Environment - About Us - University of Derby


Key information about our environmental policies, working practices and facilities

Committed to environmental and social sustainability

We recognise the responsibility we have as an institution to work towards environmental and social sustainability. To ensure we're making progress, we've set up an executive-led environmental steering group that will guide the institution towards our goal of achieving ISO14001 certification.

Recent highlights:

  • Awarded EcoCampus Gold award in 2015
  • 2:1 award in the People & Planet 2015 university league
  • Fairtrade university - stocking ethical goods in our cafés and shops
  • We generate our own electricity using wind turbines and solar panels on campus
  • None of our waste is sent to landfill. Anything that can't be recycled is converted into energy