Our sustainability strategy
Warwick is on a journey to becoming sustainable. We are determined that our research, our curriculum and how we operate make a positive impact in the world. Our sustainability strategy – Way To Sustainable – sets out the path that we are all on together.
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Way to Sustainable Overview
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) are fundamental to Warwick’s vision to build a better world while addressing the urgent challenges posed by the Climate Emergency. To get where we need to be, we need to reframe the thinking behind our decision making, set ourselves goals, and organise our efforts into clear pathways.
Frames: How we will think, take decisions, and act
Lead by example:Be the change we want to see
Guided by insight:Harness expertise and knowledge
Going further than net zero:Address broader challenges
Powered by the economy:Develop viable solutions to ensure permanency
Embraced by people and communities:Enable everyone to be more sustainable
Goals: What we will achieve
Paths: How we will organise our efforts
Truly interdisciplinary and innovative research across the social sciences, arts and humanities, and science, engineering and medicine.
The Warwick education will enable current and future generations to lead efforts to tackle climate change, ensuring Warwick students are able to develop themselves and effectively influence others.
Work with local, regional, national, and international partners, as well as communities to have an impact on planetary sustainability.
Improve and evolve our own operational activities to become a more sustainable university over time, taking our learnings into the wider world.
View Warwick's sustainability performance data for carbon, waste, travel and water consumption. You can also see the certificates and awards the university has won.
The University of Warwick has multiple policies and plans in place that cover a range of sustainability topics, including investment, food and waste.