This year, the report covers National Portfolio Organisation’s environmental data and narrative for 2022/23, as well as Environmental reporting data for 2018-23. It offers insights into the creative and cultural sector’s continuing commitment to Environmental Responsibility, showing success stories and how organisations are understanding and reducing their environmental impact. As per previous years, the report highlights the benefits of consistent and well-placed support, investment, and time.

Report highlights include:

  • 94% of organisations include environmental sustainability in core business strategies
  • 60% of our portfolio include environmental sustainability in their artistic/production briefs and open calls
  • 20% reduction in energy use across the portfolio from 2018/19 to 22/23
  • Ten-year downward trend – the average emissions reported per organisation have reduced by 50% since environmental reporting began in 2012 (indicative using various assumptions).

Read the full report here