Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Case studies and news

Read case studies from the University's Climate Research and Sustainable Campus Fund projects.

Read Sustainability Champion case studies from 2020

Sustainable Campus Fund case studies

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Find out about the Sustainable Campus Fund, from developing your initial idea, the application process, through to project completion

Climate research

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We have world-leading academics working on research aimed at tackling climate change, examining everything from carbon management through to wind and wave technology.

Archive: Energy Coordinator case studies

Find out about the experiences and achievements of Energy Coordinators. The Sustainability Champions network, open to staff and students, is our current opportunity for promoting energy saving at the University.



University finalist in five Green Gown Awards categories

University and Students' Association sign Sustainable Development Goals Accord


University participates in Climate Week 2017

University of Edinburgh becomes member of All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group

Energy Coordinator Summer Meetup

Scottish Government’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee visit the University

Update on the Sustainable Campus Fund – saving carbon and money at The University of Edinburgh

SRS Staff and Student Workshop 2017: building a vision for 2040


Edinburgh improves standing in University League

£100,000 annual savings expected from first eight Sustainable Campus Fund projects

University is finalist in Green Gown Awards 2016

Social Responsibility and Sustainability workshop

COP21 debrief: what did our staff and academics think?


New cooperative launches share offer to harness the power of the sun for community benefit

University announced as finalist in Green Gown Awards

University and EUSA win NUS sustainability and social responsibility awards