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.
We’re back! After a bit of a cool down period for website maintenance, our site is getting back to business and posting regular Green Impact updates. We’ll also be sharing useful hints, tricks and tips for adopting a greener lifestyle, and welcome your contributions! If you’re a student or member of staff at the University of Sheffield and […]
Feeling competitive? Get your team to complete as many actions as possible this week, fill them in on the workbook (www.greenimpact.org.uk/sheffield) by Sunday 27th, and the team that completes the most will WIN a pedometer for every member!
Our first university-wide GI team meeting is on December 17th at 12pm-1pm. There will be nibbles for everyone and the chance to mingle with others from all over the university taking part in the scheme. All team members are very welcome – and please feel free to invite others who aren’t taking part in the […]
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!