Green Impact Sheffield
The University of Sheffield

What is green impact?


Green Impact is an environmental accreditation and awards scheme developed by the NUS that runs in universities, colleges and community organisations across the UK.

Green Impact aims to green institutions and encourage positive environmental behaviours. Staff departmental teams follow a structured online workbook, tailored to our University and filled with well-explained, straightforward and fun actions. Over the course of the year, the programme brings together staff and students to implement these actions, improving a department’s impact upon the environment. This greens the framework of the University and allows for powerful behaviour change to occur with staff greening the institution from the bottom up.

Recent blog posts

….it’s almost Christmas…

December 20th, 2013 - Posted under: Green Impact 2012/13 - Leave a Comment

Well this is my last day for writing a blog in 2013. With only 2 more days of work until the Christmas break the count down is well on its way. With many people finishing today we’re having to start making sure that as folks leave for the holiday all of their electrical equipment is […]



Green Travel to Work Day

December 19th, 2013 - Posted under: Green Impact 2012/13 - Leave a Comment

Today sees the first of our Student Services Green Travel to Work days. All staff have been asked to think about travelling green by walking, cycling or using public transport, or if they need to use the car to give someone else a lift. This idea came about after some discussions when we tried to […]



Tips, tips and more tips

December 18th, 2013 - Posted under: Green Impact 2012/13 - Leave a Comment

In Student Services we have a Green Impact tip of the month displayed at the start of each of our monthly briefing sessions. This is a great way to keep the initiatives live and the Director of Student Services, Andrew West, helps this along by making a brief reference to the tip, reminding everyone about […]



Sustainability Showcase

Green Impact is all about celebrating the achievements and progress teams have made over the course of the academic year

There are lots of different levels of award: working towards Bronze, Silver, Gold, Special and Excellence which means that no team misses out and all achievements are rewarded!