Carbon Neutral Visiting Initiative
The Discovery Museum in Acton, MA is the inaugural participant in the Carbon Neutral Visiting Initiative, a program by ECP and Carbon Credit Capital for museums to measure, understand, offset, and educate staff, visitors, and members about transportation-related carbon emissions. The Discovery Museum publicly launched the program in May 2022 and announced its conversion to 100% on-site generated electricity. Learn more here.
CNBC Rising Risks
CNBC Climate Correspondent Diana Olick covered how museums and the art work are addressing the climate crisis as part of the outlet’s Rising Risks series in February 2022. CEO, Sarah Sutton is featured highlighting the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation’s Frankenthaler Climate Initiative.
Net-zero Picasso: Museums rethink art shows to cut climate impact
The Thomas Reuters Foundation’s Joanna Gill explores how museums are increasingly considering their climate impacts. Learn more here.
The Art Newspaper’s coverage of the 2022 Frankenthaler Climate Initiative
The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation’s Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is the largest private national grant-making program to support climate change action at cultural institutions and the only nation-wide program of its kind for the visual arts. In 2022 FCI awarded $3m in grants for environmental projects at 49 US organizations in 19 US states. Learn more here.