The Sustainability Strategy Nov 2012 (PDF , 347kb) sets out in more detail the objectives underpinning these aspirations. The Action Plan (Sustainability Tracker (MS Excel , 35kb) sets out more detail of how this should be achieved.
Environmental Sustainability Policy
As a prestigious Russell Group University, we have the capability to deliver extensive environmental contributions through our internationally recognised academic teaching, research programmes and campus-based activities.
Our Environmental Sustainability Policy sets out our commitments to:
- Develop our environmental management systems
- Protect the environment and minimise pollutions from our activities
- Comply with environmental rules and regulations
- Increase sound scientific knowledge of environmental sustainability through our research and educational programmes
We have a wide range of initiatives, activities and actions that contribute to the University's position as a sustainable institution. For the full range of our initiatives check out our Sustainable York guide. Here are some of our most recent developments:
Modern Slavery Act statement
We are fully aware of our obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and we have summarised here the steps we have taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in our supply chains or in any part of our core activities.