WRAP ZERO is a consultancy that promotes and enables resource efficiency, waste reduction and socially responsible decision-making in the production of
film, TV, commercials and stills. We encourage sustainable business practices based on sound economic principles that measurably reduce a production’s
carbon and environmental footprint.
“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.” Barack Obama
Join a growing international movement of responsible businesses in media production. Studios, production houses, suppliers and industry organisations worldwide are already making small changes that bring about big results – benefiting both the environment and the bottom line.
Green production guides, certification systems and industry forums all help to ultimately reduce the negative impacts of film, TV, commercials and stills production. At the same time, it recasts the industry as a tool for positive change.
WrapZERO is the leading sustainable media production consultancy in South Africa. We actively engage with organisations around the world that already practice sustainable production methods, while simultaneously researching local conditions and drawing on local experience to achieve the most sensible and effective interventions within the local context. Is your next production WRAP ZERO?
BE WRAP ZERO
MEASURE, MANAGE and REPORT
Work with your team to provide guidance around the effective management of resources (energy, waste, water, food, transport, etc), as well as on-site measurement and verification on your road to WrapZERO, including the carbon off-setting of your production. We work across departments and throughout the entire supply chain to identify the most suitable solutions.
SUPPORT STUDIO FACILITIES
Work with facility managers to improve existing processes and practices, based on on-site eco-audits that include the studio’s standard operating procedures and regular supply chain. Work with building and interior design team from the outset of refurbishments or new construction projects to embed sustainability requirements and to source the most appropriate solutions and suppliers from our extensive knowledge base and network.
SUPPORT PRODUCTION TEAMS
Work with production teams to find suitable service providers, suppliers, products and technology to implement sustainable production processes. Explore innovative alternative solutions to make implementation practical. Integrate sustainable principles and practices into every department at every stage of the production process. This could potentially include diverting useful materials into recycling, repurposing and composting; sourcing and working with suppliers throughout the supply chain to find products and services that are less harmful or has a smaller carbon footprint. Do on-site audits of productions to measure the impact of productions.
CLIMATE REALITY WORKSHOP
The Climate Reality Project founded by former US Vice President Al Gore is a diverse group of passionate individuals who have come together to solve the greatest challenge of our time. The programme provides training in climate science and communications in order to better tell the story of climate change and inspire communities to take action. Two of the WrapZERO directors were trained as Climate Change Reality Leaders by Al Gore and deliver his presentation on the impact of climate change and related sustainability challenges and opportunities. If you would like a Climate Reality Workshop hosted at your production company or facility please contact us.
Liesl spent the last seven years of her journalism career at the helm of earthworks, SA’s only publication dedicated to sustainability in the built environment. After witnessing and contributing to the shift towards responsible practices and procedures in the construction industry, she now applies tested project management skills, endless optimism and an extensive professional network as a sustainability practitioner dedicated to sustainability in the film industry.
Over the last twenty years Grace has grown as a sustainability practitioner; starting in local government and later moving over to the corporate world as a consultant. She has been running her own business since 2007, providing support, training, project management and business development around resource management and cleaner production. She has been a key driving force in promoting sustainability within the events industry, and the establishment of the Event Greening Forum. Since 2007, Grace runs a Steadfast Greening, a sustainability consultancy that specialises in urban sustainability and regeneration.
Sumaya Mahomed is a trusted Project Manager with over 11 years experience within the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy field Policy and business development through strategically driving energy efficiency and renewable energy training within Southern African Cities. She developed an Internal Resource Management Protocol to ensure that all City of Cape Town (South Africa) departments are resource efficient which achieved 12.8% reduction of energy against 10% reduction target by 2012 within City operations.
Morwesi is an impact entrepreneur with 6 years’ experience in the green economy focussing on renewable energy and sustainability. She has experience in developing solar energy projects, carbon footprint reporting, eco-audits, and carbon off-setting through trading Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). She has developed and implemented commercial and rural solar energy projects, installed solar street lights in many dark communities and informal settlements, and innovated solar based solutions for child headed homes.