Channel 4 is a publicly-owned, commercially-funded, not-for-profit public service broadcaster with a remit to be innovative, experimental and distinctive. Its public ownership and not-for-profit status ensure all profit generated by its commercial activity is directly reinvested back into the delivery of its public service remit. As a publisher-broadcaster Channel 4 commissions UK content from the independent production sector and works with over 300 creative companies across the UK every year.