Tue 6 Dec 22
The People and Planet University League results are in and the University of Essex has jumped from 62nd to 31st.
The People and Planet University rankings focus on exploring the progress of universities on ethical careers, managing carbon, waste and recycling and staff and student engagement. Essex is ranked joint first in the UK for 'Education for Sustainable Development' and joint 17th for our approach to carbon reduction.
The Sustainability Team has worked hard with other departments to achieve their goal of improving the University of Essex’s position in the table.
Key areas that have contributed to the University’s latest position include:
Head of Sustainability and Grounds Rob Davey said: “It’s great to see Essex has made further progress in the People and Planet league table, demonstrating our commitment to sustainability across the institution. We know our community care deeply about the environment and our improving position represents the hard work over the last year.”
To find out more about the work of the sustainability team and how to get involved in projects and events please visit our sustainability web pages.