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1 Celebrating Success 5 th June, 2014 Professor Tony Stevenson Pro-Vice-Chancellor Planning and Resources 1

2 2 World Environment Day

3 Vision To Achieve – Financial and Environmental Sustainability Societal Challenges – Ageing; Sustainability; Social Renewal

4 Operational Environmental Sustainability 4 Recent achievements include: Attaining a 1st Class award from People and Planet Green League 2013 Dual accreditation- EcoCampus Platinum & ISO14001 – Renewed 2014 Recycling Rate >90% and zero general waste to landfill Introduced resource redistribution scheme, WARPit Completion of £4.4m boiler scheme saved circa 6000t CO 2 to date An additional £1.2M invested in carbon reduction projects over last 5 years, saving £427k and 2,500 tonnes CO 2 p.a. Water use reduced by a further 3.9% % since 2008/9 Proportion of staff travelling to work by car reduced from 40% in 2004 to 19.6% in 2013 Undertaken 3 rd year of Green Impact The ESS Sustainability Team and a network of 80 volunteer Environmental Co-ordinators work to reduce the environmental impacts of the University.

5 Operational Environmental Sustainability Windsor Terrace Development Savings

6 Sustainability Resource Guide Best Environmental Initiative – Highly Commended Launched 12 th March 2014 Collaborative Project between the University Library, SAgE and the Institute for Sustainability Provides a comprehensive source of information on all aspects of sustainability L-R Karen Crinnion, Moira Bent, Jen Hazelton, Sue Haile Caryn Evans Richard Adamson

7 Sustainable Food Initiatives Best Environmental Initiative – Highly Commended 10 Outlets awarded Bronze Food for Life MSC certified fish in all outlets Contract established to send all food waste to anaerobic digestion, diverting waste from landfill Purchased an electric vehicle for delivered services Healthy and Sustainable Food Policy

8 Grounds Team Biodiversity Initiatives Best Environmental Initiative – Highly Commended Tom Vasey Ian Walker Pollinator Garden- Robinson Library Guided Tree Walks Paul Cowan

9 Best Environmental Initiative - Winner Accommodation & Hospitality Foodbank Initiative Launched summer 2013 Residents of University owned accommodation encouraged to donate any unopened food jars/tins/packets Campaign repeated in Christmas metric ton of food waste donated to the Trussell Trust Foodbanks

10 Sustainable Estate Project – Highly Commended Grand Hotel Refurbishment L-R John McNeil, Andy Ransome, Paul Bandeen, Robin Beattie Paul Nicholson

11 Sustainable Estate Project - Winner Cockle Park Refurbishment

12 Green Impact Working Towards Bronze Award- Merz Court L-R Daniel Nova, Zaynab Sherif, Rob Dixon, Isabel Cipriani Avila

13 Green Impact Bronze Award NUBsies (NU Business School) Ellen Arkless

14 Green Impact Bronze Award Castle Leazes June Battista

15 Green Impact Bronze Awards Psycho Warriors L-R Katie Lodge, Se-Wah Shek and Karen Clark Richard Armstrong Darren Burr Ashleigh Gibson

16 Green Impact Silver Award Library Green Group Terri Hennissey Sara Bird Richard CatherallDeborah Anderson L-R Linda Errington, David Gardner, Libby Matthewson

17 Green Impact Catering Gold Award Lean Green Catering Machine Kay Jones Megan Robson Nikki Watkins Steven Hogg Michelle Milligan

18 Green Impact Gold Award King’s Gate Ecoteam Steven Hogg Helen Butler Melanie Dunnett Elaine Patterson Marie PattisonRachel Watson

19 Green Impact Gold Award The Wombles (Leazes Terrace) L-R Kathleen Stevenson, Mark Barrow, Ian Brown Helen Pearson Dylan Berry

20 Green Impact Highest Achiever Award- IHS Ecoteam L-R Ruth Wood, Matthew Breckons, Juliet Schick, Liam Dale, Lindsay Bramwell and Denise Heighton Angela Jones Tomos Robinson

21 Green Impact Innovation Award- IHS EcoTeam L-R Ruth Wood, Matthew Breckons, Juliet Schick, Liam Dale, Lindsay Bramwell and Denise Heighton Angela Jones Tomos Robinson Launched IHS EcoTeam blog Promotion of green initiatives though IHS webpages Support with recruiting new teams to the scheme

22 Outstanding Achievement Award Students’ Union and SCAN NUS Green Fund Projects (various) Green Impact Student’s Union Gold L-R Red Kellie, Bob Milan, Phillip Hay SCAN Committee 2014

23 Thank you and Congratulations to all 23


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