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Green Impact

The Green Impact scheme, is a behavioural change programme run by the NUS, is an environmental accreditation scheme promoting sustainability in over 170 organisations worldwide involving almost 18000. Through Green Impact, staff are brought together to play an active role in making their workplace 'greener'.

Teams from across the University take actions to implement changes which will decrease their environmental impact; with an opportunity to achieve awards at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. Teams are provided with bespoke toolkits to promote change including; safe walking routes, ensuring procurement of goods and services is ethical and brainstorming about the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals as a team.

Since March 2016, the University has been working alongside the NUS to implement the Green Impact Scheme which now includes 13 teams and 52 team members.

Green Impact 2017 report

Current teams are 1.CARES Queen Square House, 2. CARES Headingley, 3. Headingley Food Court, 4. CARES Cleaning and Portering, 5. Grounds Maintenance, 6. IT Services, 7. Continuous Improvement Unit, 8. Procurement, 9. Governance and Legal Services, 10. University Recruitment, 11. Registrar's Office, 12. Student Immigration Advice and Compliance, 13. Estate Services, 14. Libraries & Learning Innovation, 15. CARES City Food Services, 16. Distance Learning Unit, 17. External Relations, 18. Library Academic Support, 19. Security Team, 20. Student Wellbeing. 

Everything we do has an impact on the environment around us. The Green Impact scheme supports us to make a positive difference, by making small changes to our behaviour.  Leeds Beckett’s Green Impact Teams have come together to 'green' our institution and create positive change, with over 200 actions completed so far.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact us: sustainability@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

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