Q1

Report Date
November 2019

Summary

  • Sustainability incorporated into the University’s Standard Operating Procedure
  • New Sustainability Protocol developed and circulated
  • Baseline established for tenant sustainability policies and practices
  • Online hub published for sustainability information in the Festival Fringe
  • Physical presence within the festival established through the ‘Sustainability Hub’
  • Coordinated and delivered multiple festival sustainability events
  • Helped establish a festival sustainability network of key stakeholders, including Fringe tenants
  • Supervised internship on the use of single use plastics in the Festival Fringe in University venues

Further details

  • Festival Sustainability Hub
    • Successful planning and delivery of the project
    • 11 hosts (experience mostly rated average-excellent)
    • Approximately 27 events (engagement mostly rated average-good)
    • Daily footfall estimate around 20, attendees mostly passersby
    • Key comments from hosts: location could be more prominent, signage increased, opening hours later in the day, better weather-contingency plans, request for more online support, great initial attempt.
  • Online engagement
    • Total tweets: 40 Reach: 61,433 Engagement: 994 (1.6% of total reach)
  • Funding
    • Funding secured to support Coordinator role until end of October 2020
  • Future priorities
    • Developing the concept of the Festival Sustainability Hub for 2020
    • Meetings with tenants to review Festival Fringe and identify opportunities for improvement
    • Organise  meeting on the Festival Sustainability Network on the 22nd November
    • Work with key tenants to introduce reusable cup trial
    • Work with Social Investment Scotland to identify opportunities to showcase social enterprise.
Project Status
RAG Status
Time
GREEN
Cost
GREEN
Scope
GREEN
Overall
GREEN
Change Status
Has formal escalation taken place?
No
Activity
Approved budget
0.0 days
Activity this month
0.0 days
Activity this year
0.0 days
Activity to date
0.0 days
Estimate to complete current year
0.0 days
Estimate to complete future years
0.0 days

Project Info

Project
Festivals and Sustainability
Code
SRSRes06
Programme
SRS - Events and Outreach
Project Manager
Kerry Cheek
Project Sponsor
Michelle Brown
Current Stage
Deliver
Status
In Progress
Start Date
06-Nov-2018
Planning Date
n/a
Delivery Date
n/a
Close Date
n/a
Overall Priority
Normal

Documentation

Not available.