Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
The twelfth Sustainable Development Goal is to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
What we’re doing (University activity)
Sustainable Procurement Guidance
The Sustainable Procurement Guidance provides a menu of sustainability risk mitigations and added value options for including in tenders/contracts, including in relation to demand management and product efficiency, as is relevant and proportionate to the contract in question.
Ethical Investment Policy
The Ethical Investment Policy commits the University to investing our endowment funds on a responsible basis, taking into account the concerns of the Social Impact Strategy.
In addition, the University has allocated 11% of the endowment funds to impact investments across the themes of resource efficiency, clean energy, financial services, healthcare and education.
Plan-it Change Student Society’s Pop-up Zero Waste Store
As part of Go Green Week, the Plan-It Change Student Society ran a successful zero waste store on campus and hope it to become a regular thing.