Universities and colleges are increasingly seen as vital focal points to stimulate much needed growth and innovation rather than being separate and distinct from the concerns of the real world. Engagement with wider society and in particular business and industry is now often central to the activities of an institution and potentially an important revenue stream as funding cuts begin to be felt. The nature of relationships between business, industry and institutions can be an important measure of social responsibility, the extent to which all parties commit to working together in ways that also benefit wider society.
A link to the website of the Staffordshire University hub of regeneration and sustainability where you can find out more about how it works with with regeneration professionals.
The link takes you to more information about the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme on the Carbon Trust's website.
This guide discusses; Strategic Overview, Contractual and Project Methodology, Financial Incentives, Renewable Power Technologies and Renewable Heat Technologies
The Government Buying Standards (formerly the Buy Sustainable - Quick Wins) have been designed to make it easier for government buyers to buy sustainably.
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive came into force in January 2007 and aims to both reduce the amount of WEEE being produced and encourage everyone...
Cathy Green, Sustainability Officer (Voluntary Activities), University of Gloucestershire, asked EAUC Members for tips for compiling an informal ‘Guide to organising...
This Universities UK publication showcases the contribution of higher education institutions to this ‘greening’ agenda. Published 2008.
This guide introduces two types of carbon footprinting that affect businesses.
A publication from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors sets out the key issues and major challenges for sustainable property investment and management.
In October 2012 Glasgow Caledonian University hosted a Sustainable Procurement Topic Support Network focussed on Scope 3 Supply Chain (procurement) emissions.