We are an artist-led network of professional artists who curate and produce high-quality content and events in support of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.)
We advocate and promote responsible engagement of artists in the UN/NGO sector
We create sustainable solutions for the creative community - social, economic and environmental.
We create for the social good!
"Artists are incredible creative thinkers and problem solvers. Why wouldn't you want us in a room with policymakers solving the world's greatest problems?"
- Lisa Russell, Founder
WHY THE CREATIVE ECONOMY?
The creative economy is one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the world economy. (SDG Fund)
The creative economy is booming with more than 300 million workers in the creative class. (International Labor Organization)
Cultural and creative industries are major drivers of economies by capitalizing US $2,250 billion and creating 29.5 million jobs globally (SDG Fund)
The creative economy is an “asset for diplomacy and foreign policy” that could play a role in achieving the United Nations SDGs (World Conference on Creative Economies)
The UN has declared 2021 as the "International Year for Creative Economy and Sustainable Development"
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