The adaptation planning in the cultural field means finding creative, innovative and place-based responses to climate change impacts and equipping cultural organisations and cities with the knowledge and skills they need. There is necessary to design new models for the creative and cultural sector to tackle climate change issues.
Building a Sustainable Creative Community project is a model of sustainability through which a cultural NGO and, also, a social enterprise seeks to be an equal partner in the local economy and to generate an example of 'yes we can' in the local community by hosting creative and social innovators in a community space.
The Green Mobility Guide offers sustainable creative solutions for organisations working in the field of performing arts, respectively those responsible for organising a tour and putting on a production, and to those managing and running venues.
Current climate change challenges ask for sustainability to become part of our cultural narrative. Talking about our organisation’s sustainability activities helps to normalise sustainability and make it part of day-to-day conversation. This guide helps communications professionals learn how to build a stronger sustainable brand by communicating their organisation’s sustainability activities. It gives the user a structure, insights and principles needed to develop external sustainability communications for the organisational specific situation.
DGTL Amsterdam is a living-lab for future city innovations in the field of green events planning. In 2018, DGTL Amsterdam won The Greener Festival Award. Back in 2017, the festival built on the Material Flow Analysis and later on, applied a resource plan for the first time to make the transition from waste to resources. In 2020, DGTL set the goal to become the first Circular Festival. Unfortunately, with the pandemics, the live event turned digital. On April 11th and 12th, took place the 'DIGITAL DGTL', the world's biggest living room festival.
The tool has been developed to discuss and analyse the different dimensions of sustainable development in relation to living heritage in a practical way. The Wheel Chart of sustainability and intangible cultural heritage is also part of the UNESCO Convention on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Finland.
The goal of the initiative is to promote the mainstreaming of sustainability in socio-cultural organisations' development agendas, to support initiatives helping to re-imagine the way they operate on multiple levels (rethinking mobility, digitalisation, overall sustainability of cultural organisations/networks) and to collect a database of practices aiming to inspire ENCC members and other socio-cultural organisations, making them aware of challenges, but also of possible alternatives and solutions.
Climate Storytelling’s goal is to increase the impact of the climate communication in a climate emergency time. In order to reach its full creative potential, every great story has to move beyond the mono culture climate narratives to reach a biodiversity or a diverse ecosystem of narratives. The ultimate goal is to inspire both storytellers and cultural organisations.
Goal of Storytelling based approach is to create a better and more meaningful connection between members of organisation, audience and build a shared idea of values .
VIPP or visualization tool, helps individuals to better develop ideas in a team environment and opens up individuals to a broader spectrum of views, issues and points of view. This tool helps to create a more collaborative environment which encourages discussion and reflection through visual incentives. This tool is suited for peer-learning processes and collective discussions.