It seems as though the activities, walks, and events have a real sense of community and involvement. The training has provided me with the opportunity and the skills to be a part of a forward thinking programme that is improving people’s quality of working life as well as making workplaces more environmentally sustainable.”
Tabitha Gibbons, Environmental Geography MESci (International).
Number of teams who have taken part
Positive actions taken to date
Actions as a direct result of Green Impact
- Cardiff University have embedded Green Impact across the organisation, with over 40 teams taking part in 2017-18.
- Teams have been making innovative and exciting changes, from improving biodiversity by introducing beehives, to switching to 100% recycled printing paper for the whole University, to installing vermicompost systems.
- The bespoke toolkit has been developed to align with the University’s ISO14001 environmental management system and objectives and targets, to create a consistent and impactful approach to sustainable development.
- 15 student auditors gained IEMA approved training this year, from courses including Environmental Geography, Architecture, Accounting and Finance, Chemistry and Philosophy, amongst others, auditing teams and assessing their impacts.