Sustainability

SVG Europe launches Sports TV Awards 2020 and calls for entries

  After an 18-month break, SVG Europe returns with a revamped and re-imagined awards ceremony, celebrating sports broadcasting and production across Europe. Moving from its former home at the Sports Production Summit in Amsterdam to the Sports OTT Forum in London (27 May 2020), the tightly focussed SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2020 will continue […]  More

Red Bee switches to green energy supplier for Hilversum data centre

Red Bee is looking to make its Hilversum data centre, the Media Gateway, more environmentally sustainable by powering it with electricity from a green energy supplier. The Media Gateway (pictured) is a 1400 square metre carrier-neutral data centre, located in the Media Park Hilversum, near Amsterdam, that services a large number of public and commercial […]  More

CT London invests in clean energy with Green Voltage

Creative Technology London has invested in VOLTstack 5k Power units by Portable Electric, in association with Green Voltage, as it looks to further reduce its carbon footprint. The portable method of supplying temporary power on-site has the benefits of producing no noise, requiring no fuel and emitting zero emissions. VOLTstack can work alongside or completely […]  More

Sustainability in sports broadcasting: “Tech companies have a huge role to play in arresting climate change”

Following the launch of its ‘Committed to Sustainability Programme’, DPP managing director Mark Harrison sat down with SVG Europe to outline the reasons behind the intervention and to discuss the positive impact that media and technology companies working in all genres of television, including sport, can make. In November 2019, the DPP launched a major […]  More

FutureSPORT 2019: The ‘real world’ challenges and benefits of doing remote sports production [VIDEO]

In conversation with broadcaster and journalist Natalie Quirk, Sky Sports’ Jo Finon and BBC Sport’s Narinder Ball discuss the ‘real world’ benefits and challenges of doing remote production, taking into consideration budgets, environmental sustainability and the work-life balance for crews and ops. “[Remote production] can mean the budget goes further because we’re not sending as […]  More

FutureSPORT 2019: Remote production in the real world

Last week’s FutureSPORT 2019 Summit was another record-breaking event for SVG Europe, with over 350 delegates in attendance at Chelsea Football Club in London. A highlight session in a packed day of content was ‘More than just Technology: Remote Production in the Real World’, which was sponsored by Eurovision Services. Remote production is becoming almost […]  More

DPP unveils industry-wide sustainability programme for broadcast suppliers and content providers

SVG Europe is supporting a major new initiative devised by the DPP to promote environmentally sustainable practices among broadcast industry suppliers and content providers. The DPP ‘Committed to Sustainability Programme’ provides a self-assessment checklist that enables companies to record their progress in implementing sustainability policies, and awards them a score out of five. Completion of […]  More