Sustainable Company Spotlight: Barder

Posted by Rachael Gilpin on Mar 29, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Barder has created a platform where buyers and sellers can connect and acquire materials that go unused for a more circular economy. The peer-to-peer initiative was founded upon the idea that materials don’t always need to be reproduced, they often already exist within the collective art space.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry, Sustainability

Our 2021 Carbon Footprint

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Feb 28, 2022 10:20:07 AM

We are proud to share our 2021 carbon footprint report, along with product updates that will help our clients achieve their own climate goals.

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Topics: Sustainability

Furthering our Climate Commitment

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Oct 15, 2021 9:19:31 AM

From doing an institutional audit and setting Science Based Targets, to supporting our clients calculating their carbon footprint, read about our climate commitment.

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Topics: ARTA News, Sustainability

Sustainability Initiatives in the Art Industry

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Feb 23, 2021 12:27:59 PM

In the past year, there has been more dialogue on sustainability and we've seen an influx of new initiatives advocating for a climate-conscious future in the arts. And while we are excited to see our clients expressing interest in addressing climate change, so many don't know where to start. Here are some of the resources we would recommend to learn more and take action.

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Topics: Industry, Partners, Sustainability

Know the Basics: Sea Freight

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Feb 16, 2021 8:54:09 AM

While the environmental benefits of shipping via ocean freight are indisputable, there are many other factors to consider. Here are the biggest differences between air and sea freight and the different ways you can ship via sea.

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Topics: International Shipping, Sustainability, Sea Freight

Our 2020 Carbon Footprint & Support of Conservation

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Dec 9, 2020 11:29:44 AM

As a next step in our commitment to sustainability, we produced our first shipping emissions audit and are proud to announce that we have made a donation on behalf of our clients to old-growth forest conservation to counteract the emissions produced from all shipments booked with ARTA in 2020. Read about why we chose to invest in conservation and learn more about the project.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry, Sustainability

Our Commitment to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint and Promoting Sustainability

Posted by Meredith Blechman on Nov 4, 2020 5:39:33 PM

ARTA is committed to being a thought leader in pushing the art industry to take meaningful action to reduce its carbon footprint. Over the next few years, our goals are to both emit less CO2 into the air (emissions reduction) and to invest in removing existing CO2 from the air (carbon removal). Read about our commitment to sustainability and plans for the future.

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Topics: ARTA News, Industry, Sustainability

About ARTA 

Best in class logistics software for high-value goods and collectibles.

ARTA's API automates shipping and fulfillment for high-value and collectible objects. Our software provides instant shipping costs for any item type—regardless of size, material, or price point—allowing our customers to reduce overhead, scale faster and offer a frictionless purchase experience for their buyers. With end-to-end global fulfillment services including shipping, packing, tracking, insurance, and more, ARTA is an all-in-one logistics solution for merchants and marketplaces.