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Shell LiveWIRE 35th anniversary | Sustainability at Shell

Shell LiveWIRE 35th anniversary | Sustainability at Shell

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[Animation footage]

Night skyline with intertwined rotating and growing, illuminated spheres

Text in right hand bottom corner: Shell LiveWIRE  35 Years

[Audio]

Opening music for animation

[Vision]

Close up of Jo Cochrane

[Audio]

Background music – sound of Shell

[Jo Cochrane interview]

 “In 1982, 1 in 8 people in the UK was out of work, and I can vouch for this as an Environmental Sciences Graduate of 1983 because I remember this time very well, but it was also the time when North Sea oil and gas was developing very rapidly…”

[Screen Caption]

 JO COCHRANE, VP SOCIAL PERFORMANCE, Shell

 [Vision]

Side view of ‘space module’, pans out to show the Shell LiveWIRE logo and then the module heading for planet

[Jo Cochrane voice over]

“…so Shell responded to the socio-economic challenges by launching Livewire which aimed to address the growing…”

[Vision]

Close up of Jo Cochrane

[Jo Cochrane Interview]

“….youth unemployment….

[Jo Cochrane voice over]

“…through entrepreneurship. So from those small beginnings in 1982 in Scotland Shell Livewire has become our flagship enterprise development programme and has helped literally thousands…”

[Vision]

Picture of television screen with an ‘E’ logo in top right hand corner and LIVEWIRE in centre of screen, both in red font

The ‘E’ logo scrolls across screen from right to left and a ‘Shell’ logo appears under ‘LIVEWIRE’ with the words ‘YOUNG IDEAS AT WORK’ appearing under the ‘Shell’ logo.

The ‘LiveWIRE’ logo then switches to white over softened picture of two men holding a cheque between them.

Picture clears and third man appears in view

 [Vision]

Close up of Jo Cochrane.

[Jo Cochrane interview]

“…of young entrepreneurs to set up sustainable, innovative and ultimately scale-able small businesses. “

[Vision]

View of man welding on bench, orange safety helmet in middle of bench, high vis jacket to right of screen,

View changes to show stacks of lobster creels end on

View changes to blue metal stairs, with a blue metal lobster creel covered in green netting suspended by the side

 [Stewart Graham voice over]

“We started repairing Lobster and Crab creels in steel at which point I looked at the potential market for making them new. When I won the Livewire prize I think it was 18 for the regional and 19 for the national.”

[Vision]

Black and white photo of Stewart Graham when younger, followed by black and white photo from newspaper clipping, with him and an older gentleman in photo standing behind Lobster creels

Then another black and white photo of Stewart Graham receiving the LiveWIRE prize

[Caption]

In bottom left hand corner:

STEWART GRAHAM

GAEL FORCE MARINE UK

Graduated Shell LiveWIRE 1984

[Vision]

Close up of Stewart Graham

[Caption]

In bottom left hand corner:

STEWART GRAHAM

GAEL FORCE MARINE UK

Graduated Shell LiveWIRE 1984

[Stewart Graham Interview]

“I had no work experience, no job experience…”

[Stewart Graham voice over]

“…certainly no business experience at all. The publicity was very important, that gained us a lot of kudos actually throughout the years.”

[Vision}

Shot of Gael Force building with three vehicles, rear one being Land Rover Defender, parked to side, metal caging on front left corner of building and three further vehicles parked in front, one being a black truck

A blue Seat car drives towards premises and turns right in front of the premises

View switches to close up of the building showing the blue and yellow logo ‘gf’ under which Gael Force, MARINE MEGASTORE

View of inside the Megastore, showing some of the merchandise hanging – the front and rear of the shot being ‘softened’ with the middle clear

View changes to a close up ‘clip’

View then changes to show shop assistant (wearing black shirt) placing customer’s purchases in white plastic carrier. Customer in the front of picture wearing grey hoodie and beanie hat.

[Vision]

Thabitha Malinga covering salon bed with clean white sheet. Mirrors on rear wall, coat stand in right hand corner, small table in front covered with white cloth and having two white pots on and two glass ones. White drapes at window and Thabitha wearing black dress with white stripe from right shoulder to under left arm

[Vision]

Close up of Thabitha Malinga, with scarf round neck, left profile.

