SF Programme
Sustainable Futures Programme

Sustainable Futures is developing imaginative visions for social, environmental and economic wellbeing. Bringing together knowledge from young people, artists, business leaders and policy makers to deliver positive change.

The programme focuses on how we can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic in a way that's fair, innovative, and positive for the environment, including in the lead up to the international UN climate change conference COP 26 taking place in Glasgow, in November 2021.


Sustainability First Art & Writing Prizes 2021

The results are in! Find out who has been awarded the Sustainability First Art and Writing Prizes 2021. This year we asked entrants to consider the climate crisis, fairness in society, and how to work together to deliver change. 


People's Choice Award 2021

We're delighted to launch our People's Choice Award as part of this year's Sustainability First Art & Writing Prizes 2021.

Which of this year's shortlisted submissions were you blown away by? Vote for your favourite artwork and piece of writing - winners will recieve £500. Voting closes 31 October, 2021.



Together for a Fair Climate Future

A series of discussion events on how action for the climate crisis and social justice can come together as we recover from the pandemic. We will hear from activists, artists, filmmakers, academics, policymakers, utility companies,  community organisers and others.


Educational Outreach Programme

Children and young people will inherit a changing world due to the climate crisis and it is our responsibility to support them to develop knowledge, creativity and skills to take climate action.

That’s why we’ve developed a pilot series of schools workshops on sustainability and climate action that combine lessons and tasks on art, science, geography, literacy and social justice.



“The Arts have an incredible role to play in the imagination, anticipation and projection of new futures. We are facing a crisis that demands systemic change. We need scenarios of living and behaving that we simply don’t have yet.”

— Jeremy Till, Head of Central Saint Martins and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts

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