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The Touring Network builds digital tools to measure CO2 of rural touring

The Touring Network works to support, represent and develop professional live performances happening in small-scale venues across the Highlands & Islands. Across such a vast geographic area, from Shetland to Argyll and Perthshire to Skye, the carbon costs of touring to remote and varied locations can be significant – not only are distances great but transport and buildings infrastructure is also often limited. In order to […]

Applied Arts Scotland: Sustainable AmbITions

Applied Arts Scotland (AAS) is a membership organisation which supports the professional development of Scottish applied artists.  AAS is going through fundamental change in the way it delivers its services and received Make:IT:Happen funds to take the opportunity to rethink communication and administration systems in order to be efficient and environmentally responsible. Please read more below on our Sustainable […]

claimexpenses.com – a case study

This case study supported by AmbITion Scotland reveals Creative Carbon Scotland‘s digital development claimexpenses.com. The tool was developed with support from Sustainable AmbITion, a fund which focussed on utilising digital technologies for better environmental sustainability. Reflecting on the development of claimexpenses.com, users from Festivals Edinburgh and the Edinburgh International Festival, as well as the tool’s creators Creative […]

Sustainable cultural AmbITions for a low carbon transition

Today the IPCC published its report to confirm that by 2100, the average projection for how much warming will occur is expected to be slightly above the 2 degrees C threshold, considered to be the temperature above which it is considered that climate change will damage the global environment. As well as the damage humans […]

AmbITions for an environmentally sustainable future

(A shorter version of this article by Hannah Rudman appeared as a blog in The Guardian’s Culture Professionals Network.) A huge body of science built up over the last 50 years proves that climate change is anthropogenic: human made. The balance of nature is being significantly affected by the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) humans and […]

Examples of ecologically sustainable projects powered by digital!

When people ask me about the Sustainable AmbITion strand of the Make:IT:Happen fund (part of the AmbITion Scotland programme designed and delivered by Rudman Consulting, funded by The National lottery via Creative Scotland) they are often curious about the sort of projects other arts, cultural and heritage organisations have undertaken where digital technologies are used to […]