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Leadership, Staff and Governance for Sustainability
Find out how we are embedding the Sustainable Development goals across our leadership, operations, teaching and engagement.
Our Strategy for Climate Action and the SDGs sets out a clear vision towards achieving our key strategic priorities of climate, campus and curriculum
Our engagement strategy sets out our objectives for each of our engagement projects and channels over the next two years.
The SSG exists to deliver the requirements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Education Accord signed by Karen Cox in 2018
The University of Kent has divested from fossil fuels and has committed to ensuring they will be excluded from any future investments.
All new staff at Kent undertake an Introduction to Sustainability e-learning module. We are moving platforms for the training at the moment so which training you will need to complete will depend on your start date.
Start date before 17th June 2022 - You will receive an email with instructions to complete training on the Awaken platform which can be accessed using the link on the right.
Start date after 17th June 2022 - You will need to complete the Sustainability Awareness module on the staff training Moodle using the Moodle link on the right.
If you have any queries related to this training please contact Catherine Morris (Sustainability Manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University manages its environmental impacts through operation of an Environmental Management System certified to ISO14001
The Sustainability team works closely with a number of external organisations. We are educational members of the Environmental Association of Universities which allows us to share knowledge of delivering sustainability in HE from Universities across the UK.
We also represent the University in a number of external community action groups such a Canterbury Climate Action Partnership (CCAP) and the Canterbury SDG Forum
We will embed sustainability through building the UN Sustainable Development Goals into our research, education, leadership, operations, administration and engagement.
2020 report on our annual highlights and achievements as well as aspirations for the future.
Annual Report for Sustainability at Kent 2017/2018, published in 2019
Annual Report for Sustainability at Kent 2016/2017, published in 2018