Did you know that Netflix viewers were responsible for over 4.3 million tons of carbon emissions in 2020 alone?
The basic idea behind #TreesForStreams is that streaming platforms like Volty, Netflix and Youtube, take responsibility for the carbon impact of viewers watching their content, by planting trees to offset the said carbon impact. It's the perfect way for the streaming video industry and stakeholders to demonstrate their CSR/Climate Responsibility, by taking action that is directly linked to the carbon footprint of their products and services.
Volty pledges to offset the annual carbon impact from our viewership by planting trees.
Data Source: Carbon Trust - Carbon Impact of Video Streaming.
Carbon Impact of Streaming
In 2020, Netflix viewers streamed an average of 6 billion hours of content each month.
The total carbon emissions from viewers streaming 72 billion hours of Netflix in 2020.