Conscious of their carbon footprint and doing that little bit extra for the planet, this award celebrates those who’ve made sustainability part of their performance and events!
#1 Greener Festival Winner
A Greener Festival is a not-for-profit company committed to helping events, festivals and venues around the world to become more sustainable and to reduce environmental impacts. A Greener Festival are pioneers in event sustainability providing certification, training, expertise, and facilitating the exchange of best practice for events making a Greener Festival Electric Modes Sustainability Award Winner!
Through cleaning beaches, producing a mini-documentary series, and advocating for the eradication of single-use plastic at music events, the Montréal-based musician Blond:ish has become one of the figureheads of sustainability in the music industry making her place at #2 truly deserved in our Sustainability in Music Award.
DGTL Festival has one very clear goal; to become the world’s first circular festival! In their quest to achieve this the festival fundamentally redesigns their event continuously. All year round, DGTL searches for the latest technological breakthroughs to close material loops, eliminate CO2 emissions and increase environmental awareness, for that they deserve position #3 in our Sustainability in Music award!
#4 Soul Clap
Celebrating Earth day with their new LP ‘’WTF’’ (standing for World Transformation Force) Goldstein says “The inspiration is radical love and radical positive change for the world,” fusing their music and activism like never before. Soul Clap wanted to use this unprecedented worldwide situation as an opportunity to raise awareness and ask people to re-think how we live and how our electronic dance music industry operates. They deserve #4 position in our Sustainability in Music Awards!
#5 Green Man Festival
Being green is fundamental to the Green Man festival, so much so that they adopted a green name too. The independent music festival based in Brecon Beacons in Wales champions sustainability like no other, they’ve NEVER used straws, have banned glitter, only offer reusable cups and encourage everyone to pack light. They also support charitable causes by donating any unwanted camping equipment to Help Refugees. Green Man Festival more than deserves this spot in our Sustainability awards!