Local Actions - What Policies will have the Greatest Impact

Tags: EAUCConf17 | Community and Public Engagement | Community Engagement

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This workshop presentation is from the “Global Goals: Local Action” EAUC Annual Conference 2017, presented by Maria Kirrane, Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Limerick. William Horan - University of Limerick. Dr Bernadette O’Regan – University of Limerick. Professor Richard Moles – University of Limerick and fell under the People, Place and Justice stream. To find more presentations and resources from this Conference, search for EAUCConf17.

This workshop session introduced attendees to the SEMPRe Policy Evaluation Tool. This tool will enable institutions to measure the impact of a particular policy, for example a behavioural change programme, on their environmental performance.  This will allow institutions to prioritise actions that need to be put in place to make them more sustainable. The tool has been developed for and implemented in a range of settlements in Ireland. It is currently being adapted, by this team, to the third level educational system.