Arts and Culture Sectors Cut ties with Oil Giants

The National Portrait Gallery and Scottish Ballet have dropped BP sponsorship, as environmental campaigns increase pressure on cultural institutions to drop ties with fossil fuel companies. After more than 30 years of sponsorship, the National Portrait Gallery says ending ties with BP will help the institution align with its goal of net zero by 2050. The Scottish Ballet, which aims to be carbon-neutral by 2030, was called out by climate activists during COP26 in Glasgow last year for its ties to BP. The Royal Shakespeare Company ...


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