Social Responsibility and Sustainability


The latest news about Social Responsibility and Sustainability from across the University.

Changes to the Sustainability Awards programme

Trophies at the 2015 Edinburgh University Sustainability Awards
The University's Sustainability Awards programme is changing in response to feedback from teams.

University announced as finalist in Green Gown Awards

The University of Edinburgh is a finalist in two categories of the Green Gown Awards 2015.

University and EUSA win NUS sustainability and social responsibility awards

The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh University Students’ Association have been awarded the NUS Responsible Futures accreditation and also NUS Green Impact awards at a national ceremony in Manchester.

Circular Economy report published

Researchers and practitioners at the University of Edinburgh have been working together to identify how principles of the Circular Economy can be embedded in Research, Learning & Teaching and Operations at the University and have published a report on their findings.

Fossil fuel divestment intent signalled

A signpost in George Square
The University is writing to three of the world’s biggest fossil fuel producers to inform them that it intends to fully divest from their activities within the next six months.

Staff and students recognised at Sustainability Awards

The innovation and achievement of both staff and students was celebrated at the fifth annual Edinburgh Sustainability Awards.