The NBA is committed to promoting environmental sustainability in the communities where we live, learn, work and play. Through NBA Green and the power of basketball, the NBA will continue to inspire our fans and partners to minimize environmental impacts and help activate broader industry and societal progress.

Our Impact

As part of the UN Sport for Climate Action Framework, we aspire to reduce our carbon footprint by 50% by 2030.


Miles the league reduced its team aviation impacts for the 2022-23 NBA season.


April 2023: Launched NBA Arena Sustainability Task Force with all NBA arenas.


Reduced plastic bottles by 80% in our offices.


NBA Green is focused on the following key impact areas: 1) Eco-Data Collection, Tracking & Impact Reductions; 2) Environmental Justice & Climate Justice and 3) Education & Awareness.

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NBA Green Partners

  • Arbor Day Foundation

  • Clever Carbon

  • Delivering Good

  • Goodr

  • Green Sports Alliance

  • National Parks Conservation Association

  • NEEF

  • NRDC

  • Sport & Sustainability International

  • Student Conservation Association

  • The Cool Down

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