Our history

Our history


Dana Strong becomes Sky Group CEO.

Sky announces biggest ever line-up of 125 Sky Originals in 2021 – an increase of 50% on the previous year.

Sky appoints seven leaders in diversity and inclusion to its new Diversity Advisory Council and sets ambitious 2025 diversity and inclusion target: 20% Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority with 5% Black by 2025.

Sky becomes a COP26 Principal Partner and Media Partner, publishes the Kew Reforestation Report with Kew Gardens and joins the ClimateGroup's #EV100 initiative, committing to a 100% electric fleet by 2030.

The first Hillary Rodham Clinton Global Challenges Scholars graduate and Sky and Swansea University welcome the second cohort of five talented to the programme.

Sky signs deals with STUDIO CANAL, BBC Sounds, Extreme E, Barclay’s FA Women’s Super League and Vitality Netball Superleague.

Sky Mobile reaches 2m customers.

Sky News wins 6 RTS television journalism awards, including News Channel of the Year and becomes a founding member of the albert news consortium.

Sky Sports partners with the Women’s Sport Collective to further opportunities for women in sport.

NOW TV unveils new identity, look and feel, branding to NOW.

Sky News launches first daily news programme dedicated to climate change and the environment – The Daily Climate Show.

Sky launches Sky Connect, a new UK B2B telecoms product focused on partnering with small businesses.