- Social Responsibility and Sustainability
The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability works to enable the University to understand, explain and deliver on its ambition to be a leading socially responsible and sustainable university.
The University of Edinburgh is committed to being a world leader in addressing global challenges including poverty, climate change and the growing demand for energy, food and water.
The Department was created in 2014 to understand how the University can work to respond to these challenges.
We aim to do this by:
Our work cuts across the following areas:
Our current programmes are:
Read more about what we plan to do in our four-year strategy:
The University's ambitious social responsibility and sustainability goals are defined and monitored by a number of strategies, plans and committees.