Environmental Sustainability Archives - AmbITion

Car Share Skye – Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & Sustainable AmbITion

Avatar of Chris Mitchell By Chris Mitchell
5 March 2014

Reducing Carbon emissions by sharing car journeys Hello, from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland’s Gaelic College, based in the Sleat peninsula in the south of Skye where we provide a venue to SEALL, a local arts organisation who provide a full program of arts events throughout the year. We were looking to work with SEALL to […]

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival’s Car-Share Scheme

Avatar of Jamie Murray By Jamie Murray
5 March 2014

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival created a Sustainable AmbITion digital development, and so we set up our own online system to allow us to operate our own car-share scheme. You can watch it in action here: You can also read about our reflections and results – we definitely think there’s a few things you could […]

Video case study in digital development: The National Piping Centre

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
12 December 2013

The National Piping Centre has been working to raise its live streaming capability and capacity through the support of AmbITion Scotland. This case study shows how they’ve increased the reach and scale of live events from the centre, generating a new income stream, but saving carbon footprint! Hannah Rudman goes to meet the team on the […]

What can we learn from the evolving proposals to AmbITion Scotland?

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
12 December 2013

AmbITion Scotland has been helping Scottish cultural organisations with strategic digital development since 2009. As we move to the close of 2013, in our fourth year working in close partnership with the Scottish cultural sector, we wanted to share some observations around the trends and needs in the sector by analysing the applications received throughout […]

Highland Museums Forum’s Sustainable AmbITion

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
1 November 2013

Highland Museum Forum (supported by Highland Council and HI-Arts) were delighted to be awarded AmbITion Scotland Sustainable AmbITion funding to develop a digital resource to help measure and communicate carbon emissions. Running over the spring 2013, this project helped 12 independently run highland museums to identify how they can reduce their day to day carbon […]

Sustainable cultural AmbITions for a low carbon transition

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
27 September 2013

Today the IPCC published its report to confirm that by 2100, the average projection for how much warming will occur is expected to be slightly above the 2 degrees C threshold, considered to be the temperature above which it is considered that climate change will damage the global environment. As well as the damage humans […]

AmbITions for an environmentally sustainable future

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
21 July 2013

(A shorter version of this article by Hannah Rudman appeared as a blog in The Guardian’s Culture Professionals Network.) A huge body of science built up over the last 50 years proves that climate change is anthropogenic: human made. The balance of nature is being significantly affected by the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) humans and […]

Culturing our Creativity: talks on demand

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
18 June 2013

Individuals and organisations working in arts, culture and the creative industries in Scotland are faced with a rapidly changing external operating environment that is increasingly uncertain. Many, especially those working in small practices, micro businesses and SMEs, face continuous obstacles to achieving their full potential, especially in relation to accessing the right kind of human and […]

Case Study in Sustainable AmbITion: Screen Machine Analyses its Carbon Emissions

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
17 June 2013

Watch this case study in Sustainable AmbITion: the Screen Machine analyses its Carbon Emissions and talks about how digital tools have helped this process and how they will support a lower carbon future for the UK’s only mobile cinema which takes movie night to 34 of Scotland’s more remote communities. And here’s the results: The […]

Creative Carbon podcast

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
11 January 2013

AmbITion Scotland were pleased to be featured in the December 2012 Insights and Ideas Cafe event on the theme of Creative Carbon.  Listen below!   Want to learn more about the examples that Hannah mentions in her talk?  Read our follow-up blog post Examples of Ecologically Sustainable Projects Powered by Digital. Insights & Ideas is […]

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