Tones on the Stones has adopted a sustainable management system in relation to the international standard ISO 20121 “sustainable events” to obtain a certification.

The sustainable development policy provides for the assessment of the Economic, Social and Environmental impacts of the event.

Tones on the Stones intends to involve all the stakeholders in a virtuous path and amplifier of the results profitable for everyone.

The drafting of the sustainable development policy document and sharing with all the stakeholders demonstrates the commitment in applying the principles of sustainable development in the Festival’s management activities.

The project, supported and financed by the Chamber of Commerce, is part of the Amalake path for the positioning of the destination “Lago Maggiore e le sue valli” with the aim of qualifying the offer through the development of a network of services that generates new business initiatives.

The organization is evaluated and certified annually and makes use of the contribution of the LOCOM consultancy study, for the management of all the actions and audits necessary for the implementation of the procedures and the collection of evidence that certify the application and compliance with the indications of the ISO20121 standard.

Sustainable supplier managementRespect the principles of sustainability in selecting new suppliers.
Propose to existing suppliers to adhere to more sustainable solutions.
Financial SustainabilityEnsure the economic transparency of the Foundation.
Publish on the website the details of the public contributions received in recent years, the economic balance and the social balance.
Interaction with the territoryMaintain relations with existing local associations.
Develop relations with local associations and institutions.
Prefer local suppliers for products and services.
Development of CultureInvolve associations in support of migrants in the territory in the production stages of production of shows.
Offer cultural training opportunities for young people in the area.
TerritoryRequalify the industrial spaces of the quarries used.
Consolidate relationships with local suppliers.
Funding actions to activate local youth associations.
IntegrityOffer services to disadvantaged categories: shuttles and spaces dedicated to the disabled No race or sex discrimination.
Compliance with the new GDPR Privacy Directive. Offer discounted rates to some categories (senior, under 12, under 25, unemployed).
EnergyRequest the supply of energy from renewable sources to the local operator.
MovementsOffer transfer services with shuttles to reach the event.
Car sharing by staff and volunteers.
WasteUse certified recyclable materials.
Carry out a separate waste collection in the event spaces.
Develop relations with the local collection company ConserVCO.
ArrangementsReuse of installations whenever possible Attention to the materials used Favor sustainable suppliers.
Use intangible sets (video installations) to reduce installations.
Paper reductionDevelop digital communication and social media

In particolare, per l’edizione XIV sono stati condivisi con il Direttivo gli obiettivi di sviluppo sostenibile definiti nell’Agenda 2030 delle Nazioni Unite e saranno messe in atto attività volte alla diffusione dell’impegno.

Rispetto ai 17 obiettivi principali, l’organizzazione si impegna a contribuire per il primo anno al raggiungimento di alcuni di essi, in particolare:

Sviluppo di attività formative ed educative in ambito artistico 
Coinvolgimento paritetico per staff e artisti coinvolti
Richiesta di fornitura energetica da fonti rinnovabili
Inclusione sociale di soggetti appartenenti ad altre etnie e religioni
Coinvolgimento del territorio e del pubblico sui temi della sostenibilità
Valorizzazione delle partnership per la diffusione dello sviluppo sostenibile

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