Creative Kernow

Creative Kernow

Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following nine projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity’s transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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CLASH Action Fortnight

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CLASH Action Fortnight

With COP26 held in the UK in November 2021, it seems that the debate around climate change has shifted – no longer is it a question of whether we need to act, but what are the priorities for action and how quickly? As doughnut economist Kate Raworth stated ‘if you aren’t designing for our planet, what planet are you on’?


Here in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly, it feels like the creative sector is at the forefront of leading sustainability practice – with CLASH events, Feast’s Shout Louder campaign, Goodfest and The Sustainable Creative Charter, we’ve already seen a huge amount of interrogation of the question ‘What does sustainability mean to me – in my life, my work and as part of society?’ as well as loads of great examples of trailblazers making sustainability the essence of what they do and how they do it. For example, Cornwall is the second largest cluster of B Corps outside of London in the UK with lots of people committing time and resource to building their businesses around a triple bottom line of people and planet, and profit for all.

However, developing your sustainable practice does not have an endpoint. There is always more you can do, whatever your stage of development as a creative and whatever sub-sector you work in, it’s not too late to start now, or enhance what you are already doing. The CLASH action fortnight is designed to help you do more.

How can you get involved?

Make a pledge NOW!

Visit our Do Nation page to make your planet-saving pledge. You can pledge as an individual as a team.

Share your pledge

Talk about your pledge on social media to help spread the word. Use hashtags #CLASHActionFortnight #clash #SCC #sustainablecreativecharter #goodfest2021 #climatecrisis #actnow

Film your pledge

Contribute to our CLASH content by filming a short video that we can release through our social media channels. Submit your video to this clever platform. Cultivator Clash (

Say hi to other pledgers

We’re running a series of CLASH drop-in sessions on Zoom throughout the fortnight where you can chat with the CLASH team and other pledgers.

Get the details and register for a drop-in session

If you’re not sure what to pledge this will be a great springboard for ideas.


We’d love you to get involved with all of the above but the most important thing is to make a pledge. B Corp certified Do Nation will check back in with you over the next couple of months to see how you’re getting on with incorporating your day-to-day life, and at the end will total up the carbon reduction that we will collectively achieve by each doing our part. 1,000 pledges as a goal feels big but not if the creative community comes together to make it happen – and you can pledge as many things as you realistically think you can stick to.

If you can’t find anything from this list that excites or motivates you, or you just want to do more, check out the Sustainable Creative Charter that was the product of the ‘hive’ mind of 100 creatives at last year’s Goodfest. You can sign up for that as well and receive a free logo pack to put on your communications to show your commitment.

Good luck and get started!