Toolkit on Environmental Sustainability. Becoming carbon neutral

3 August 2021

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Carbon Footprint Calculators and Certificates

Knowing your current carbon print is the best way to help you set clear goals and a strategy to become carbon neutral.

GCC Gallery Climate Coalition. This free online tool is designed to help estimate the carbon footprint of your business based on metrics common to most art galleries in today’s international art world. It aims to be as easy-to-use as possible and provides a quick breakdown of the main sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Based in the UK and working abroad.

Climate Neutral Certificate. It's the standard earned by companies that offset and reduce all of their greenhouse gas emissions. Based in the US.

Certified B Corporation. B Corp Certification measures a company’s entire social and environmental performance, including public transparency and legal accountability. Based in New York and Amsterdam, and working abroad.

United Nations Climate Neutral Now. Join this initiative to achieve a climate-neutral world by 2050, as enshrined in the Paris Agreement. As an organization you can take part by signing the Climate Neutral Now Pledge, following the three steps (Measure, Reduce, Contribute), and reporting on its actions and achievements annually. International.

This toolkit produced thanks to the contributions of CIMAM Board members 2020–22, aims to help contemporary art museum professionals start implementing the necessary changes to become carbon neutral.

To view the complete toolkit document, visit: Toolkit on Environmental Sustainability in the Museum Practice