Icon is an ambitious advocacy body and thought leader for cultural heritage conservation

We represent the interests of conservation and conservators on the issues that affect our cultural heritage most.

We use our expertise to realise Icon's vision for cultural heritage to be valued and accessible and for its future to be enhanced and safeguarded by excellence in conservation.

Find out about our ongoing campaigns below. 

Value of conservation

Building recognition of the positive effect of conservation on society, the economy and the individual


Icon's labour market research supports the development and sustainability of the heritage workforce

Coronavirus: Policy

Find our latest statements and letters related to the Coronavirus pandemic

Environmental Sustainability

The conservation sector has a responsibility to embed environmental sustainability within its practices and is uniquely positioned to inspire others to take climate action

Diversity & Inclusion

Taking action to ensure that the conservation profession is accessible and inclusive in the future


Working together to champion the conservation of cultural heritage across the globe

Education and Skills

Creating a sustainable environment for conservation education and skills development