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Green Impact awards dinner

Green Impact

The Green Impact scheme, is a behavioural change programme run by the NUS, promoting sustainability in over 180 organisations worldwide involving almost 30,000 people. 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. In 2019, the toolkits will include Projects, giving teams the chance to focus on improving an issue of their choice.

Find out what projects teams are working on here

Since March 2016, the University has been working alongside the NUS to implement the Green Impact Scheme which now includes 14 teams and 48 team members.

Green Impact 2018 report

Current teams are 

  1. CARES City Cleaning & Portering
  2. CARES City Food Services
  3. CARES Headingley Cleaning & Portering
  4. CARES Headingley Food Services
  5. CARES Queen Square House
  6. CCTE Academics & Admin
  7. Distance Learning Unit
  8. Estate Services
  9. External Relations
  10. Green Filmmakers
  11. Grounds Maintenance
  12. Print Room
  13. Procurement
  14. Sport & Active Lifestyles
  15. Student Experience Team
  16. University Recruitment
  17. 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

    Click here to register your team or join an existing one. 

Key documents

Green Impact Resource Bank

Visit the NUS resource bank here for ideas and templates. 
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