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Dr. Allen Hershkowitz

Allen is the official Sustainability Advisor to the NBA Green program and serves as Environmental Science Advisor to the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Clippers and Major League Soccer.

Dr. Hershkowitz is widely acknowledged to have created the movement to leverage sports to promote sustainability and, as the world faces its greatest climate emergency, he serves on the Steering Committee of UNFCCC Sport for Climate Action Framework. He led the effort to create the US-based Green Sports Alliance as well as Sport and Sustainability International. He also created the environmental
program for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Oscars telecasts, as well as the environmental program for the Recording Academy’s GRAMMY Awards. In 2022 Dr. Hershkowitz was listed by Sports Business Journal among its short list of “Executives to Know in Sports Sustainability.”