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.
So today is deadline day and it falls on me to write our final blog. I had a few ideas floating around, ranging from how Apple have recently been having heated discussions with shareholders on the amount they spend on ‘green’ initiatives, all the way to wondering how much water has just been lost from […]
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!