Policy & Strategy
Newcastle University Environmental Sustainability Policy
The latest version of the Environmental Policy was approved by University Council on the 13th December, 2010.
The Environmental Sustainability Strategy
This has been approved by University Council.
The strategy formalises the university's commitment to environmental sustainability and acknowledges that changing the way we work and study is essential to reduce our environmental impact. Most importantly it includes an action plan which sets objectives and targets covering key areas including:
- Implementing EcoCampus - a sector specific Environmental Management System
- Reducing energy and water use
- Increased recycling and waste minimisation
- Sustainable travel
- Green procurement
- Biodiversity enhancement
- and more!
The action plan is working document and is current being reviewed. A downloadable version of the action plan will be available soon.