- Multi-year deal will see organizations donate $120,000 annually to sustainability-focused nonprofits as part of the Club’s Vibrancy through Sustainability community pillar
- First-year donations totaling $120,000 will be made for Central TexasNonprofit TreeFolks and the Clean Air Force of Central Texas
- In addition to $120,000 Year One donations, Austin FC and Atlas will invest in carbon offsets through TheGoodTraveler.org to offset emissions resulting from team air travel in 2022
AUSTIN, TX, June 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Austin FC today announced Atlas Technology Group LLC (Atlas) as the official club partner. Atlas, an international organization that powers the Web 3.0 ecosystem, and the Club have entered into a multi-year agreement.
Headlining the partnership, Austin FC and Atlas will donate a total of $120,000 to Clean Air Force from Central Texas and TreeFolks as part of the Club’s Vibrancy through Sustainability community pillar. The $120,000 the annual commitment to support sustainability initiatives will represent a substantial part of Atlas’ overall investment as a partner.
Austin FC and Atlas are also purchasing carbon offsets through TheGoodTraveler.org to help eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by helping to offset the more than 35,000 miles of planned round-trip air travel for road trips in the United States. ‘Austin FC in 2022.
“The Web 3.0 ecosystem continues to make progress in its mission to achieve sustainability goals, and with today’s announcement, Austin FC and Atlas are proud to show the importance of making lasting commitments that have a positive impact on those around us,” said the club president. Andy Loughnane.
With an innovative Business-to-Protocol model, Atlas offers Web 3.0 infrastructure products and services, including staking, validation, computing, storage, networking, and other software and hardware services that drive business evolution of Web 3.0. The company currently operates in Asia, Europethe Middle Eastand North America including his office at Austin.
“The world of Web 3.0 is constantly changing. Partnering with organizations like Austin Football Club shows the impact Web 3.0 will have on all aspects of the entertainment industry,” said Atlas Founder and President. . Raymond Yuan. “It is essential that these agreements put sustainability first and continue to create pathways for a cleaner planet.”
Together, Austin FC and Atlas are announcing two (2) new initiatives that are part of Austin FC’s Vibrancy through Sustainability community pillar and ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability at the stadium, club and city level.
First, Austin FC and Atlas contribute $20,000 in 2022 to the Clean Air Force of Central Texas, and the Club is committed as a corporate partner. This contribution will allow the Clean Air Force to purchase and install 12 additional PM2.5 sensors in Central Texas schools, expand participation of clean air partners, increase public awareness of air pollution, and provide ongoing programmatic support.
Second, Austin FC and Atlas contribute $100,000 in 2022 to TreeFolks to support their Central Texas Floodplain Reforestation Program (CTFRP), which plants 50,000 to 65,000 trees per year on public and private lands in the 100-year-old floodplain to mitigate the impacts of climate change. climatic. This contribution will help the TreeFolks continue vital reforestation work by planting approximately 50 acres in at least seven (7) Central Texas counties over the coming year, while continuing to manage 170 acres of newly planted land to ensure maximum carbon sequestration. These 50 acres of newly planted trees will sequester over 5,330 metric tons of carbon per year.
In addition to these initiatives, which will reinforce the club’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, Q2 Stadium was also recently honored with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the US Green Building Council.
Featuring 134 solar panels, eight acres of green space, electric vehicle chargers and a newly installed reusable ship policy that limits single-use plastics, Q2 Stadium also includes more than 70 strategically placed eco-stations which allow the collection of compost and recycling. , facilitating the club’s commitment to waste diversion. In 2021, Austin FC fans diverted 71% of all waste produced at Q2 Stadium.
To learn more about Atlas, visit https://www.atlasweb3.io/.
About Austin FC
Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as 27th in the leaguee club in January 2019. Austin FC officially began competing in MLS in April 2021 and played their first home game on June 19, 2021in the new, financed 100% by the private sector, $260 millionstate-of-the-art Q2 stadium in Austin.
Austin FC operates the Austin FC Academy, the fully funded development academy that represents the highest level of competition for elite youth football players in Central Texaswhile serving as an exclusive development pathway to MLS for the region’s most talented young players.
Based at SingaporeAtlas is a global infrastructure-group as a service driving the evolution of Web 3.0 – the next phase of the Internet. The company offers a wide range of value-added services including application-specific computing, node infrastructure, networking, hardware, API support and storage for the Web 3.0 ecosystem.
Atlas is committed to being a leading global provider of next-generation Web 3.0 infrastructure that champions sustainable growth, green energy adoption, energy use efficiency, and stability to drive the evolution of Web 3.0.
Atlas operates in North America, Asia and Europe with plans to expand into other regions. It is one of the largest application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) companies in the world.
As a strong believer in sustainable growth, Atlas aims to adopt 100% clean energy to power our IT operations by 2024.
SOURCEAtlas Technology Group LLC