Our Planet

As we bring our world-class content, brands, and franchises to the forefront for all audiences to experience and enjoy, our environmental strategy remains fundamental to our success as a leading global business.

Ժ is committed to integrating and identifying environmentally sustainable practices to support a more competitive business and a healthier environment for our employees, consumers, and communities.

Climate Action

Ժ recognizes climate change as a critical global issue and we endeavor to do our part to drive positive change.

We aim to find new ways to reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through reduction initiatives, as well as investments in renewable energy projects and the potential purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and carbon offsets, where appropriate.

Learn more about our climate action efforts here.

Sustainable Workplaces

Ժ models our workplaces for optimal efficiency, health, and sustainability.

We encourage employees to innovate and participate in environmentally friendly practices that promote more sustainable workplaces and more efficient business practices. Our current workplace initiatives include:

  • Green Building
  • Energy Management
  • Waste Reduction

Learn more about our sustainable workplace initiatives here.

Sustainable Productions

Ժ participates in sustainable practices where possible to lessen the environmental footprint of our productions worldwide.

As we work to refine our collective sustainability strategy and expand our current sustainable production efforts, we intend to focus on these five key areas:

  • Fuel
  • Electricity
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Reporting

Learn more about our sustainable production efforts here.

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Industry Engagement & Recognition

Sustainable Production Alliance (SPA) + Green Production Guide

Ժ is a member of the (SPA), a consortium of the world’s leading film, television and streaming companies dedicated to advancing sustainability initiatives. We are also a contributor to the , a set of tools and resources established in 2010 to help reduce our industry’s carbon footprint and environmental impact across production.

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Ժ is a member of , a U.K. – based, BAFTA-owned organization dedicated to empowering the industry to create content that supports a vision for a sustainable future and enabling the industry to make positive contributions to the environment. Consistent with local production requirements, all Ժ U.K. & Ireland commissioned productions are asked to use the albert tools and methodologies to reduce their carbon footprint. Ժ U.K. & Ireland is also a signatory of BAFTA’s albert Climate Content Pledge, a commitment by 12 of the U.K.’s biggest media organizations to help audiences better understand what tackling climate change might mean to them, as well as to inspire and inform sustainable choices.

Environmental Media Association

(EMA) Green Seal is a recognition program honoring progress in sustainable production for movies, television shows, filmed commercials, and print advertising. In 2023, Ժ productions received a total of 40 EMA Green Seals, with 28 of those receiving the Gold Seal distinction, a higher tier recognition for productions that have implemented a greater number of green production practices.

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Environmental Storytelling + Content

Stories with environmental subject matter educate and inform audiences, encourage positive behaviors, and provide inspiration on topics such as the climate and environmental sustainability.

Our environmental content ranges from inspiring documentaries and docuseries, like CNN’s Call to Earth and Discovery Channel’s Serengeti to scripted content and sports. No matter how big or small the message may be, we aim to incorporate environmentally conscious themes in our stories that leave lasting effects on audiences.

Learn more about our environmental and storytelling content here.

Watch Change Drivers

*statistics represent 2023 data