Tones on the Stones has adopted a sustainable management system in relation to the international standard ISO 20121 “sustainable events”, obtaining the Bureau Veritas certification in July 2020.

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 this virtuous path to amplify the benefits for everyone.

The drafting of the sustainable development policy document shared with all stakeholders demonstrates the commitment to applying the principles of sustainable development throughout the management of the 2021 season.

The project, supported and financed by the Chamber of Commerce, is part of the Amalake project for the positioning of the “Lago Maggiore and its valleys” destination, with the aim of qualifying the touristic offer through the development of a network of services generating new business initiatives.

The organization is evaluated and certified annually by a third party and makes use of the contribution of the LOCOM consultancy firm, for the management of all the actions and audits necessary for the implementation of the procedures and the collection of evidence certifying the application and compliance with the indications of the ISO20121 standard.

Sustainable supplier managementRespect the principles of sustainability in selecting new suppliers.
Suggest to existing suppliers that they should adopt more sustainable practices.
Financial SustainabilityEnsure the economic transparency of the Foundation.
Publish on the website the details of the public contributions received in recent years, the economic report and the social responsibility report.
Interaction with the territoryMaintain relations with local public and private bodies.
Develop relations with local associations and institutions.
Prefer local suppliers for products and services.
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– Create new professional opportunities.
– Create a sustainable socio-economic model.
Development of CultureOffer cultural training opportunities for young people in the area.
Involve associations in support of migrants in the territory in the production stages of production of shows.
Tones Teatro Natura.
– The largest cultural site in the province.
– Gateway for cultural exchange with European creativity and innovation and an example of business management and opportunity for local younger generations.
TerritoryRedevelop an industrial site and convert it into a place of culture. Create a model for response to critical situations.
Consolidate relationships with local suppliers.
IntegrityOffer services to disadvantaged categories: shuttles and spaces dedicated to the disabled. No racial or sexual discrimination.
Compliance with the new GDPR Privacy Directive. Offer discounted rates to certain categories (senior, under 12, under 25, the unemployed).
EnergyCreate a dedicated and autonomous supply of renewable energy.
MovementsOffer transfer services with shuttles to reach the event.
Car sharing by staff and volunteers.
WasteUse certified recyclable materials.
Deploy differentiated waste collection in the event spaces.
Develop relations with the local waste collection company ConserVCO.
StagingReuse of installations whenever possible. Develop attention to the materials used. Favour sustainable suppliers.
Use virtual sets (video installations) to reduce installations.
Paper reductionDevelop digital communication and social media.

In particular, for the XIV edition the organizers have taken on board the sustainable development objectives defined in the United Nations Agenda 2030 and various initiatives will be launched in view of this commitment.

With respect to the 17 principal objectives, the organizers have committed to work towards meeting a number of them in the first year, in particular:

Development of training and educational activities within the artistic sphere.Involvement of the local area and the public regarding the issues of sustainability.
Equality for the staff and artists involved.Restoring of biodiversity in the Tones Teatro Natura area
Request for the supply of energy from renewable sources.Valorization of partnerships for the promotion of sustainable development.
Social inclusion of subjects with diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds.

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