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Amazon to Rename Seattle’s KeyArena ‘Climate Pledge Arena’

  • The overhauled arena will use reclaimed rainwater for ice
  • Arena’s developer looks to set ‘precedent others will follow’
Climate Pledge Arena Seattle Key Arena
Photographer: Amazon
Updated on Inc. bought the naming rights to Seattle’s KeyArena, the new home for the city’s expansion hockey team and the WNBA’s Seattle Storm, but the company isn’t putting its own name on it.

The venue will be called the Climate Pledge Arena, a nod to Amazon’s push to get companies to have net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. It unveiled the pledge last year, which requires businesses to reach the goal a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement.