Announcements and Resources

22nd Jun 2021: Krishnan Guru-Murthy to Chair BAFTA albert News Consortium

The Channel 4 News presenter will help guide the albert News Consortium as it looks for ways to collaborate and further reduce the environmental impact of news television.

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28th Jan 2021: News Consortium launch

albert announces the formation of a news consortium, which will work alongside the BAFTA albert

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11th Jan 2021: New albert Toolkit launch

albert launches their revamped Carbon Calculator and production toolkit

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24th Nov 2020: Creative Offsets launch

albert’s new Creative Offsets scheme (in partnership with Natural Capital Partners) will enable productions to offset their carbon impact, making their programmes carbon neutral.

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18th Nov 2020: Subtitles to Save the World 2 launch

albert revisits subtitle data for a second year to look at how often climate change is mentioned in our TV Shows

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30th Sept 2020: Annual Report release

albert’s 2020 Annual Report reveal figures which show that the industry’s overall impact has reduced but that there is still much work to do to hit net zero carbon by 2050

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15th Sept 2020: Hazel Irvine to Chair BAFTA albert Sports Consortium

The renowned sports presenter will chair the newly formed Sports Consortium, helping to guide the sports broadcasting community as it tackles its environmental impact.

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2nd Sept 2020: Screen New Deal report

In Partnership with the BFI and ARUP, albert launches the Screen New Deal report, which lays out a route map towards sustainable film production.

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5th May 2020: Green Rider launch

albert launches its new initiative is designed to help actors, their agents and casting directors encourage positive, environmental changes on set.

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8th Jan 2020: HRH The Duke of Cambridge joins broadcasters in climate conversation

HRH The Duke of Cambridge, President of BAFTA, joined commissioning editors from the BBC, Channel 4, Sky and ITV to discuss the challenges and opportunities in making climate change an integral part of the cultural conversation for all audiences from a daytime cookery show to a prime time drama.

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15th May 2019: Subtitles to save the World report launches

A new report released by BAFTA and albert, supported by analysis from Deloitte, reveals how often terms related to climate change are currently mentioned on TV.
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3rd Apr 2019: Planet Placement launch

Producers, directors, script writers and creatives from across the film and television world were invited to an evening at 194 Piccadilly to learn more about the new resource, ‘Planet Placement’ which is challenging the film and television industry to put climate at the heart of on screen content.

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27th Feb 2019: albert Education Partnership announced

The new initiative will provide students, staff and graduates with the opportunity to learn about environmentally responsible working practices and their professional relevance, contributing to the transformation of the film and television industry.

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29th May 2014: Shed Media, NBCUniversal & UKTV join albert Consortium

BAFTA announces that Shed Media, NBCUniversal International Television Production and UKTV will join the BAFTA Albert Consortium, the industry body for environmental sustainability within television production. The three companies join existing members ITV, Sky, BBC, Channel 4, Kudos, IMG, Twofour, Endemol and all3media.

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25th Mar 2014: Greenstone partnership announcement

BAFTA announces a new partnership between the albert Consortium, responsible for the industry carbon calculator, and Greenstone, a leading provider of non-financial reporting solutions. The partnership will see the redevelopment of the albert carbon calculator, enabling better carbon reporting for television and film productions.

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23rd Jul 2013: Julie's Bicycle partnership announcement

The albert Consortium and Julie’s Bicycle team up to raise industry-wide support for sustainable production. This new collaboration aims to encourage and assist good practice across creative sector.

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13th Nov 2012: BAFTA reveals impacts of first year of albert at Greening the Screen event

Senior executives from organisations including the BBC, ITV, Sky, Microsoft, Sony and Warner Bros. attended “Greening the Screen: taking steps to a sustainable future”. Kevin Price, Chief Operating Officer at BAFTA, who gave an update on the progress of Albert – the UK’s first carbon calculator for the film and television industry – a year after launch.

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22nd Aug 2011: BAFTA announces launch of albert carbon calculator

BAFTA is leading a consortium which has developed the ‘Albert’ carbon calculator for the TV production community. Born at the BBC, ‘Albert’ was originally created by former BBC journalist, Richard Smith, (now the BBC Sustainable Production Manager).

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10th Jun 2011: BAFTA announces support of albert Carbon Calulator

BAFTA along with other leading UK broadcasters and independent production companies have signed up as pioneers of Albert – the BBC’s carbon calculator.

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