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In Module 2 "Cultural Management Specialized in Sustainability" you will learn the impact the art footprint has on the environment. How artistic activities can affect the world we live in, and by being given that, we will explain how to make cultural and artistic activities, in themselves, more sustainable. It will be shown how art can be helpful in stopping climate change by giving practical tools such as measuring the carbon footprint, using ecological materials, or recycling waste for the reader to implement.

At the same time how to use art and culture as tools to publicize the Sustainable Development Goals. How through art different organisations can work and are working to promote this movement. Six steps can be followed to build a culture of sustainability to take a step forward and transform your business into a greener space. Strategic management systems, up-to-date information, critical thinking, engagement, and creativity are just some of the developmental examples to follow.

You will have at your disposal guidelines and ideas to use artworks as essential tools for ecological activism.


KNOWLEDGE:  Greater understanding of the impact of art and culture on the environment and sustainable development.

SKILLS:  Practical knowledge of how to use artworks and cultural activities as a tool to promote ecological activism.

COMPETENCES: Learn how to make cultural and artistic activities, in themselves, more sustainable.

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LESSON 1: Learners will understand the importance of education to ignite creativity and innovation from an early age, and establish viable career paths for future generations to be more conscious about the environment.

LESSON 2: Learners will better understand that cultural policy-making based on the integration of the entire value chain targets not only artists and creators, but also producers, distributors, and audiences meaning that making art and culture more sustainable does not only rely on the artist.

LESSON 3: Learners will understand how art has the power to create positive change and artists have an opportunity to encourage positive consumerism. They will also be introduced to the meaning of eco-friendly artwork.

LESSON 4: Learners will dig into the impact of art on the environment by showing them real statistics on how harmful some common artistic practices can be. This is intended to be an eye-opener chapter on the importance of art as an eco-activism tool.

LESSON 5: Learners will be provided with the main steps to building a culture of sustainability. The importance of strategic management processes will be highlighted as the first step to pursuing a sustainability mission, as well as engagement and cooperation as some key points to its development.

LESSON 6: Learners will have a list of practical tools and ideas to implement as daily-life small changes that can help to build a greener space. Resources such as CO2 calculators and links to further webpages can be found in this chapter.

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