NBCUniversal had another record-setting year at the 28th Annual Environmental Media Awards, continuing to demonstrate its leadership in sustainable production.

EMA Green and Gold Seals were awarded to thirty-eight NBCUniversal television and feature film productions, recognizing progress in sustainable production practices. This is the fourth year in a row NBCUniversal has received the most EMA Green Seals of any producing studio. Nineteen of the acknowledgments were EMA Gold Seals, recognizing the top performing productions based on a comprehensive sustainable production scorecard.

Below is a complete list of the NBCUniversal 2018 EMA Green and Gold Seal recipients. Check out the Green is Universal Film and TV pages to learn how NBCUniversal’s filmmakers and crewmembers are reducing their environmental impact.

  • Universal Pictures: First Man, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again*, Night School, Untitled Robert Zemeckis Project*
  • Focus Features: BlacKkKlansman, Johnny English Strikes Again*, Mary Queen of Scots*
  • Universal Television: A.P. Bio*, The Brave*, Brooklyn Nine-Nine*, Champions*, Chicago Fire*, Chicago Med*, Chicago P.D.*, Good Girls*, Great News*, Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert, Law & Order True Crime, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Mindy Project, The Path*, Reverie*, Rise, Superstore*, Untitled Yang & Hubbard, Will & Grace
  • Universal Cable Productions: The Arrangement*, Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block, Damnation, Falling Water*, Happy!, Imposters*, Impulse, The Magicians, Unsolved
  • Universal Television Alternative: Hollywood Game Night Special, Making It, World of Dance

*EMA Gold Seal winners

In addition, The Good Place was recognized for its environmental messaging on screen. It was one of three shows to be nominated for an EMA Award in the Television Episodic Comedy Category. Episode 213, “Somewhere Else”, written and directed by Michael Schur, featured the main character changing for the better and becoming an environmental activist.


(The award ceremony was hosted by Amber Valetta, an EMA board member, and speakers included environmental activists Lance Bass, Jaden Smith, and Amy Smart.)