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Greening Universities Toolkit

Aug 17, 2020

UNEP believes that universities have a particular responsibility both to help define and also to become exemplars of environmental best practice. Crucially, this includes not only research activities, but also the University’s own fabric and operations.

The focus of this Toolkit is to provide University staff and students with a selection of strategies, tools and resources, gleaned from the literature, from global case studies and from practice which are intended to inspire, encourage and support Universities to develop and implement their own transformative strategies for establishing green, resource-efficient and low carbon campuses. In turn, it is hoped the “green campus” will help inform the “green curriculum”, and extending beyond institutional boundaries, help to catalyse more sustainable communities.

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Pledge

Resources for pledging a Net Zero target

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Plan

Resources for making a Net Zero business plan

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Proceed

Resources for taking immediate action toward achieving Net Zero

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Publish

Resources for reporting your progress

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Partner

Resources for partnering with other organisations and sectors to ensure a global, coordinated Net Zero future 

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