- Make the environment the starting point for all creative thinking and practice.
- Remain guided by current environmental preoccupations.
- Focus on the geographic, environmental and cultural commonality of Scotland and the Nordic territories.
- Collaborate with like-minded individuals and organisations
- Share good practice across the creative industries.
- Establish and maintain creative communities committed to sustainable practice for cumulative effect.
- Embrace digital media and technology
- Commission only sustainably-produced physical media
- Use online platforms in preference to physical meetings.
PROCUREMENT & USE
- Source all goods and services from companies and individuals who demonstrate a commitment to sustainability; favour local and certified (Fair Trade, Organic, Sustainable) suppliers.
- Reduce consumption at all levels.
- Minimise waste and make best use of all current resources to process material we cannot reuse, recycle or repurpose ourselves.
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION
- Prioritise walking, cycling and public transport and encourage our collaborators and audience to do the same.
- Use local and sustainable accommodation providers and minimise subsistence costs.
- Provide in-house hospitality for collaborators and audience, to minimise ad hoc consumption and waste.
- Maintain a corporate grove with Trees for Life and donate at least 5% of our turnover to planting trees.
- Use social media to celebrate innovations in sustainable practice from across the performing arts.
- Actively participate in public and private initiatives to foster sustainable practice in the performing arts.
- Monitor and evaluate environmental impact of Musica Nordica operations to current best practice standards
- Assess environmental awareness and commitment of collaborators and audience at all public events
- Review Musica Nordica Environmental Manifesto annually