Resources

Sustaining Great Art: Arts Council England Environmental Report 2015/16

By Julie’s Bicycle
Julie’s Bicycle has been working in partnership with Arts Council England since 2012 to inspire environmental action across the arts and culture sector, with a programme focusing on National Portfolio Organisations. This guide presents key findings from the Arts Council England Environmental Reporting programme 2015/16.

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Art for the Planet’s Sake

By IETM, COAL, on the move and Hannah Van Den Bergh
Climate change engulfs us. Scientists inform us that our civilisation is nearing collapse, unless we implement a radical change towards a low-carbon and low-resource economy. Tapping into a different instinct and rationale than political rhetoric, corporate sales-patter and scientific data, art prepares us for this change – not in calculations but in humanity.

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GALA Funding Guide

By on the move
The Green Art Lab Alliance funding guide is the first inventory of public and private, international, European, national, regional and local funds, calls and initiatives that can support arts and culture projects on environmental sustainability.

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Communicating Sustainability

By Julie’s Bicycle
This guide will help communications professionals learn how to build a stronger brand by communicating their organisation’s sustainability activities. It will help sustainability champions learn how to better engage your communications colleagues on taking action. It will give you the structure, insights and principles needed to develop external sustainability communications for your own unique situation.

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Green Mobility Guide

By Julie’s Bicycle, commissioned by on the move
The Green Mobility Guide offers practical recommendations on touring and mobility projects for the performing arts, including case studies and resources. Available in English, French, Italian, German and Chinese.

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Fit for the Future Guide: Investing in Environmentally Sustainable Buildings

By Julie’s Bicycle
This guide will help you to integrate environmental sustainability in capital projects from conception through to completion. It focuses mainly on larger capital projects and redevelopment of existing buildings and infrastructure, but is also relevant to smaller capital projects and new builds. Case studies cover a range of capital projects in terms of scale and type of investment, art form and location, and environmental solutions. It also provides an overview of environmental technologies and of key sources of environmental funding and finance of relevance for capital projects.

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Sustainable Production Guide

By Julie’s Bicycle
This guide will cover production management, lighting, sound and AV, set design, scenic art and construction, wardrobe and stage fabrics, cast, communications and marketing.

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The Show Must Go On

By Powerful Thinking
The report defines the current impact of the UK festival sector based on Julie’s Bicycle benchmarks, discusses where there is potential for reduction based on precedents from across the industry, and presents a concise overview and proposed roadmap for reduced carbon impact at festivals in-line with UK targets as defined in the Climate Change Act 2008. The report aims to inspire the festival industry sector to lead by example in achieving impact reduction targets and calls for festivals to pledge their commitment to achieve a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.

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Creative Responses to Sustainability: Korea Guide

By Asia Europe Foundation and Yasmine Ostendorf
This guide will feature a directory of the 20 most pioneering and significant cultural organisations in Korea contributing to social and environmental change through their artistic practice.

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Creative Responses to Sustainability: Singapore Guide

By Asia Europe Foundation and Yasmine Ostendorf
The Singapore Guide maps cultural initiatives across Singapore engaging with social and environmental issues. Commissioned by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and authored by Yasmine OSTENDORF, this guide will feature a directory of the 20 most pioneering and significant cultural organisations in Singapore contributing to social and environmental change through their artistic practice.

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Julie’s Bicycle’s Creative IG Tools

Free online carbon and environmental calculators to record and understand your venue, office, tour, production, event or festival’s environment impacts. Completing the IG Tools is the first step towards being awarded Creative Green certification.

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Ressource0 Arts&Ecologies

A media resource centre and collaborative platform managed by COAL to enable the cultural industries to exchange ideas on culture and develop collaborative projects.

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