Business & creative economy

The internationalisation of the European cultural sector and creative industries is already happening but on a very uneven ground. At the same time, multinational companies have a strong impact on local communities. culture Solutions provides international cultural expertise to the private sector.

20 June 2022

cS Comments #1: Public consultation on the first set of Draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards

We submitted our comments to the Public consultation drawing the attention to the role of culture and cultural diversity in sustainability matters, whether they are related to environment, social or governance standards, which remains mostly absent from existing sustainability reporting standards.

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January 2022 – Ongoing

Corporate sustainability strategies in support of culture

As a continuation of our work on cultural sustainability, we proposed to create cultural sustainability metrics and guidelines for the private sector and thus allow for better and comparable communication by companies around their cultural sensitivity. Now Corporate sustainability strategies in support of culture (CSSC) are being researched at the University Paris Cité. These include mediation, monitoring, visibility, advocacy and knowledge sharing to improve the private sector’s contribution to artists and the cultural and creative industries. If you are interested in the project, or would like to share your good practices and initiatives, contact us by sending an email to and

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17 January 2022

The role of business in promoting culture

Are you a representative of a company concerned with its cultural sustainability? Read our blog post to find out how to boost your role in culture and effectively communicate it to different stakeholders. The current revision of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive and the development of new sustainability reporting standards are an outstanding opportunity for companies to better assess their performance with respect to cultural diversity.

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30 June 2021

cS Brief #10: Promoting private sector involvement in culture worldwide

cS Brief #10 explores the ways in which private companies could better promote and make visible cultural diversity in the world, as part of their corporate sustainability reporting. It includes state of play and best practices, non-financial reporting frameworks, and ways to promote private companies’ culture-sensitive reporting.

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