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Information resources to support the arts & cultural sectors improve their environmental sustainability

Green Mobility Guide: *

A guide to environmentally sustainable mobility for performing arts, Julies Bicycle, May 2011GALA Funding Guide: *

The Green Art Lab Alliance (GALA) 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.

Creative Leadership Public Evaluation Report: *

Creative Climate leadership (CCL) was a cooperation project geared towards building an EU-wide community of organisations and individual artists committed to climate action, and collaboratively designing new business models, partnerships, supply chains and creative responses in line with EU and global commitments to reduce carbon and prevent global temperature rise.

Creative Carbon Scotland: Creative Carbon Scotland started the journey in 2011 to embed environmental sustainability within the arts and cultural sector in Scotland. Since then, the organisation itself has developed enormously, helping arts organisations report on their carbon emissions,  and now focusing on exploring the sector’s role in transforming our society to address climate change.

Join the Green Arts Collective The Green Arts Collective is a voluntary group of cultural/artist professionals who are driving forward on change in Belfast to address the environmental crisis. The collective is made up of various cultural organisations including Cathedral Quarter Trust, Queen’s Film Theatre, NI Opera, Eco Belfast, John Hewitt Society, Tinderbox, Thrive NI, The Holding Project, the MAC and the Lyric Theatre, and have engaged with other agencies including Keep NI Beautiful.

Join the Green Arts Initiative in Ireland: Creative Carbon Scotland  has been working with Theatre Forum and Catriona Fallon to establish the Green Arts Initiative. Launched in June 2019 at the Annual Performing Arts Conference, the Green Arts Initiative aims to build an interactive community of Irish arts & cultural organisations playing their role in dealing with the climate emergency.

Thanks to Maïa Sert – Project Manager, On the Move (OTM), for sharing the * resources above. Maïa came to Belfast in September 2019 to facilitate a session for TheatreNI and British Council NI on funding, mobility and networking opportunities available in Europe. OTM is a cultural mobility information network whose mission is to encourage and facilitate cross-border mobility and cooperation, contributing to building up a vibrant and shared European cultural space that is strongly connected worldwide. OTM were partners in the Creative Climate Leadership programme, funded by Creative Europe.