More than half of arts sector is benefiting financially from going green

More than half of arts sector is benefiting financially from going green

More than 50 per cent of arts businesses organisations have experienced financial benefits as a result of action towards environmental sustainability, a major new survey into the attitudes towards environmental sustainability within the sector has revealed, writes Greenwise Business.

The survey by Julie’s Bicycle, a not-for-profit organisation aiming to bridge the gap between the creative industries and sustainability, found 55 per cent of the UK arts industry – including museums, music, theatre, literature and visual arts sectors – said they experienced financial benefits as a result of action, while 62 per cent said environmental sustainability will become “increasingly important to their business over the next two years”.

A further 40 per cent of respondents experienced benefits to their profile and reputation as a result of green business action.

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