Environmental Sustainability Network

A cross-disciplinary network to encourage the take up of positive environmental practices in cultural heritage

We want this to be a practical Network providing you with solutions, case studies on good environmental practice, crowdsourcing of ideas to solve those knotty environmental questions, 'how to' advice, and a way to share and recycle materials and equipment.

Join the Network and tell us what you want the Icon Environmental Sustainability Network to do. Follow us on Twitter @icon_esn, Instagram @icon.esn, or contact us via email at [email protected].


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About us

Help us encourage the take up of positive environmental practices in the conservation profession

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Network Steering Group

The Network has been set up by a small team of enthusiastic members. Come and meet us!

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Network members' area

Upcoming meetings and committee documents - access for networks members only

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ESN Twitter Conference

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Events programme

A summary of the varied programme of events for the year ahead

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Sustainability resources

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Conservation and Sustainability

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Upcoming events

9 – 30 May 2022

WEA: Exploring Careers in Heritage, Conservation and Collections Care

Four sessions on working in the heritage sector, with Lorraine Finch ACR
Online External event
23 May 2022

Book & Paper Group: AGM

All members are invited to join us for the Icon Book and Paper Group AGM on Monday May 23rd at 7pm!
24 May 2022

Icon Conference 2022: Reaching Out for Recognition

The Icon Conference returns on 24th & 25th May 2022
Online Conference
1 June 2022

Conservation Higher Education Institutions Network (CHEIN) June 2022

Join our CHEIN meeting to know more about our work, and how you could collaborate.