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York Sustainability Network

The York Sustainability Network brings together alumni, staff and students who are passionate about overcoming the challenges facing our planet and creates a forum to share new ideas and solutions to create a more sustainable world. 

Join our wellbeing action days!

Being out in nature is known to improve our wellbeing as well as having a positive impact on our local environment. With this in mind, the Alumni Sustainability Network is working on a series of wellbeing action days. Get your hands dirty and make a positive impact on our environment and your wellbeing. Good for you, good for the planet!

Register your interest in our action days:

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Details of our next wellbeing action day can be found in the 'Get Involved' section below.

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Wellbeing Action Day: Tree Maintenance on Campus East!

Our first event aims to bring together alumni, students, and staff to care for the trees and wildlife on our beautiful campus. Get your hands dirty and make a positive impact on our environment and your wellbeing!

Food Production & Consumption Panel Discussion

Sustainability Week, join an established panel of experts as they dive into and discuss the topic food production and consumption.

Stockholm Environment Institute News & Events

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is an independent, international research institute, which has specialised in environment and development research for over thirty years.

Sustainability on LinkedIn Learning

York for Life has partnered with education industry leader LinkedIn Learning to provide University of York alumni with free access to their extensive catalogue of expert-led content, real-world insights and hands-on courses. A wide variety of sustainability-related modules are available for you to upskill or satisfy your curiosity to drive positive change for a more sustainable future.

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Sustainability Newsletter

Sign up to our Sustainability newsletter to find out about the latest research happening at York and to hear about the sustainability journeys of alumni across the world.

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Sustainable York

Sustainability has been an important part of York for many years and is one of the key research themes. The launch of the 2022-30 Sustainability Plan also sees the University committing to becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Find out more about our research and the new sustainability initiatives helping us achieve these goals.

Find out more

Read the latest sustainability news on the University’s Sustainability Blog.

Get in touch

We are still in the early stages of developing the Sustainability Network and would love to hear from you if you are interested in getting more involved or have any suggestions or ideas for how we can build the network. Contact us at