Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
The eleventh Sustainable Development Goal is to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
What we’re doing (University activity)
Air Quality Research
The Air Quality Group provide creative solutions to tomorrow’s air quality challenges, informing and enabling intelligent decisions grounded in world class research. Through Air Quality Innovations, they deliver products and services for a range of clients: local authorities, policy makers, government agencies, research institutes and industry, that are tailored to client needs.
We have already met our waste management 2020 targets:
- Achieve 50% on-site segregation of waste for recycling (by weight) – current rate 55%
- Achieve 95% diversion from landfill (by weight) – current rate 97%
Civic University Agreement
The University of Leicester is among 30 universities to sign a new “Civic University Agreement” to reaffirm its role in contributing positively to the local community.