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Roger McClendon: Green Sports Alliance

Season 2, Ep. 3

Roger McClendon is always near the top: he finished as the second all-time scorer for the University of Cincinnati men’s basketball’s team, behind only Oscar Robertson, became Yum! Brands’ first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer, and now leads the Green Sports Alliance, a national organization promoting sustainability in sports. 


Roger’s talent and leadership has taken him from hardwood courts to boardrooms, leaving behind a trail of success and positive impact. Our conversation bridges his career path, the power of sports, the need for sustainability, and so much more.

 

If you’re itching for some basketball between March Madness and the NBA Playoffs, look no further: it’s live on all major podcasting platforms. Listen now! 


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Episode Highlights:

0:00: Background and Basketball

5:55: Early Career and Yum! Brands

11:11: Sustainability 

15:49: Green Sports Alliance

24:26: Sports and Community

29:37: The Future 


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