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 Video Guide 2019. Here are some of our most recent developments:
International Sustainable Campus Network
The University of York are a signed up member of the ISCN (International Sustainable Campus Network) and as such support the ISCN Sustainable Campus Charter to enhance sustainability.
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