This category recognises initiatives which have achieved significant reductions in the carbon footprint of an institution through the likes of:
There is no presumption that institutions will have participated in the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Management Programme, or other such activities, although activities connected with this are certainly eligible. Applications are only likely to be successful if they provide considerable quantitative evidence on the nature of the improvements made and demonstrate a causal relationship between activities undertaken and improvements achieved. Applications must also demonstrate real improvement, rather than precursor activities such as foot-printing or setting of targets.
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The 2014 Green Gown Awards Winners’ Brochure which explores the journeys all these institutions have taken.
The University of Salford has a challenging carbon target of an absolute reduction of 43% by Sept 2020 from 2005/6 baseline.
The ‘Octave’ is the University of Salford’s state of the art virtual reality suite. At its most extensive, it can present an eight-sided projected environment...
Upgrading ventilation and controls systems for the University of Reading’s chemistry teaching lab fume cupboards has returned major energy savings
Outstanding progress in reducing staff single person car commuter journeys from 40% to 16.5% has been achieved at Newcastle through consistent university wide effort over a decade
The aim of the project was simply to produce less waste and use less energy in order to improve the ecological footprint of the College.
The aim of the Bodleian Libraries energy project was to reduce annual costs by at least £100,000 so they could continue to offer world class services to students and researchers
Bournemouth University’s Carbon Management Plan is a comprehensive programme of works aiming to meet the challenging 2015/16 target of a 30% reduction in absolute...
The implementation of the Lancaster University wind turbine project was difficult and controversial, but successfully completed in 2012.
EAUC is delighted and proud to announce the Green Gown Awards finalists 2014 - all vying for the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the tertiary education sector.