Sustainability Measures in Universities: Cambridge as a Case Study

15 November 2012, 13:30 - 15:30

CRASSH, Seminar room SG2, Ground floor

Joanna Simpson (Environmental Officer, University of Cambridge)

David Green (Superintendent of Engineering Workshops, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge)

Introduction: Tatiana Vakhitova

 

Joanna Simpson, the talk will focus on environmental and carbon reduction initiatives at the University of Cambridge and outline upcoming initiatives including the Living Laboratory Project and Green Impact Awards. It will include current UK funding policies driving carbon reduction and sustainable development in the higher education sector. There will be an opportunity to discuss the potential for collaboration on environmental projects, particularly through the Living Laboratory Project.

 

David Green, the talk will cover current and planned initiatives that have been progressed within the Department of Engineering and are part of the University’s Energy & Carbon Reduction Project. In particular it will include those that have links with some of the department’s academic activities and how this working relationship has been of benefit to the successful reduction of energy and carbon in the Department of Engineering.

 

Further information

The Living Lab Project is an opportunity for students to be involved in student-led projects focused on increasing the sustainability of the University of Cambridge Estate. Further information is available on the LivingLab website



Open to all.  No registration required.

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