We bring people from
culture and creativity together
for suistainability in the Baltic Sea Region


Culturability BSR – Culture for Sustainable Development is one of the Flagships under the EU Action Plan for the Baltic Sea Region.

The aim of the project

>> To build knowledge on culture as a driver for sustainable development – and through showcasing and demonstration encourage multiplication of good/best/next practices for culture and sustainability in the Baltic Sea Region and from that develop a number of high quality high impact projects in the field.

>> The focus of the project and its follow-up will be to build cooperation between core stakeholders within the creative industries, urban development and social innovation on efforts, which use culture to integrate the environmental, economic and the social dimension of sustainability.

>> The Culturability BSR project (Culture for Sustainable development in Baltic Sea region), operated in 2013 – 2015, received very positive feedback from stakeholders, experts and policy makers. The project has been seen as an innovative, breakthrough first-mover in research and policy-making to connect culture and sustainable development.
The outcome of phase 1 has been manifested in a number of stand-alone achievements. It also points towards a number of promising activities in order to expand the number of stakeholders and achieve more tangible impact in the Baltic Sea Region. Therefore, Culturability is moving into a second phase.