Environmental Policy

Mission Statement

The Natural History Film Unit Botswana, not only strives to be a leader in wildlife filming by implementing new cutting edge technology and filming techniques to create powerful, driving films, but also strives to be a leader in green filming. In order to do this the NHFU has committed to implementing green production strategies and filming practices

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NHFU is committed to taking responsibility for the short and long term implications of decisions across the filming establishment. We strive to build a company that is continually improving our environmental performance and endeavour to benchmark our success to that above or equal to similar companies. NHFU is committed to:

 

 

  • Developing and implementing appropriate environmental systems, programmes; and training and safeguarding they are effectively executed within the company.

  • Actively be involved in recycling programs at all locations where the unit operates, including in all film vehicles, offices and staff housing.

  • Managing wastes, and eliminating the waste of foodstuffs by implementing a strictly managed food rations whilst in the field, including composting of materials where applicable.

  • Promoting awareness across the company, collaborating and building environmental principles and accountability for the environment.

  • Elimination of all unnecessary plastics within the company through the use of reusable bags and the purchase of loose fresh foods though local plastic free means.

  • Use only reusable cookery.

  • Reducing electricity consumption by implementing energy efficient LED lights in all office areas and staff housing areas.

  • Reduce fuel consumption by sleeping in the vehicles and in turn reduce carbon footprint by zero use of electricity and facilities.

  • Be water conservative through limiting usage for necessity only.