Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Zero by 2040

The University of Edinburgh has committed to become zero carbon by 2040. The University's Climate Strategy 2016 lays out a comprehensive whole institution approach to climate change mitigation and adaptation in order to achieve its ambitious targets.

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Learn more about social responsibility and sustainability at the University of Edinburgh.

Find out ways to get involved, including volunteering roles, placements and student societies.

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Get involved in research and teaching collaborations, and join our Academic Network.

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Find out how to make your area of work more socially responsible and sustainable.

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We work together in a number of different social responsibility and sustainability areas.

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability supports staff and students to create a sustainable and socially responsible environment at the University and beyond.

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