Best performance to date unlikely to help English universities hit carbon goals
English universities have achieved their best year-on-year reduction in carbon emissions to date, although an annual 7% reduction is unlikely to put the sector on track to meet a 2020 carbon reduction target.
10 ways to drive engagement with energy efficiency
edie brings you the second energy efficiency cheat sheet in association with E.ON, this time focusing on the top 10 ways to drive engagement and change behaviours around energy efficiency.
PepsiCo extends innovation fund to educational institutions
PepsiCo's recycling branch has announced plans to expand its college and university eco-innovations programme through its Zero Impact Fund, where educational institutions can receive up to $10,000 from PepsiCo to support sustainable initiatives.
University staff and students make £100m fossil fuel divestment call
The National Union of Students (NUS) has called on all UK higher education facilities to play their part in removing a £100m 'tip of the iceberg' fossil fuel fund and divest assets into renewable technology.
Eight UK universities join divestment push
Eight UK universities with endowments worth a total of £69m have announced fossil fuel divestment commitments.
Sustainability a priority for just one quarter of UK colleges and universities
Sustainability is a strategic priority at just one quarter of UK further education institutions, a new survey from the Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (EAUC) has revealed.
Growth in universities takes toll on sector emissions
Universities and colleges in England have fallen further behind their collective 2020 carbon reduction target, with absolute emissions increasing in the last academic year.
Cambridge launches green vision to cut emissions by a third by 2020
The University of Cambridge is aiming to cut carbon emissions by 34% as part of its new sustainability strategy for the next five years.
University caterers tuck in to new sustainability scheme
University food and drink is set to become more sustainable after the announcement of a new sector-backed sustainability partnership.