Twentieth Century Fox Television’s Emmy-award winning drama, “24,” made a landmark commitment to fighting climate change. Executive producer Howard Gordon announced that the over the course of the season, the show would make enough changes to its own productions practices so that the series finale can be “carbon neutral.” The production staff of the show has switched to biodiesel fuels to power their generators and production vehicles, started running all on-stage production activities on renewable sources of power, and integrated hybrid vehicles into the…
At the MLB All-Star Game in San Francisco, FOX Sports teamed up with EV Rentals to supply FOX production staff with thirty hybrid vehicles. EV Rentals, the leading provider of hybrid rentals with many locations on the west coast, was a natural partnership for FOX Sports, who has made a number of internal measures to reduce their impact on the environment.
During the MLB All-Star Game, FOX Sports (Fox Networks Group) ran its generators on “B20” (20% blend) biodiesel fuel. In addition to switching to biodiesel, FOX Sports used eco-friendly products for its banners and inks, locally sourced its catered food and water, and rented hybrid and high-gas-mileage vehicles.
In Puerto Rico, FFE is encouraging paper recycling and beach-cleaning programs through some of its movie promotions
In Panama, FFE employees are encouraged to disconnect electrical items such as radios, microwaves, TVs, Copy machines, fax machines, etc when they are not in use.
FOX IT broadcast emails to shut down computers on a nightly basis. In just a few short months in 2007, Fox avoided emitting 10 million lbs of CO2.
FOX Fall Programming Presentation Goes Carbon Neutral. CoolChangeUpfront.pdf