Carbon management

Helping your organisation reduce its carbon footprint

Climate change is the biggest global challenge of our times. If we work together to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to change, we can prevent climate change from making our planet uninhabitable. 

In order to reduce carbon emissions, you first need to understand where they’re coming from. We refer to the measuring, monitoring, and reduction of carbon emissions as ‘carbon management’. Here you can find advice and resources on:

The story so far
What we’ve learned so far on our carbon management journey

Understanding your carbon emissions
Guidance on calculating and understanding the carbon footprint of your activities

Carbon management planning
Guidance on planning carbon reduction in your organisation

Carbon management tools and resources
Specific tools and resources to help you measure, monitor and reduce your emissions

Guidance for reporting organisations 2021
Guidance specifically for organisations required through their funding agreements to report on their emissions and develop a carbon management plan, such as Creative Scotland RFOs and organisations receiving cultural funding from City of Edinburgh Council

Creative Carbon Scotland offers support for carbon management to the arts community in Scotland through online tools and resources, and tailored support on request.

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About Creative Carbon Scotland

We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

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