A report by Indigo following their national sector survey, Act Green. This sector wide research took place throughout July 2023, with 86 organisations gathering 17,500 responses. It explores the role of cultural organisations and their audiences in tackling the climate crisis. Sponsored by Supercool.
Resources tagged with environment
Green Space Dark Skies (GSDS) was Walk the Plank‘s ambitious cross-sector collaborative project commissioned by UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK in 2022. The project put environmental sustainability at its heart, achieving some major sustainability successes and impressive carbon savings. The Sustainability Impact Report report shares best practice with organisations delivering outdoor events.
Every year Arts Council England and Julie’s Bicycle produce an Environmental Responsibilities Report celebrating the successes of creative and cultural organisations in acting on national and international climate targets. The report covers National Portfolio Organisation’s (NPO)’s environmental data and narratives during the period following the pandemic, as the creative and cultural sector begun to resume … Read more
Outdoor arts innovator Walk the Plank (WTP) is a keen advocate for sustainable practice in the outdoor arts sector and is committed to a wide range of initiatives that maximise positive social and economic impact and minimise negative environmental impact. Find out more about their sustainability story.
A major part of the carbon footprint for live music events is how the millions of fans travel to and from gigs and festivals. This report gives recommendations on how to positively influence audience travel choices. Written by researchers Dr. Adam Corner, Climate // Communication // Culture, Briony Latter, Centre for Climate Change and Social … Read more
1. Full seminar recording This resource contains the full seminar recording, alongside some shorter clips highlighting some of the key and interesting talking points made by the speakers: Bridget McKenzie, Cultural consultant and environmental activist, Claire Buckley, Environmental sustainability expert from Julie’s Bicycle, and Ruchir Shah, Director of External Affairs at the Scottish Wildlife Trust. … Read more
Communications Specialist Darya Danesh talks to Heidi Wiley, Executive Director of the European Theatre Convention about shaping environmental thinking in the performing arts sector. The second of three blogs looking behind the scenes at Ki Culture, an international non-profit working to unite culture and sustainability.
The amount and type of content on your website directly impacts on your site’s carbon footprint. Kate Mroczkowski from digital agency and arts sector specialists, Supercool, explains how you can measure and reduce ‘page weight’ to keep your website leaner and greener.
Recorded live at the Arts Marketing Association Conference in October 2021 digital agency Supercool and Unicorn Theatre explain how they’re working to become more environmentally sustainable. They also share lots of practical tips.
Caroline Aston, the Audience Insight Manager at Chichester Festival Theatre takes us through their work to reduce their carbon footprint and engage their audiences in the process.