Sustainability Policy 2017 - 2023

Our Sustainability Policy sets out guiding principles behind all decisions we make at the University of Bristol. We are currently working on refreshing all of our policies in line with the revised University of Bristol Vision and Strategy 2030. Until the review process is complete, we continue to follow our existing policies.

Sustainability Report 2022 - 2023

Each year we produce a report outlining our progress to reach net zero by 2030.‌ Read our Environmental Sustainability Annual Report 2022-23 (PDF, 4,433kB)

Sustainability manager reads meters Net Zero Carbon

We declared a Climate Emergency in 2019, reconfirming our commitment to carbon neutrality. 

on-campus bike clinic News

Sustainability related news from across the University.

Green Labs

Find out what we're doing to keep our labs effective, sustainable and compliant whilst ensuring our research can continue to thrive.

Get involved

Students and staff can get involved with our sustainability initiatives and reduce their environmental impact.

Cabot Institute Logo Cabot Institute for the Environment

community of experts, united by a common cause: protecting our environment and identifying ways of living better with our changing planet.

P&P Award module 22/23 People & Planet University League

We're currently ranked 16th out of 153 universities. View the University's summary for 2022.

Carbon Reduced Certified achievement logo on white and red background Carbon Reduce Certification

ISO 14064 is awarded to organisations that are actively working to measure and manage their carbon footprint.

Bristol scientist has key voice in new IPCC report highlighting grave peril posed by human-induced climate change

Human-induced climate change is wreaking havoc in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts to reduce the risks.

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