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BT launches digital tools to measure carbon impact

BT has announced new digital tools to help multinational customers measure and optimise the carbon impact of running applications and cloud workloads across their network. While the Carbon Network Dashboard gives a real-time view of power consumption, the Digital Carbon Calculator helps customers estimate their network’s carbon footprint. The Dashboard uses machine learning to detect […]

January 11, 2023

ITV on Climate Change ‘A list’

ITV has been recognised for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its annual ‘A List’. In 2022, over 680 investors with over $130 trillion in assets and 280 major purchasers with $6.4 trillion in procurement spend requested companies to disclose data on environmental […]

December 13, 2022

Serious Tissues wins Sky Media Zero Footprint fund

Sky has revealed Serious Tissues as the Grand Prix winner of its 2022 Sky Zero Footprint Fund initiative – a £2 million (€2.3m) advertising fund which supports and aims to inspire others to join the journey to Net Zero Carbon. The fund was established in 2021 to aid the acceleration and amplification of initiatives to […]

December 8, 2022

WaterBear Network earns B Corp status

WaterBear Network, the digital publisher and free streaming platform dedicated to the future of the planet, has been accredited with full B Corp status with a score of 126.6. B Corp status means brands must meet high standards of overall social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Businesses are held legally accountable to consider the […]

December 1, 2022

Report: Video industry must lead on climate action

As the carbon footprint of the video entertainment industry has ballooned to exceed even that of the airline industry, a question has been what will it take to make sustainability a key element of video content creation? A new whitepaper released by InterDigital, and written by Futuresource Consulting, explores the reasons why the video entertainment […]

November 14, 2022

Report: Grand Theft Auto burns 57.8bn kg of CO2

The Grand Theft Auto (GTA) video game franchise is responsible for an estimated 57.8 billion kg of CO2 emissions, based on sales data and playing stats, a study has revealed. Carbon-Cutting Consoles surveyed 2,000 gamers to discover their playing habits – particularly how this relates to energy bills – and analysed the energy consumption behind […]

September 5, 2022

Eutelsat awarded ISO 14001 cert for Turin Teleport

Eutelsat’s teleport in Turin, Italy, has just been granted ISO 14001 certification, testifying to the Group’s commitment to mitigating the environmental impact of its terrestrial operations predominantly conducted at its teleports. Issued by Bureau Veritas, the ISO 14001 certification is the latest addition to a similar award secured by Eutelsat’s teleport in Cagliari (Italy) in […]

June 10, 2022

Sky’s Game Zero achieves net zero status

Sky has published a case study revealing that Game Zero, the Premier League match held between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in September, achieved net zero carbon emissions. Working in partnership with Spurs and alongside independent carbon specialists RSK and Natural Capital Partners, Sky set the target of hosting the world’s first net zero carbon football […]

December 1, 2021

Sky, Spurs team for zero carbon match

Sky has partnered with Tottenham Hotspur to host what they say will be the world’s first net zero carbon football game at an elite level. The September 19th fixture between Spurs and Chelsea is supported by COP26 and the Premier League, and will be branded #GameZero, with the ambition of being net zero carbon. This […]

September 6, 2021

Carbon Trust: 1hr streaming = 3 boiled kettles

The Carbon Trust, an independent organisation with a mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy has published a white paper examining the carbon impact of streaming VoD to improve the understanding of the carbon emissions associated with video streaming and enable future decisions to be based on informed understanding of the […]

June 11, 2021