Annie launched the league’s internal Green Working Group, growing to represent 29 internal departments with collaboration across all 18 of the NBA’s international offices. She led the NBA in becoming the first professional sports league in North America to sign the UN Sport For Climate Action Framework, spearheaded the NBA’s first baseline carbon footprint analysis in 2022 for scopes 1, 2, and 3, and led the public disclosure of the league’s findings. Annie frequently speaks on the NBA’s sustainability efforts at industry leadership events, including at SXSW, the UN Goals House, Sport Positive and the Carbon Newbie Summit.