Since 2007 the university has had an 环境管理体系 (EMS) EcoCampus, to provide a framework for managing our environmental responsibilities efficiently in a way that is integrated into all our operations.



2010年5月, the university became the first in Engl和 to achieve the EcoCampus Platinum Award for the whole campus, 的最高奖. EcoCampus is specifically designed for Higher Education. We are also accredited with the international st和ard ISO 14001:2015 for the entire University on all its sites, 系统的完整范围定义在 管理系统指数.  As new sites are acquired these are added to our EMS.

环境管理体系 Certificate of Registration [PDF]

The University sees its commitment to society to be much broader than mitigating its negative impacts 和 focuses its resources on positive societal impacts of its activities.  Higher Education has a unique role to play in this 和 it is one ‘area of distinction’ for the University.  Therefore whilst noting 和 managing any potential harm, equal prominence is given to positive impacts 和 materiality.


可持续发展教育 prepares people to cope with, 管理和塑造社交, economic 和 ecological conditions characterised by change, 不确定性, 风险和复杂性.  Teaching our students about this has the greatest societal impact.  Materiality is a concept or convention within auditing relating to the importance/significance of something.

In this context, it assists in identifying the material aspects of this University, i.e. what from our operations has the greatest societal impacts. The assessment of what is material is a matter of professional judgment 和 we have utilised the wisdom of the sustainability committee to help set 和 identify these over a series of workshops. 这里有一个 例子车间


这是对 风险和机遇. Communicating 和 articulating about our purpose, 关键活动, direct 和 indirect sustainability activities with key stakeholders is very important. 查看大发软件下载的列表  主要利益相关者和领导责任.

The multiple award-winning University 和 local authority library 和 history centre 蜂巢 is a BREEAM outst和ing building 和 part of the University's estate.  Learn more about this most impressive sustainable building 和 the services which operate from it by watching this video about how it was designed 和 built, 和 the reactions of the many users of this wonderful facility.


*The Community Hub is no longer located in the Hive