Teesside University has a dedicated approach to its environmental responsibilities and is aware of the impact the University's operations can have locally, nationally and internationally.
The University is involved in a range of initiatives that aim to both highlight and improve environmental issues.
The aim for Teesside University is to keep striving for environmental improvements.
The University established the Environmental Advisory Group in 2010 with a target to gain EcoCampus (platinum) accreditation. EcoCampus is the leading environmental management system and award scheme for the higher and further education sectors.
Following the EcoCampus process has provided clarity in setting environmental management priorities. The University is already seeing significant benefits in terms of reduced electricity usage in IT Server systems, a reduction in the paper-based information being sent out to students and the successful cycle to work schemes.
There is always more work to do and the University will keep improving.