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Stories & Beer: Sustainability and the 50th NFL Super Bowl


We hosted our monthly Stories and Beer Fireside Chat on November 18th at the Impact HUB San Francisco – and online via web cam. 

Few things short of religion capture as many people’s attention as major sporting events - with the National Football League's Super Bowl being amongst the greatest spectacles of them all.  In 2016, the Super Bowl will celebrate it’s 50th anniversary at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and the team is already preparing to celebrate.  A well thought-out strategy to “green” the event is underway and, perhaps more importantly, fans are now invited into a sustainability conversation like never before.

Our special guest at this Fireside Chat, Neill Duffy was Co-Chair of the Sustainability Sub Committee and Sustainability Advisor to the Super Bowl 50 host committee! Here's a recap of our conversation.

About Neill Duffy:

Neill has expertise and experience in the international sports and entertainment business gained at the highest level over the last 25 years. During this time, Neill has worked on both the agency and property side of the business and has held a number of executive leadership positions including that of President Octagon Worldwide EMEA . He has consulted to many major global brands in the financial services, automotive, retail and telecommunications sectors and worked across many major international sports events including the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, Formula One, IAAF and America’s Cup. Neill also has big event bid experience having been on the bid team for both the Cape Town 2004 Olympic Bid and San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Bid.

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Marissa is the Owner of Climate Social, LLC. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Mizzou and a master's in environmental studies from UPenn. 

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