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What We Do

Our Vision is for UCL to become a leader in the field of sustainability through performing at the highest levels of excellence in multidisciplinary academic teaching and research; creating a culture of inspiration, innovation, action and trust, through engagement with its schools, faculties, departments and other stakeholders; and through the sustainable development and use of the estate.

Energy, Carbon & Water

Energy, Carbon & Water

UCL is comitted to reducing its carbon emissions by 15% by 2020.

Procurement

Procurement

UCL ensures that everything it purchases effects society, the economy and the environment positively.

Waste & Recycling

Waste & Recycling

UCL is a zero waste to landfill university. We even turn our waste coffee grounds into bio-fuel.

Ethical Investment

Ethical Investment

UCL’s Investment Policy is centred around 5 core ethical investment principles.

Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Find out how we're transforming Bloomsbury into a wild oasis.

Travel

Travel

We encourage sustainable travel with free bike maintenance events and cycling schemes.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Our sustainable food culture supports local, sustainable and Fairtrade produce and suppliers.

Construction

Construction

Sustainability is at the heart of our Transforming UCL programme.

Labs

Labs

Over 50% of UCL's electricity is being consumed in buildings with labs so we're making them more energy efficient.

Education for Sustainable Development

Education for Sustainable Development

We're providing our students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to solve our global challenges.