Impact

WalkingStories – Charlotte Spencer Projects - credit Kimbal Bumstead
Our work is supported by a thriving creative community of over 2000 companies worldwide, from multinationals to micros, publicly funded organisations to commercial enterprises.

Partners include: National Theatre, Tate Galleries, HOME Manchester, Live Nation, Universal Music, Onassis Stegi, Barbican, Serpentine Galleries, White Cube, Leeds Museums and Galleries, Dance South East, Warner Music, Latitude, Leeds and Reading festivals, Opera North, Watts Gallery, Norwich Theatre Royal, as well as thousands of artists and cultural professionals, like: Olafur Eliasson, Antony Gormley, and Tomás Saraceno.

We provided consultancy services to 50 organisations through our Creative Green programme in 2021-2022.

Since their launch in 2007, over 2,000 organisations in 43 countries worldwide use our free, industry-leading, CC Tools.

JB’s Benchmarks help organisations compare their environmental performance against the industry averages.

JB’s Resource Hub contains over 250 unique resources, the world’s largest environmental resource library for the arts and cultural community.

crowd and lights with musicians on stage
PICTURE: Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Credit: JMA Photography
colourful light show with person reaching up to the light
PICTURE: Umbrelliums Assemblance at Barbican-Centre Photo © Duncan McKenzie

Our Arts Council England environmental programme supports 800+ National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) and Major Partner Museums, and the ACE wider grant portfolio.

Impact highlights from 2021/22 include:

  • 92% include environmental sustainability in core business strategies
  • 63% collaborate with other cultural organisations on environmental solutions
  • 71% have produced or programmed work exploring environmental themes

Our Creative Climate Leadership development programmes have engaged over 250 people, in 26 countries, so far.

We have trained and mentored hundreds of international cultural and creative leaders, in 25+ countries, including: Australia, USA, Benelux, Canada, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Palestine, South Africa, Taiwan, Colombia and Mexico, and across the UK.

The JB team participated in 48 major public speaking events in 2020/21: 23 for UK audiences and 25 internationally.

Swirly colourful cylindrical patterns
Swirly colourful cylindrical patterns
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PICTURE: Performance credit: Contact, Manchester

JB supports policy development at an international, national and city level, working with:

HEADER PICTURE: WalkingStories, Charlotte Spencer Projects – credit Kimbal Bumstead