A red hot social enterprise - The Cheltenham Chilli Company The aim of the project was simple; get students producing their own food sustainably.
Clive Wilson is both a leader and engager in equal measure. As a leader Clive initiated Ecoversity, one of the first full institution sustainability programmes in our sector.
Ian Brown has driven the College’s vision to be a sustainable organisation at the heart of its community; identifying, developing & embedding new environmental schemes...
The Biodiversity Index is an interactive web-based tool that enables people with little knowledge of ecology to do a rapid but scientific assessment of the level of plant...
CarbonBuzz is a unique online platform used by architects, engineers, property owners and operators in the public and private sector.
Ivan Hopkins has revolutionised the catering menus based around sustainability, gaining the prestigious Silver Food for Life accreditation.
Grow Allot is an exciting initiative created by the City College Plymouth to restore an area of disused ground at its Kings Road site into an allotment style, community garden.
The £9.8M Centre for Global Eco-Innovation unites the expertise, resources and global contacts of Lancaster University, the University of Liverpool, and Inventya Limited.
Manchester Veg People is a multi-stakeholder co-operative of local organic growers and buyers who are working together to develop a new model for the local food supply chain.
LCF students were invited to showcase their design work, which uses plants from the College’s dye garden to colour cloth, at Chelsea Flower Show in May 2013
GLEE, the University of Bradford’s Student Experience enhancement project that has radically improved the old, inefficient learning environment of the City Campus Library.
The vision of Eat Your Campus is to plant fruit and nut trees along cycle paths and footpaths planted by people who live, work and pass through these places.
The university established an initiative to engage more staff to support the strategic development of state schools in its local communities by volunteering as School Governors.
The University of Sheffield and ReCycle Bikes are working together to provide students with reliable, cheaper alternatives to new bikes.
The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) is an internationally leading academic facility for pioneering pure and applied green and sustainable chemical research.
Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) estate comprises over 240 hectares of land across its three campuses, ranging from city centre to farmland.
The Carbon Footprinting in Schools project placed student volunteers into six under-achieving schools in Leicestershire to create a carbon footprint for the school and teach the...
Looking to continually improve, Durham University’s Procurement Service has worked collaboratively with senior management, suppliers and internal stakeholders to improve...
Many business premises, areas of public land, historic buildings and even airports use grazing as a way of managing their grass areas.
To meet the University’s target of a 30% carbon reduction, the Catering department analysed its carbon footprint and identified ways to improve environmental performance.
This course helps students gain the knowledge, skills and capabilities they will need to act as a catalyst to inspire and bring about change towards sustainability.
Through interactive events Your Green Future inspires school students with employment opportunities available to them within the green economy. University sustainability...
Coventry University’s grounds team have created an interactive campus for fun, learning and research replacing places of traditional planting and bedding .
A sustainable approach pilot to theatre production, using a musical theatre project, which is a core part of the curriculum for 3rd year BA Acting /Theatre Production students.
A student led ESD initiative, reflecting a commitment to offering students opportunities to learn about issues of global importance such as environmental awareness &...
Humanitarian Sustainability uses Add+Vantage (A+V) employability modules to teach students the importance of applying sustainability concepts in humanitarian response situations.
The Rosalind Franklin refurbishment has been a cornerstone in the School of Science and Technology teaching and learning facilities at Nottingham Trent University.
The Manchester College upcycled a derelict Grade 2 listed public baths building, designed by renowned architect Henry Price in 1910
The aim of the project was to embed sustainability and environmental management as a core principal of the college and make significant year on year improvements
This facility will provide unique curriculum and learning opportunities for further and higher education and for research and development throughout Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Situated on a rural campus 4.5 km S of Lancaster city centre, the area is hilly and can experience inclement weather, not ideal geographical conditions for a successful Travel...
Falmouth Exeter Plus is the shared services delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter at their £200M shared campus in Cornwall.
Over the past five years the University has transformed its approach to sustainability, and its overall sustainability performance. This has involved both a bottom-up approach,...
As a research intensive, wholly post-graduate University, with its own sewage works and airport, Cranfield has a diverse range of challenges to address when it comes to carbon...
Harrow Colleges’ sustainability objective has benefitted staff, students, contractors, wildlife and the local community by raising awareness and improving working practices.
The project has improved the knowledge and skills of staff, learners and their families about what they can do to save and sustain resources in their home, neighbourhood and city.
This project is about embedding sustainability into the student curriculum and into their and staff’s lives at South Essex College.
EcoBCoT is a strategic initiative that started in September 2012 and has made a huge impact in its first twelve months at Basingstoke College of Technology
“That bit extra” promotes engaging projects that has included everything from plants to pants.
The Finalists' brochure gives you an overview of each of our Finalists' and about their initiatives
A case study from a Green Gown Award winner about the Carbon Challenge scheme which has achieved significant savings to the university during its two years of operation.
Late 2009, Engineers without Borders, a student engineering society in the University of Warwick, sought support from the university Estates Office for a 1kW wind turbine project.
TAFE NSW Northern Sydney Institute (NSI) made a commitment in 2011 to embed education for sustainability (EfS) into all education and training programs by 2013.
The Lakeside Drive Community Garden (LDCG) at Charles Darwin University (CDU) is an award winning outreach program of CDU’s Office of Community Engagement.
The University of Tasmania has shown increasing commitment over the past few years by defining the sustainability agenda and increasing resourcing.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is focused on embedding sustainability on all its campuses and sites and across all areas of learning, discovery and engagement.
Green Week Precinct is a full week of activities, films, Q&As, talks, debates, fashion parades, competition and photography exhibition that raised awareness of environmental...
The winners’ brochure from the 2012 Green Gown Awards, recognising the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by tertiary education across the UK &...
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE (SCIT) has a vision to be a leader in education for sustainability and sustainable operations.
James Cook University has embarked on an ambitious energy management and efficiency program that has realised major cost and energy savings and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.