Amazon wins naming rights to Seattle sports arena, will name it Climate Pledge Arena

Amazon wins naming rights to Seattle sports arena, will name it Climate Pledge Arena
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter meets with Jeff Bezos, May 5, 2016 by DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz (Released) is licensed under Wikimedia Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Amazon has purchased the naming rights to Seattle's KeyArena, which is undergoing a major renovation in preparation for becoming home to an expansion NHL franchise and the WNBA's Storm.

But Amazon did not fight to win the bid in order to slap their name on the building. The new arena will be named Climate Pledge Arena.

The Climate Pledge is an initiative that calls on individuals and companies to adopt carbon-neutral practices and policies as laid out by the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of last year.

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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter meets with Jeff Bezos, May 5, 2016 by DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz (Released) is licensed under Wikimedia Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

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