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Sphere Entertainment Co.

Our Opinion

Sphere Entertainment Co. is listed among companies exploiting animals by incorporating them into their entertainment offerings and food services. Specifically, the company is known for hosting professional bull riding events, which subject bulls to stressful and often harmful conditions to entertain audiences. Additionally, Sphere Entertainment Co. serves food and beverages at their facilities that include meat, dairy, and eggs, further contributing to the exploitation of animals.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in its annual report that they promote variety of entertainment experiences, including professional bull riding events.

“Our Company also promotes, produces and/or presents a broad array of other live sporting events, including professional boxing, college basketball, college hockey, professional bull riding, mixed martial arts, esports and wrestling. Many of these events are among the most popular in our history and are perennial highlights on our annual calendar, as well as some of The Garden’s longest-running associations.” (Page 7) Read the full document

Company Description

Sphere Entertainment Co. engages in the entertainment business. It produces, presents, or hosts various live entertainment events, including concerts, family shows, and special events, as well as sporting events, such as professional boxing, college basketball and hockey, professional bull riding, mixed martial arts, and esports and wrestling in its venues, including The Garden, Hulu Theater, Radio City Music Hall, and the Beacon Theatre in New York City; and The Chicago Theatre. The company also operates entertainment dining and nightlife venues markets under the Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Cathédrale, Hakkasan, and Omnia brand names. The company was formerly known as Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. and changed its name to Sphere Entertainment Co. in April 2023. Sphere Entertainment Co. was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.

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