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Take the first step and measure your impacts with the CG Tools, developed by Julie’s Bicycle for the arts and culture industries.

Over 5,000 organisations, in 50 countries worldwide, use our free set of carbon and environmental calculators to record, measure and understand the impacts of their venue, office, tour, production, event or festival.

The CG Tools make it easy to measure your energy use, water consumption, waste generation and recycling, travel and production materials. The results can then inform your environmental strategy and organisational priorities.

Use the Tools to track your progress over time and take the first step towards Creative Green certification

The Show Must Go On report (November 2015) was conceived as a festival industry response to the Paris climate change talks in 2015. The report brings together all known UK research and analyses the most comprehensive datasets available on the environmental impact of festivals.

Read LIVE Green and TPG's Call To Action On Sustainability for top tips to a better future!

The past 18 months has given us, the tour and production professionals, time to reflect on the changes that the music industry, like every industry, should be addressing. In particular, we believe passionately that action is required in the area of Sustainability

AFO Members can click here to view the article: (within Sustainability section)

LIVE Green's report on COVID-19 Mitigations lays out the best practices for the industry.

AFO Members can click here to view the article: (within Covid-19 section)

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