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CBC sets carbon footprint requirement for all original English productions


TORONTO — Following the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 held in Glasgow earlier this month, CBC announced today it is introducing a new carbon footprint requirement for all original Canadian English-language productions to advance sustainable practices within the Canadian media industry. As of Jan. 3, “CBC will require completion and delivery of a carbon footprint on all original Canadian productions from independent producers with budgets over $400,000 using albert, a film and television industry tool that calculates the carbon emissions of productions,” a CBC press release reads. This new requirement builds on the Corporation’s five-year environmental sustainability strategy, Greening Our...