News Corporation is committed to minimizing its environmental impact, growing sustainably, and inspiring others to take action.

Our long term vision is to:

  • Grow our business without growing our carbon footprint
  • Power our operations with clean electricity
  • Minimize solid waste to landfill from our production operations
  • Engage our readers, viewers, and customers on sustainability issues through partnerships and content of the highest caliber

What are We Doing?

February 2009

Fox Networks Group (incl. FOX, Cable, Sports, etc.), Recycling / waste, Sustainability, US, Water

Fox Cable's Always Sunny in Philadelphia implements recycling and water distribution program

Fox Cable's Always Sunny in Philadelphia implemented a recycling and water distribution program that supported production offices and location work. The production significantly reduced their single-use bottled water consumption by providing on-site drinking water distribution for their on-location work.

Fox Networks Group (incl. FOX, Cable, Sports, etc.), Recycling / waste, Sustainability, US

Regional Sports Networks recycled 8000 lbs. of material in 2008

During 2008, each of the Regional Sports Networks began recycling tapes, plastics, and other post-production wastes, which totaled over 8,000 pounds of material.

National Geographic Channel, Sustainability

National Geographic Channel Presents: Geo Green: Power Quest

National Geographic Channel Presents: Geo Green: Power Quest
Thursday, 2/26 at 8P

Forget about oil wells. A new generation is drilling for steam, capturing the tides and harnessing the wind. Why is one of the world's largest hydroelectric plants underground? Discover tomorrow's green power sources.

Learn More, See Photos, Watch Videos >>

Energy usage, FOX IT, IT, Other, Recycling / waste, Sustainability, Worldwide

Fox IT's digital asset management system (ESPRIT)

Fox IT's digital asset management system (ESPRIT) avoided the creation and physical distribution of 1,416 DigiBetas, over 80,000 CDs and the supporting print materials to 48 countries while shortening the time to market from over 7 days to less than 8 hours. This system currently supports 12 divisions across Fox.


Employee engagement, Italy, Sky Italia, Sustainability

SKY Italia Launches "CoolChange.it"

At the end of January, SKY Italia launched "CoolChange.it", an Italian version of this website! The site can be accessed by employees of SKY Italia, Fox Channels Italy and Twentieth Century Fox Italy.

Audience engagement, FOX News Channel / FOX Business Network, Sustainability, US

FOX News' Shepard Smith Promotes GEI Website On-Air

In January, FOX News' Shepard Smith promoted the Global Energy Initiative website on-air during the FOX Report.