Sustainability

Sustainability in sports production: BBC Sport signs up to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

BBC Sport has signed up to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action Framework. The framework brings together representatives from across the global sports community to drive change by setting clear targets and standards in line with the Paris Agreement, as well as harnessing the power of sport to […]  More

Extreme E pushes green agenda with launch of ship for sea freight of cars and teams

New electric off-road racing series, Extreme E, is pushing its green agenda with the upcoming launch of the St. Helena, following an 18 month long refit making the ship suitable for the freight of cars and teams for the inaugural season starting in January 2021. Extreme E secured exclusive use of the former Royal Mail […]  More

Sports broadcaster and producer Hazel Irvine to chair Bafta albert Sports Consortium

Sports broadcaster, commentator, presenter and producer Hazel Irvine has been appointed as the chair of the newly formed albert Sports Consortium. In her role, Irvine will help guide the strategy of the group as it works to reduce its impact on the environment. One of the first female sports presenters to appear on UK television, […]  More

Sustainability in sports production: Plastic accreditation for Premier League games to be replaced with mobile app

Plastic broadcaster accreditation passes for Premier League and English Football League (EFL) matches are to be replaced with digital IDs, Football DataCo has confirmed. For many years, staff working for approved media partners and broadcast rights licensees, and their OB suppliers, were handed plastic ID cards and asked them to wear them while working inside […]  More

Sustainability in sports production: Sky Sports live Premier League and EFL coverage to be albert certified

From the start of the 2020-21 season, all Premier League and English Football League (EFL) matches shown live on Sky Sports will be certified as 3-star albert sustainable productions, the broadcaster has announced. The certification is awarded to UK productions that meet the sustainable credentials of albert, the BAFTA and industry-backed consortium set-up to tackle […]  More

Red Bee partners with DPP Committed to Sustainability Programme

Red Bee Media is now a partner of the DPP’s Committed to Sustainability Programme and will support initiatives aimed towards increased sustainability in the global media industry. Red Bee was one of the first companies to be awarded the DPP Committed to Sustainability mark and achieved a four out of five score. In 2018, Red […]  More

Genelec unveils ‘even more environmentally friendly’ loudspeakers

With environmental sustainability in mind, Genelec is offering its customers the option of a special RAW aluminium colour finish on a selection of the models in its Studio, AV and Home Audio ranges. All the models feature the Minimum Diffraction Enclosure (MDE) design, developed by Genelec in close collaboration with industrial designer Harri Koskinen, and […]  More