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This presentation was given as part of the 'Building Socially Responsible Institutions' Summit at the EAUC-Scotland Conference 2017 by Michelle Brown, Head of Social Responsibility & Sustainability Programmes at the University of Edinburgh

Session Outline

This presentation outlines what 'Social Responsibility' means, particularly to the University of Edinburgh. The presentation gives strong examples of the university's continuous efforts to act socially responsible, including their commitments and policies around Electronics Watch, Modern Slavery Act and Conflicts Minerals.

The University work with their students, who push for action, but due to the department being part of Corporate Services any decisions made can have impact throughout the institution.


EAUC-Scotland held their fourth conference on the 22nd February 2017 at the University of Stirling. Find all resources from the Conference using the tag EAUCS2017, and find out more about the event on the Conference webpages.

Find the other resources from the 'Building Socially Responsible Institutions' Summit here.