Environmental Objectives & Targets

In order to continually improve our environmental performance we set objectives and periodically identify targets.
Amongst the University’s objectives, shown in the Environmental Sustainability Policy, are:

  • Reduce our energy consumption and associated carbon emissions
  • Minimise our use of water
  • Implement a waste minimisation strategy and maintain a high recycling rate
  • Promote and support sustainable travel options for commuting and business travel
  • Put procedures in place to implement sustainable construction and green procurement
  • Preserve and enhance the biodiversity of the estate
  • Empower and motivate staff, students and stakeholders through appropriate environmental education and communication
  • Integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations within our investment strategy.

A full list of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and targets can be found listed in the EMS and EnMS Action Plan (118KB).