[Thabitha Malinga Interview]

“I was browsing through the internet and I saw the Shell logo…”

[Caption]

THABITHA MALINGA

THABITHA MALINGAS MOBILE SPA, SOUTH AFRICA

Graduated Shell LiveWIRE in 2016

 [Vision]

Thabitha in salon placing pink and black cushions on treatment bed, pink flowers in black vase

[Thabitha Malinga voice over]

 “….and I remember picking up funding incubation…”

[Vision]

Close up of Thabitha Malinga, left profile, scarf round neck

[Thabitha Malinga Interview]

“…and it was good for me to start applying.”

[Vision]

Blue car parks and Thabitha gets out,

View switches to her pulling white soft shelled cases with black pattern on whilst following an assistant who is carrying large black flat square case

The two head into building

[Thabitha Malinga voice over]

“I acquired learning through Shell Livewire. It's now a year that I've been with them,…”

[Vision]

Thabitha Malinga and assistant inside. The room has a table in far right corner by window, with chair in front of it. A circular table in the middle of room with clear Perspex chairs around

[Vision]

Close up of Thabitha Malinga, scarf round neck

[Thabitha Malinga Interview]

“….and during that year I have learnt so much.”

[Vision]

Thabitha Malinga in front of an ‘Apple’ computer, gentleman in white shirt to her right

[Vision]

Close up of Thabitha with scarf round neck

[THABITHA MALINGA Interview]

“I have learnt what it really means to be an entrepreneur.”

[Vision]

Thabitha Malinga in black salon outfit, with white diagonal strip on it walking down a street

Theme music

[Vision]

Close up of Jo Cochrane

[Jo Cochrane Interview]

“Livewire is very important to Shell because when you help local entrepreneurs to set up businesses they create…”

[Jo Cochrane voice over]

“…long term sources of income for communities, they create jobs and they help to find innovative solutions to social and economic problems.”

[Vision]

Steel fork lift truck to left of picture and just behind it another truck turns and moves from centre to the left, behind steel truck. To the right of the picture are stacks of crated items

Dockside view with two workmen, wearing overalls with ‘high vis’ stripes on and hard hats’ Yellow loading equipment in centre and blue containers to the right

Centre back is the ship

Four workmen, all with similar overalls and hard hats attaching pipes to outlet nozzles

[Vision]

Close up of Jo Cochrane

[Jo Cochrane Interview]

“But Livewire is much more than corporate social responsibility for Shell. When you mobilise entrepreneurs to start businesses Shell benefits in very many ways.”

[Jo Cochrane voice over]

“First of all they frequently find their way into our supply chain providing goods and services, either directly or in-directly, they often help us to deliver on our purpose of providing more and clean energy and supporting the energy transition in the countries where we operate.”

[Vision]

Cluster of large white storage containers against blue sly with pale white clouds. Single tree to right. The camera pans down to bottom of the containers

Centre of picture is bearded workman in overalls and hard hat and safety goggles. Rear, partial, view of another man on left of screen crossing yellow steel walkway with metal grid floor

Two workmen, wearing full protective gear by pipes. Yellow metal steelwork

Headless view of two men, the one on left wearing sleeveless high viz jacket over short sleeved shirt and long pants and a hard hat, the other is wearing navy knee length short with blue and white stripes on each leg and a short sleeved T-shirt and are both engaged in tying an orange rope to a solar panel. Shot switches to head view and shows two other people at rear of picture with end view of a wall

View of the man wearing the high viz jacket looking upwards at tall buildings with a palm tree on his right and a building just by that with windows overlooking

[Vision]

Close up of Jo Cochrane

[Jo Cochrane Interview]

“But crucially they help our neighbouring communities to diversify economically, which in the long term makes them less dependent on oil and gas but also makes them more resilient to whatever the future may hold.”

[Vision]

Back view of man wearing sleeveless high viz jacket with “‘Insolar’ supported by Shell #makethefuture” printed on it

Shot widens to include front view of dark haired man wearing safety goggles, and to the right of the picture a side on view of another man putting on hard hat

[Henrique Drumond voice over]

“We wanted to do the installations in community places that already do amazing work…”

[Vision]

Picture of Henrique Drumond putting hard hat on

[Caption]

HENRIQUE DRUMOND

INSOLAR, BRAZIL

Graduated Shell LiveWIRE in 2014

[Henrique Drumond voice over]

“….because we knew that the money they will save…”

[Vision]

Shot of Henrique Drumond on a rooftop terrace, wearing short sleeved brown polo shirt. High rise block in the middle of picture and mountain at the back

[Henrique Drumond Interview]

“…will go directly to what they do..”

