Social Responsibility and Sustainability


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

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Step 2: Complete our 30 minute online training

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Step 3: Find out more ways you can get involved below:

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Training for staff

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Learn about social responsibility and sustainability at the University of Edinburgh through our online training course 'Be Sustainable', or take your knowledge to the next level with 'Be Sustainable Advanced'. You can also find out how to request an in-person training session.

Be part of the Sustainability Awards for staff

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The Sustainability Awards offer an opportunity for staff to make a difference and contribute towards the University becoming more socially responsible and sustainable.

Volunteering opportunities for staff

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If you're passionate about one or more areas of sustainability, you can build them into your work by becoming a social responsibility and sustainability champion. Join our staff networks for sustainability, active travel, academics and community engagement.

Funding and support for staff

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Have an idea for a project for social responsibility and sustainability at the University? Explore opportunities to access funding and support for staff, including the Staff Project Grant, Sustainable Campus Fund, and ways to harness the University's research for positive change using the living lab approach.

Practical sustainability advice and resources for staff

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Read guidance on energy saving, waste reduction, sustainable travel, buying responsibly and sustainable labs for staff.

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