Sustainability

SportTech 2019: Building sustainability to reduce carbon footprint

Following the Carbon Literacy workshop held on the morning of SportTech 2019 at Lord’s on 22 May, SVG Europe launched the ‘One Planet’ (Sustainability in Sports Production) initiative, inspiring change and outlining pledges made by producers, broadcasters, rights holders and suppliers to improve the carbon footprint of sports television and outside broadcast. At the conclusion […]  More

The Creative Energy Project: Making the use of renewable energy affordable for UK-based sports production companies

Striving for sustainability as a sports production company or services provider can be a challenge but one of the most effective ways of reducing an organisation’s carbon footprint is to switch to a renewable energy supplier. To encourage this, SVG Europe has teamed up with Bafta’s Albert, the home of environmental sustainability for the UK […]  More

SportTech 2019: Sports production community invited to attend bespoke sustainability workshop

Sports broadcasters, production companies, rights owners and OB facilities providers are being invited to attend a free sustainability workshop during next month’s SportTech 2019 conference at Lord’s. The ‘Carbon Literacy for Sports Production’ workshop has been designed specifically for the sports production community and will provide attendees with expert advice on understanding sustainability in sports […]  More

Green emergency: BBC Sport and Sky Sports on making sports broadcasting sustainable

Being green and creating a sustainable environment for future generations is a major issue for many people today, both personally and at work. Sports broadcasting is an area that contributes greatly to environmental damage, with huge numbers of people and kit being shipped around countries globally to cover events. The BBC has been influential in […]  More