Social Responsibility and Sustainability

2020 news

Social responsibility and sustainability news from 2020.

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Sustainability Champions: call for case studies (chance to win a £20 Eco Larder voucher!)

Sustainability Champions banner - two hands either side of earth
Show off how you are going above and beyond, and help other Sustainability Champions to replicate your ideas when we're back on campus by creating a short case study!

Top 10 highlights from our Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report 2018-19

Top 10
We're excited to reveal our top 10 highlights of the great work students and staff have been doing to make Edinburgh a more socially responsible and sustainable university in 2018-19.

Edinburgh ranked 30th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

University of Edinburgh ranked 30th in Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings assesses the social, environmental and economic impact of universities based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Student Project Grant: 2019 recipients

We are delighted to announce the winners of the SRS Student Project Grant for 2019.

University becomes test-bed for low carbon innovation in construction

New collaboration between academia, industry and the public sector aims to accelerate Scotland's transition to a low carbon economy by focusing on innovation in construction and the built environment.

Funding and support available for social enterprises to take part in Edinburgh Food Festival

Share your impact and food or drink products with the Edinburgh Food Festival
The University of Edinburgh has partnered with Social Investment Scotland and Assembly to share an opportunity for food and drink-based social enterprises to be part of the Edinburgh Food Festival.

Edinburgh students recognised at Environmental Enterprise Programme Awards

The Environmental Enterprise Placement Awards celebrate the achievements of students and graduates within businesses across Scotland.