Climate Action Community

Who we are

We are professionals at all levels who work within and around the digital cultural heritage sector. We acknowledge that climate change is an emergency and believe that cooperative action is required to reverse this momentum. 

What we do 

We aim to drive impactful, cooperative and sustainable action to address the climate emergency and the environmental impact of our life, work and the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector and we aim for wider systemic change within our organisations and networks. 

Why join?

  • Exchange knowledge, approaches and good practice related to climate action and the digital cultural heritage sector

  • Help grow expertise on how the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector can reduce the climate footprint of its digital transformation and contribute to positive climate action

  • Raise the profile of climate action in Europe’s cultural heritage institutions through specialised task forces, working groups and workshops 

  • Collaborate with your peers to address this urgent issue - we are stronger together!

Join us

Activities and resources

The Europeana climate action manifesto

Plan. Collaborate. Operate. Advocate.


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Title:
BARRE DES ECRINS 4103 M. ET GLACIER BLANC/ (DAUPHINE').
Creator:
SELLA VITTORIO
Date:
1900 ca.
Institution:
Archivio Fotografico - Fondo Gabinio
Country:
Italy

Meet the steering Group

Latest News

Researching our carbon footprint - findings and tips from the Europeana Foundation
Title:
Summer Day on Rocky Forest Clearing
Creator:
Palugyay, Zolo
Institution:
Slovak national gallery
Country:
Slovakia

Researching our carbon footprint - findings and tips from the Europeana Foundation

Created: 9 May 2022

Developing solutions to the climate emergency and environmental challenges is not an easy journey, but it starts with understanding our impact and our footprint. The Europeana Foundation's Green Team shares results and learnings their 2020 carbon footprint investigation. 

Talking climate change at the Europeana Foundation: a ‘green’ team and community action
Title:
Climate icon
Creator:
Carlos Marcelino
Date:
2021
Institution:
Europeana Foundation
Country:
The Netherlands

Talking climate change at the Europeana Foundation: a ‘green’ team and community action

Created: 17 November 2021

The Europeana Foundation’s Business Plan 2021, ‘Towards a digital public space for cultural heritage’, highlights five themes that run through all aspects of our work. Shadi Ardalan and Patrick Ehlert talk about the Europeana Foundation’s environmental responsibility.

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