albert and COVID 19
albert is a science-led programme, advocating a similarly science-based approach to mitigating risk. The health and safety of cast and crew is paramount and we support the new guidelines to allow our industry to get back to work.
albert seeks to use sustainability to help make a production financially and environmentally efficient. albert Certification is an easy, enjoyable and flexible system, to be used by all genres and under all conditions, this is achieved by:
*Striving to establish principles, rather than mandating actions
*Suggesting a large number of possible positive actions from which to score points.
*Requesting attainable levels of evidence
… all of which accommodates real-world production challenges.
Changes to working practices in light of COVID-19 can appear at odds with a lot of the sustainability measures that productions now put in place as standard, and it’s true that we may well have to accept an increase of single use items for a while. That said, stepping back to look at our working practices also gives us the opportunity to explore other areas where we can reduce environmental impact. Below we highlight some of the areas you might consider whilst also keeping cast and crew safe – which must be the top priority.