[Vision]

Two gentlemen carrying solar panel between them across the roof terrace

[Henrique Drumond voice over]

“To do the solar installations together with the residents it was important to help them have access to that technology to integrate that technology to the people's lives to integrate people to the projects so they can work in the field.”

[Vision]

Room full of men, front gentleman in clear view, rest of picture ‘softened’, view pans to front of room where Henrique Drumond is giving a slide presentation against pale green wall – a red fire extinguisher can be seen on far right of picture

View of people attending meeting…., and then one man questioning Henrique Drumond – solar panel leaning against wall

Worker on top of roof beginning installation, then shot switches to Henrique Drumond being interviewed on roof terrace

[Henrique Drumond Interview]

“It's interesting to see how one project, one technology can move around the community and benefit everyone.”

[Vision]

View of storage tanks on right of picture, road in the middle and grass on right with single story buildings at the back left. This pans to the left and then we get full front, head and chest picture of JOHARI BIN BRAHIKM

[Caption]

 In top right of screen:

‘Johari’s company

Teamone Environmental

Technologies won

A $24 million contract

from Shell Brunei through

Competitive tendering’

Theme Music

[Vision]

JOHARI BIN BRAHIKM sitting at a desk, centre of screen – four other men with him, one either side two at back of room

Johari Bin Brahim in lilac and white check shirt, centre picture – bookcase top left corner

[Caption]

JOHARI BIN BRAHIM

TEAMONE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, BRUNEI

Graduated Shell LiveWIRE in 2006

[JOHARI BIN BRAHIM Interview]

“Teamone was started in 2014…

[JOHARI BIN BRAHIKM voice over]

“…with my two partners”

[Vision]

The four men dockside, wearing full protective gear lifting pipe from yellow metal structure. Blue containers on right

Group of men, all wearing full protective wear, crating goods inside warehouse, picture switches to head shot of Hafiz Ramle

[Caption]

HAFIZ RAMLE

CO-FOUNDER

TEAMONE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, BRUNEI

[Hafiz Ramle Interview]

“So I said, let's open up a company, let's focus on areas like hazardous material…”

[Hafiz Ramle voice over]

 “…waste management and stuff like that.”

[Vision]

Shot returns to three men working amongst the yellow metal pipework, all wearing full protective wear

[Vision]

Shot of JOHARI BIN BRAHIKM this time on left of picture

[JOHARI BIN BRAHIKM Interview]

“We're focusing on green.”

[Vision]

Group of four men attaching pipe nozzles to outlets, this then fades

Theme music

[Vision]

Goes from a fade to clear view of girl sat at desk, coat over back of chair, with many files and booklets to hand, view carries on through to gentleman in front of computer screen on phone and then shows a separated office space that has blinds at the glass

[Stewart Graham voice over]

“When we started our business…”

[Vision]

Front head shot of Stewart Graham

[Stewart Graham Interview]

“…this part of the world suffered chronic unemployment…”

[Stewart Graham voice over]

“…and I would like to think that we've contributed to improving that situation with type of employment and the type of income that we create is very much adding to the GDP of the economy of this area. We have a large number of people who have grown and developed with the company and that is very very satisfying that's a particular source of pride for me.”

[Vision]

View of office with lots of paperwork and 4 staff members at desks

Head on shot of man to the right of the screen sat at computer

View of female staff member at desk laughing

Forklift truck moving towards camera with a large yellow cement lorry in the background

Close up of two workmen in full safety gear talking

Wide shot to see behind the two workmen (who are now in shadow) at two red cranes and the yellow cement lorry

Workman walking across a steel walkway from left to right in blue overalls and an orange helmet surrounded by water

Overhead shot of workman smoothing down concrete with specialised equipment

Workman in high visibility jacket and blue helmet  to the left of the screen

Overhead shot of two workmen in orange helmets

Shot of inside Megastore with two men browsing in one of the aisles

Close up shot of Stewart Graham talking to a man in a red top

Close up shot of male staff member at his desk on the telephone with a map on the wall behind him.

Another office shot of two male staff members laughing

 [Vision]

Front head shot of Jo Cochrane

[Jo Cochrane Interview]

“So now, 2017 Shell Livewire celebrates its 35th anniversary and it's operating in 15 countries and delivered in 8 languages.”

[Vision]

White screen with

Shell liveWIRE    35 years 1982-2017

in middle of the screen.

#makethefuture

At the bottom of screen

Shell Pecten

[Text]

©SHELL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 2017

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