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Certifications and Awards

SDG Accord

In February 2020 the University of Warwick signed up to the SDG Accord. The University has also signed the Global Universities and Colleges Climate Letter.

SOS-UK Carbon Targets

In November 2020, SOS-UK (Students Organising for Sustainability) which is the sister group of NUS (National Union of Students) launched a new campaign Carbon Targets. They collated UK university and college carbon reduction targets to view and compare across the sector. The University of Warwick are currently placed in the 'Leading the Way' category.

One Planet Pledge

The One Planet Pledge has one simple aim - to encourage as many companies as possible to make their public commitment to reaching net zero emissions. Purpose-led businesses have a vital role to play in helping the world meet the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in this decade to limit global warming to below 1.5°C.

Social Mobility Pledge

Social Mobility Pledge encourages organisations to be a force for good by putting social mobility at the heart of their purpose. Organisations taking steps to boost opportunity and social mobility is more important than ever as we face the challenges of a growing opportunity gap in the wake of COVID-19.

UI GreenMetrics

In 2021 the University was ranked 36th of 912 Universities around the world.

GreenMetrics 2021

GreenMetrics 2020

GreenMetrics 2019

GreenMetrics 2018

People and Planet Green League

In 2021 People and Planet was awarded us a 2:1, 4th in the Russell Group and an overall rank of 59th out of 154 UK Universities and Colleges.