Social Responsibility and Sustainability

2022 news

Social responsibility and sustainability news from 2022.

Sustainability award win for University

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Mathieson, holding trophy for ISCN award 2022
The University’s efforts to fight the climate crisis have been recognised with an international award.

University ranks sixth in UK for positive impact

The University has ranked among the world’s top institutions for its social, environmental and economic impact.

Biodiversity plan launched to benefit plants, animals and more

Biodiversity Plan 2022 print mockup
The University's first ever biodiversity plan will protect and enhance green spaces on campus, and in the wider community, for all who enjoy them.

Sustainability Action Week, April 2022

Sustainability Action Week, Saturday 2 April to Friday 8 April, #UoETakeAction
Saturday 2 April to Friday 8 April. Join the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability for our Sustainability Action Week to learn, network, influence, engage and build skills that will give you the tools to take action in shaping a just transition to a zero carbon, resilient global society.

Gold award for Hedgehog Friendly Campus

Hedgehog Friendly Campus Gold Award 2021/22
The University of Edinburgh has been awarded a gold accreditation as a Hedgehog Friendly Campus thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers.

Quarter 1 highlights for 2021/22

Positive Imaginings climate circus performance
An overview of what the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability did during August to November 2021, including highlights, lessons learned and future priorities.