Welcome to Sustainable Liverpool

Welcome to Sustainable Liverpool, the new sustainability newsletter highlighting how we are working to make the university more sustainable.  We bring you the latest news from the Sustainability team, research news, event highlights, details of projects and campaigns, as well as SDG themed articles on anything from climate action, innovation and gender equality, to tips on well-being and sustainable living and how you can contribute to sustainable research and improving social, cultural and environmental best practice across our campuses.

The University will only achieve its sustainability goals through collaboration and innovation. We want Sustainable Liverpool to celebrate the ingenuity of our staff, students and partners. So, if you would like to contribute to the newsletter, please get in touch and share your sustainability news, events or activities with sustainability@liverpool.ac.uk or complete the online form.

There is a huge variety of projects and activities you can get involved in, and here, you can share your ideas and experiences. We all have the power to make a positive difference, no matter how small the action.

The University is already taking action to become a more environmentally and socially sustainable organisation. Download this infographic to find out more.

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Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

If you would like to share updates on events, projects, or activities relating to sustainability, we would love to hear from you. We welcome contributions from all staff and students.

Research Excellence Framework 2021 results show significant progress for University of Liverpool

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

After making significant progress in the Research Excellence Framework 2021, the University has reinforced its place as a world leading research institution. To add to this excellent result, each of the Impact Case Studies submitted by the University can be aligned with at least one of the UNSDG targets.

Did you know?

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

Representatives from Columbia and Guatemala first proposed creating the Sustainable Development Goals during the Rio+20 Summit in 2012.

Promoting sustainable travel to reach net zero

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

To help us achieve our aim of being the most cycle-friendly campus in the UK, we have a wide range of cycling initiatives and incentives available to staff. We also recently celebrated Bike Week.

A Sustainable Global Experience

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

Combining a study abroad experience with the opportunity to learn more about sustainability, the Sustainable Global Experience Programme recently took place for the first time.

Sustainability in Action - educating future generations

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

Sustainability in Action is a course in Canvas which explores the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). It is designed to provide students with knowledge on this important aspect of sustainability and how they can apply it to their own life.  

Sustainability funding awarded

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

The Sustainability Fund received a diverse range of applications from staff keen to establish projects aligned to the aims of our Sustainability Strategy. Ten projects were awarded funding in June, and Sustainable Liverpool will be charting their progress over the coming months.

Focus on SDG17: Partnership for the Goals

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

In the recently released Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League, the University was ranked number 1 in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League for its partnership work in support of the UN SDG 17. Here we explore some of the different activities being undertaken across the institution which support this SDG’s far-reaching targets.

The shrinking road to net zero

Posted on: 6 July 2022 | Category: Issue 2 - July 2022

In an article first published in the New Statesman, Karl Whittle, Professor of Zero Carbon and Nuclear Energy, reflects on why the UK needs to invest clean energy now.

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