The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced a new partnership between the BAFTA Albert Consortium, responsible for the industry carbon calculator Albert, 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.
Greenstone has been providing software solutions and supporting services to organisations and industry bodies all over the world for the past seven years. Building on the current use of the Albert tool, Greenstone will redevelop Albert with a particular focus on enhancing its usability and analytical functionality. This will significantly improve the accuracy and ease of carbon reporting in the television and film industries and enable Albert to be further recognised as a pioneering tool that can be used globally.
The partnership with Greenstone comes as Albert celebrates two years of use across the television industry. There are currently over 120 production companies signed up to use the free service, leading to the calculation of the carbon footprint of over 1,000 individual productions to date.
The Albert carbon calculator is free for all film and TV production companies to use thanks to the generosity of the founding Consortium members and suppliers.