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ThinkFutureNow launched: innovating creative solutions to environmental issues

A new approach to sustainable production for the creative industries has launched in Bristol, to help businesses become more sustainable, work smarter and reduce their environmental footprint. ...

Catalytic Clothing : Clothing and textiles to purify air

Erin O'Connor still from film, image by Adam Mufti, 2011  Catalytic Clothing is a radical new EPSRC-funded project that seeks to explore how clothing and textiles can be used as...

Is our global economic system fit for purpose in our fast-changing world?

With population growth due to rise, this will pose new pressures in the face of climate change and the limitations of our planet's resources. We need to consider a new and more balanced way...

Beacon Report on Sustainability published - where do we go next?

'The final report from our Beaon Project on Sustainability and our related Executive Summary have helped us to map out a range concrete challenges and opportunities that accompany...

Sustainability - the baseline report

The latest stage in our sustainability Beacon Project has gone live. The Baseline Report is now available for download on our site. This report follows on from the high profile and hugely...

The Next Dimension - How the Creative Industries can sustainably lead the way for the future.

Some thoughts around where the Creative Industries play a part in shaping the future in a sustainable way. http://creativedigitalyork.wordpress.com/ We hope you can be involved in future...

The Challenge

Sustainability is high on everyone’s agenda and an increasingly powerful driver for innovation across all sectors of the economy. The creative industries are well positioned not only to...

The funding question

We didn't hear much about funding at the event last week as the tweet below points out and as some of the conversations I had post event made clear.   @Societas_  The...

About the Sustainability Beacon Project

Getting creative about sustainability. The UK's creative industries are great inventors and harnessers of technology as well as having an impressive track record of interpreting innovation. This...

Climate Futures scenarios

Before the event last week we asked out speakers to take a look at four of our climate futures scenarios and respond to them. We're going to be using these scenrios during this Beacon project...

Speaker Bigoraphies : Can the Creative Industries lead us to a Sustainable Future?

These are the speakers for our Sustainability event on 16th June.  For the full event details click here .   Franny Armstrong Former pop drummer and self-taught filmmaker Franny...

Sustainability education and the creative industries

Hi all, I hope you all enjoyed the event last. Some videos will be posted to the community pages shortly but there were so many great comments and sound bites from the events and some...

Global deforestation...

lobal deforestation is a vast and complex issue. FULL STOP! Although the way we live our lives in the UK, structure our economy, create demand for the consumption of products and resources from...

Innovation in action: The Arcola Theatre

Innovation in action: The Arcola Theatre in the east end of London is a global leader in promoting sustainability through the arts. This trailblazing organisation is bringing together arts and...

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Catalytic Clothing : Clothing and textiles to purify air

Erin O'Connor still from film, image by Adam Mufti, 2011  Catalytic Clothing...

Is our global economic system fit for purpose in our fast-changing world?

With population growth due to rise, this will pose new pressures in the face of climate change...

Beacon Report on Sustainability published - where do we go next?

'The final report from our Beaon Project on Sustainability and our related Executive...