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In this guest blog Em Weirdigan, Director of Green Gathering, shares their journey to deciding to run the 2021 edition and navigating the restrictions imposed by the global pandemic.

We are very happy to kick off our Event Industry Leaders Q&A for 2021 by speaking with Chris Rutherford, co-founder of Boomtown Festival.

A study by Plastic Promise, Netherlands, finds that reusable hard cups that are washed efficiently are less harmful to the environment than any recyclable soft cup, but only if hard cup losses stay below 25%. Read the full report…

Vision:202 team member, Natasha Martirosian, shares the gold from her MSc in Environmental Policy and Management on creating a policy framework for the future sustainability of UK festivals.

The Vision: 2025 team are delighted to be hosting a session at the Association of Festival Organisers’ (AFO) 34th conference on Saturday 20th Feb, on the how and why of measuring the environmental impacts of events.

Join the last in the series of #WeMakeTheFuture Webinars – ‘Speak Up & Speak Out to Lead Change’ this Wednesday December 9, 2-3pm.

This year the annual outdoor event industry green survey asked the community to share how COVID-19 is affecting environmental ambitions for the future. The survey received responses, representing more than 100 UK outdoor events and festivals with an estimated combined audience of almost 2,000,000. Read the results…

Fridays For Future youth-led climate groups have launched global climate concerts in over 40 countries scheduled for April and October 2021

Vision: 2025 caught up with Johnny Palmer, owner of Pytch (formally known as SXS) to find out about his part in providing 100% renewable power for Bristol Youth Strike for Climate at the now legendary Greta Thunburg Rally in February 2020

This month we meet Lara Deffense, as she shares her thoughts in our Event Industry Leader Q&A. Lara is an inspirational young producer for

Julie’s Bicycle hosts the next webinar in the Vision: 2025 #WeMakeTheFuture Autumn series, 25 Nov, 2-3pm. The topic is Circular Economy and The Outdoor Events Industry with Patricia Yagüe, Live Nation Europe and Paul Schurink, Green Events Netherland.

In this month’s guest blog Mark Denbigh, Head of Production & Programme at Norfolk & Norwich Festival (NFF), shares his journey to establishing sustainability at the heart of an event and organisation.