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@pdxtrailblazers joined @CeresNews Business for Innovative #Climate and #Energy #Policy Coalition!

The Portland Trail Blazers today became the first professional sports franchise to stand up publicly for comprehensive energy and climate policies in the U.S. by joining BICEP - Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy - a coalition of consumer brands organized by Boston-based Ceres. Along with 20 consumer brand giants that include Nike, eBay, Levi Strauss & Co. and Starbucks, the Trail Blazers are joining other business-world advocates for what they have long been working on outside the public eye -- the team has built sustainable practices into their own business model and operations for some time. “Being one of the leaders in sustainable initiatives among professional sports franchises is something we take great pride in,” said Trail Blazers President Larry Miller. “I encourage all major sports teams to join us in utilizing our position as high-profile business...

Full article: http://www.ceres.org/press/press-releases/portland-trail-...

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