Creative Carbon Scotland Annual Report 2015-2016 Published!
It’s been a very busy couple of years for Creative Carbon Scotland. Read our annual report from the March 2015-16 period for a taster of the types of projects we’ve been working on and will continue doing in 2017.
Do The Green Thing: Get Ungifted
In their 5th issue, Do The Green Thing are asking everyone to consider their consumption behaviours this holiday season and get ‘ungifted’ by creating long-lasting holiday memories without the waste.
Environment Connecting Theme Workshops
Early in the new year, Creative Carbon Scotland is planning to hold workshops for RFO applicants. These workshops will focus on Creative Scotland’s requirements for embedding environmental sustainability into the arts, screen and creative industries. Find out how we can help you during the funding application process!
Get Your Early Bird Tickets for the Edinburgh Sustainable Innovation Conference
The Buchanan Institute are proud to be hosting the Edinburgh Sustainable Innovation Conference (ESIC) on Monday 20th February 2017. The aim of the conference is to redraft the rhetoric surrounding sustainability into a language that everyone can understand. Get your ticket at a special price until 16 January!
Learning for Sustainability Scotland AGM
Open Call: Cultural Innovation Prize
How can culture defy climate change? The second edition of the Cultural Innovation International Prize encourages projects that offer imaginative and effective solutions to one of the biggest global problems of the 21st century. The winning proposal will be included in an exhibition on the subject at the CCCB.
Submission deadline: 31 January
Participants Needed for Changeworks Energy Saving Project
Changeworks has partnered with the University of Edinburgh to deliverIDEAL (Intelligent Domestic Energy Advice Loop), a two year cutting edge research and advice project on how smart technology can help save energy in the home. We are actively looking for households in Edinburgh to participate. Participants can benefit from saving energy and money through more efficient home energy use.
Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.
In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.
We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.
Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:
Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.
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