Supported by the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts and Creative Carbon Scotland and with media partnership from The List, this high-profile award rewards those shows making significant efforts to become the most sustainable of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
All shows addressing any range of sustainability themes in their content or production are welcome to apply. To be considered for the award, a company must complete a questionnaire about their artistic and production choices, with long-listed productions being judged during the August festival.
As well as long-listed productions being highlighted digitally and in print festival editions of The List, all will be invited to the award ceremony at Fringe Central on 28 August, and the winner will receive a feature in the CSPA’s Arts’ Quarterly Magazine.
How to Apply
To apply for the award, please complete this short, online application form by 24th Jul 2015.
To find out more about the award, click here, or visit the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts website.
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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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