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10 ways festivals are tackling social and environmental issues

It's not all just about having a hedonistic good time

  • Vi Nguyen
  • 26 May 2017
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Transparency & Accountability

Festivals need to regularly review their progress and output data to inform what must be improved upon. Making some of those numbers and reports available to the public is a vital step towards empowering the festival community to keep organizers accountable to their purported economic and environmental impacts. San Francisco’s Outside Lands shares some of their numbers, as has Glastonbury. Even Coachella organizer, AEG, has shared an in-depth report on its sustainability performance.

Vi Nguyen is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. Follow her here and see her portfolio here

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