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Caretakers of Wonder

    Caretakers of Wonder is a two-year project funded by a Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant. Set to run 2022-2024, the Madison Children’s Museum is the fiscal sponsor and director of the project. The project consists of nine children’s museums in four bioregions across the US and experts in climate education, communication, early childhood psychology, climate… Continue readingCaretakers of Wonder

    Carbon Inventory Project

      Previous Events Carbon Inventory Project Kickoff: Introduction to Benchmarking on October 31, 2022 1pm ET. Attendees learned about the Carbon Inventory Project, how it relates to the Culture Over Carbon project, how to participate, participation expectations and benefits. Upcoming Events All events are times are in Eastern US Time Zone and the duration is one hour. Click here to view… Continue readingCarbon Inventory Project

      Carbon Neutral Visiting Initiative (CNVI)

        Measure, understand, offset, and educate your staff, visitors, and members about transportation-related carbon emissions. About the Carbon Neutral Visiting Initiative Carbon Credit Capital and Environment and Culture Partners developed the Carbon Neutral Visiting InitiativeTM (CNVI) which focuses on working with cultural organizations to understand, measure, and educate their visitors regarding topics of climate change, carbon emissions and low carbon projects.… Continue readingCarbon Neutral Visiting Initiative (CNVI)

        Frankenthaler Climate Initiative

          Helen Frankenthaler, Cool Summer, 1962, oil on canvas, 69 3/4 x 120 inches (177.2 x 304.8 cm). ©2021 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photo credit: Rob McKeever, courtesy Gagosian. The Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is an energy and climate granting program launched by Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in partnership with RMI (Rocky Mountain Institute) and Environment & Culture Partners. ECP partners with… Continue readingFrankenthaler Climate Initiative

          Culture Over Carbon: Understanding the Impact of Museums’ Energy Use

            Carbon Inventory Project Monday, October 31st at 1 pm Eastern, NBI, ECP, and NEMA will kick off the Carbon Inventory Project. This is an offshoot of Culture over Carbon. We feel strongly about the importance of eventually establishing a sector benchmark in ENERGYSTAR Portfolio Manager®, and we learned from you that establishing institutional benchmarks requires time and support. We’re providing a series of presentations… Continue readingCulture Over Carbon: Understanding the Impact of Museums’ Energy Use

            American Psychological Association Task Force on Climate Change

              In February 2020, the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives authorized a Task Force on Climate Change. A team of 12 individuals was selected from applications solicited around the World in various disciplines and specialties. ECP’s CEO, Sarah Sutton represents the cultural sector on the Task Force. The Task Force is reviewing APA’s past and current work on global climate… Continue readingAmerican Psychological Association Task Force on Climate Change

              Detroit Zoo

                Background For the last 12 years, Sarah Sutton provided strategic planning and policy support to the Environmental Sustainability Manager and COO of the Detroit Zoological Society, and to the board’s Green Print Committee. This decade-long partnership has contributed to the zoo’s success, earning the following awards: 2020 WAZA Sustainability Award 2015 AZA Top Honors in Sustainability alongside Vancouver Aquarium  … Continue readingDetroit Zoo