Panel Discussion: Grow Your Creative Business By Going Green
14 May 2014

This panel discussion was a stimulating evening discussing how creative businesses and artists can benefit by developing your profile as environmentally friendly. Can artists and creative businesses earn more money by promoting your environmental credentials?

/// Listen to the discussion here ///

Here is a list of the panels best sustainable suppliers in London:

- Info on ethical jewelry making - articles and addresses from precious metals to printing

- Scrap store for recycled materials from paint to workshop supplies (Homerton and across the UK)

- Recycled paint suppliers in Leyton 

- Urban timber supplier and Recycled wood supplier in Bromley by Bow –

Printers (Oxfordshire)


Olly Lawder from Futerra, the world’s leading sustainability communications agency, chaired the event.

He was joined by 3 panelists who have a strong sustainability profile and use it for business development in their creative practice.

- Tim Mitchell, a photographer who focuses on issues of waste, sustainability and the environment (

- Fourth Wall Creations, public artists who combine sustainable materials and a site-specific environmental sensibility (

- Ute Decker, artist famous for minimalist wearable sculptures in sustainable & fair trade materials (

New Creative Markets (NCM) is a programme part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and delivered by SPACE, Cockpit Arts, Four Corners and Photofusion. New Creative Markets  assists London-based small creative companies and freelancers in the digital image, design, designer making and visual arts sectors to access new markets and develop their sales. SPACE offers a  tailored programme of  workshops and one-to-ones to artists and designers. Click here for more information.