Where are we? Where are we going?
Climate change is amongst the most important strategic drivers for universities and all organisations. But it is difficult to integrate into strategy and planning because of its scale and complexity, and the fact that it touches every part of an institution’s work.
A new report
released today by SUMS Consulting
and the Higher Education Strategic Planners Association (HESPA)
looks at the current state of sector practice for integrating climate as a strategic driver and makes recommendations to support universities’ journey towards being net zero, climate resilient institutions.
A separate Executive Summary
is also available.
The report emphasises the need to have the specialist expertise of sustainability professionals at the table
to develop the strategic position of climate at universities, and looks at how strategic planners, sustainability teams and other professional groups can work together towards this end.
Key findings include:
SUMS Consulting are a Strategic Partner of EAUC. We are proud to provide sustainability consulting services to the further and higher education sector, in partnership with them.