Find out how to make your area of work more socially responsible and sustainable.
Step 1: Sign up to our newsletter and follow us on social media
Step 2: Complete our 30 minute online training
Step 3: Find out more ways you can get involved below:
Go zero carbon by 2040
Join the drive for the University to become Zero by 2040. Learn energy saving tips, become an energy coordinator, apply for the sustainable campus fund and more.
Be part of the Sustainability Awards
The Sustainability Awards offer an opportunity for staff and students to make a difference and contribute towards the University becoming more socially responsible and sustainable.
Reduce, reuse, recycle
The Circular Economy is about transitioning from a ‘take-make-dispose’ linear approach to resource use, to systems that encourage reuse and extraction of maximum value before returning resources to the biosphere.
Fairness in trade and sustainable procurement means calling for responsible practices in relation to workers, environment and society to be followed by our suppliers.
Collaborate and explore support and training opportunities
We support a range of research, teaching and training activities around social responsibility and sustainability-related issues.
Make your lab more sustainable
Labs use many times more energy and water per square metre than office spaces. Being conscious of your resource and energy use can make a big difference.
Get involved with the local community
Find out how you can have a positive impact on the surrounding Edinburgh community.