Sustainability

SailGP achieves triple-gold recognition from UN Climate Neutral Now initiative

SailGP has become the first organisation to achieve both the Carbon Neutral International Standard and three gold medals in the UN Climate Neutral Now initiative by achieving the highest standard for measuring, reducing and contributing its entire global footprint since day one. SailGP’s eight national teams compete not only for the biggest prize in the […]  More

SES joins United Nations Global Compact corporate sustainability initiative

SES has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring the company’s purpose-led Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme. By committing to the UN Global Compact framework, SES is aligning its societal and environmental impact efforts to the company’s purpose and delivering on its ambitions to provide cloud-enabled, satellite-based intelligent […]  More

NEP’s remote solution for Aurora, North One and Extreme E survives Saudi Arabian desert

NEP Group has worked with Extreme E and host broadcaster Aurora Media Worldwide and North One, to create a sustainable broadcast solution that earlier this month brought the first Extreme E race held in AlUla, Saudi Arabia, into homes in 180 countries around the globe. Designed to mirror Extreme E’s goals of marrying the latest […]  More

Kuehne+Nagel named SailGP official logistics partner as the course is set for Net Zero Carbon

Kuehne+Nagel has been named as the official logistics partner for SailGP for the next three seasons, through to 2024. Both partners aim to set a new standard for major event logistics, minimising the carbon footprint of the sail racing league’s transport within their climate positive strategy. As part of its Net Zero Carbon programme, Kuehne+Nagel […]  More

Whitepaper: “Video Shouldn’t Cost the Earth” says Blackbird

Blackbird, the cloud-native video editing platform developer, has launched a carbon awareness study titled Video Shouldn’t Cost the Earth, produced in collaboration with environmental management consultancy Green Element. The study highlights the impact the video industry has on the environment and outlines key areas where companies can take greater strides towards meeting sustainability goals. Blackbird […]  More

SailGP invites cities to join its Race for the Future

SailGP has opened the bidding process for its season 3 host venues, starting in 2022, following the announcement of an expanded event calendar for its second season. SailGP is inviting cities that are committed to creating a better future to be part of its global racing calendar as the league sets out to champion a […]  More

SailGP Inspire to relaunch with greater focus on inclusivity and diversity

SailGP Inspire, the league’s community, education and outreach initiative, will relaunch at the opening event of SailGP season 2 with an increased focus on inclusivity and diversity. Launched in 2019 and building on the success of its inaugural season, SailGP Inspire will focus on providing experiential opportunities and new career pathways to the next generation. […]  More

Sustainability in sports production: Sky Sports pledges to make all host broadcasts albert-certified

Sky Sports plans to make every one of its host broadcasts in 2021 an environmentally responsible production by meeting the standards required to gain a Bafta albert certificate. Announced alongside the news that the broadcaster is the Principal Media Partner for the COP26 international climate change conference in Glasgow, Sky Sports has committed to achieving […]  More

Sustainability in sports production: Albert revamps carbon calculator and certification toolkit

Albert, the TV industry-backed environmental sustainability project, has launched an updated version of its carbon calculator and certification toolkit. The two products are designed to help TV and film productions to measure their carbon impact as well as take active steps towards reducing it. The calculator was originally launched in August 2011 with the support […]  More

Sustainability in sports television: Sky rubber stamps dedicated responsible production role

Sky has doubled down on its commitment to making sustainable sports television by rubber-stamping a recently created ‘responsible production’ role that straddles both operational and editorial content departments. The move sees Sky Sports contracts manager Jo Finon formally named as manager of responsible productions, a job that she has been performing on an unofficial basis […]  More