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Explore our Engagement work developing solutions to shift cultural institutions’ from “business as usual” to environmental- and climate-smart practices.

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… Continue readingEngagement

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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 &… Continue readingEngagement

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

Participation We are excited there are so many institutions interested in participating in the cultural institution industry’s largest energy study. If you missed the Culture Over Carbon office hours held in January 2022, you can view a recording of the presentation here. Additional information about the research project and estimated time commitment can be found below.… Continue readingEngagement

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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… Continue readingEngagement

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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… Continue readingEngagement

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