MLS WORKS | Greener Goals

MLS WORKS | Greener Goals

Major League Soccer and its clubs are committed to environmental sustainability.  We want to know if you are scoring GREENER GOALS?  Here are some ways to GREENER your GOALS all year long!



GREENER GOALS aims to support the environment by undertaking community initiatives in partnership with our clubs and educating the soccer community about the importance of environmental sustainability.

MLS WORKS GREENER GOALS helps to identify ways to reduce our carbon footprint and raise awareness about environmental issues throughout the soccer community. The greening of our game will encourage MLS clubs, players, partners and fans to create a cleaner, healthier environment.

Earth Day Canada

Earth Day Canada (EDC), a national environmental charity, provides Canadians with the practical knowledge and tools they need to support a healthier environment. EDC educates, empowers and inspires Canadians, of all ages and backgrounds, to achieve local solutions to improve the state of the environment through year-round and award-winning programs.

The success of EDC programs - focused on education, action, recognition and financial support - lies in the way they teach Canadians about simple, easy-to-accomplish actions that any person can do.

Check out EDC's Top 10 Easy Actions that are better for the environment here.

Learn more about EDC's 2014 campaign's for kids, classrooms and schools (Act for the Planet) and for youth, adults, families and businesses (Make it Count for Earth Day). For more resources in Canada and to learn more about Earth Day Canada, visit

Green Sports Alliance

MLS WORKS is a member of the Green Sports Alliance, a nonprofit organization that leverages the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live and play. 

The Alliance does so by inspiring sports leagues, teams, venues, their partners and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, species preservation, safer chemicals and other environmentally preferable practices.

Alliance members currently represent nearly 300 sports teams and venues, including 6 MLS Clubs and their respective venues, from 20 different sports leagues and 14 countries.

Find out more at and follow the conversation on Twitter at @SportsAlliance and #GreenSports.

Discover a better way to play and register for the 2015 Green Sports Alliance Summit


NRDC Green Tips

MLS WORKS has partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for all League environmental messaging and consulting for stadium and office operations in the U.S.  For more information on how we reduce our environmental footprint, please visit

Here are some Greening Tips for home, work, on the road and around the holidays brought to you by the National Resources Defense Council:


For more information on saving energy at home, visit