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.
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A report by Indigo following their national sector survey, Act Green. The survey was designed to find out more about how audiences feel about the climate emergency and what role they think cultural organisations should play in tackling it. Sponsored by Point One.
In the first of three blogs looking behind the scenes at Ki Culture, their Executive Director Caitlin Southwick looks at the challenges setting up this international nonprofit working to unite culture and sustainability.
1. The relationship between digital technology and environmental sustainability Digital transformation is driven by fast-paced technological change which seeks to transform and make more efficient global processes across sectors. Environmental sustainability is driven by climate change and environmental impact and geopolitical instability. Although digital technology and environmental sustainability may seem unrelated, these concepts can often … Read more
1. Environmental impact assessments and your organisation It is essential that organisations measure, plan and minimise activity that might have a negative impact on the environment. Socio-economic activities have already created enormous environmental imbalances and population growth continues to contribute towards the depletion of natural resources. This has led to: Global warming. Climate change. Loss of biodiversity. Ocean acidification. … Read more
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. This 2020-21 report covers data and insight from a year when England was subject to three national lockdowns.
1. Introduction We’re in a climate emergency. Many of us – including the team here at Supercool – feel the need to do more to reduce our negative impact on the planet. And the fact you’re reading this suggests that you want to do something about it too. Great! But it can be difficult to … Read more
A swift user journey is not just good for conversions, it’s good for the environment too. It’s a little counter-intuitive but the less time people spend on your website, the less energy is being used to power it. So, you want people to find your content, understand it, and then take an action (‘Read more’, … Read more
It may not be something that crosses your mind when you’re scrolling through Twitter, binge-watching Netflix, or browsing a theatre’s What’s On page, but the internet takes a lot of energy to run. Some studies predict it could use as much as 20% of the world’s electricity by 2025. The three main areas where your … Read more
Here are a few practical things to consider in terms of sustainable website design – whether you’re starting a new website project, or developing your existing site: Good design is as little design as possible. Dieter Rams 1. How many custom fonts are being used? A custom font is any font that’s not already installed … Read more