GUIDES published on 17 May 2024

EBU Media Orchestras and Sustainability Survey

This report delves into the sustainability practices of Public Service Media (PSM) orchestras within the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) membership, shedding light on their efforts to address environmental and sustainability issues and the challenges encountered. ​

EBU media orchestras, as integral parts of PSM institutions, play a vital role in the dissemination of music and cultural programming to audiences worldwide. Recognizing the importance of sustainability in the contemporary media landscape, this report focuses on PSM orchestras within the EBU membership, exploring their approaches towards personnel management, training initiatives, environmental performance and communication strategies related to sustainability. ​

By narrowing the scope to PSM orchestras, this report provides insights tailored to the unique organizational contexts and challenges that they face, offering guidance for enhancing their sustainability practices and fostering increased alignment with the principles of social responsibility and environmental management.​