A veritable flurry of annoucements from Julies Bicycle, kicking off with the announcement that JB will be renewing their partnership with Arts Council England, and working with Arts Council England to raise the bar on sustainability leadership in the arts and culture sector.
JB have also unveiled a brand new website with features including a filtered search engine, so you can find topics tailored to your sectors, impacts and areas of interest. Its all here http://www.juliesbicycle.com/
Creative and cultural organisations across the UK and beyond have successfully achieved Creative Industry Green certification from Julie’s Bicycle’s. First timers Mysteryland (USA) achieved its first star in recognition of efforts made for the 2014 festival. Special recognition goes to Mysteryland USA’s efforts in both Commitment and Communication where it achieved the highest rating in both categories, an exceptional achievement for the first year of application! And a round of applause also to BBC Live Hyde Park in retaining its 1 star certification for the second year running. BBC Live Hyde Park continues to demonstrate excellent practice in its commitment to sustainability, demonstrated by a comprehensive environmental policy and concerted efforts with supplier and audience engagement! Congratulations, and keep up the great work!
Julies Bicycle have also announced a new series of guides including Water Management at Outdoor Events (A guide aimed at developing an environmentally sustainable approach to managing water at your events), Waste Management at Outdoor Events Guide (An environmentally sustainable approach to managing the waste created by your outdoor event) and a Sustainable Procurement Guide that offers practical advice on making environmentally sustainable procurement decisions for your organisation. You can also access JB’s Greening The Office Guide and their ‘Top Tips For Music‘ and the Practical Guide to Touring – a practical approach to reducing environmental impacts associated with touring productions and performances.
Amd finally as part of the EE MUSIC, the Energy Efficient Music Culture project, the Julie’s Bicycle Creative IG Tools for venues/cultural buildings and outdoor events/festivals have been adapted and translated into seven new languages: Bulgarian, French, German, Latvian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish. JB have posted the translated versions of the IG Tools User Guide in French, German, Portuguese, Bulgarian, and Polish at the EE MUSIC website. The Latvian and Spanish user guides are coming soon. Access the TOOLS HERE.