Our ongoing commitment to the environment and sustainability is making a difference
Sustainability is a core value of Griffith University and a key initiative of the
Griffith University is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and has signed up to Sustainable Development Solutions Network Australia/Pacific—the Universities Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.
By 2025, our commitment to and continuous improvement in sustainability will be achieved by:
- embedding the SDGs in University teaching, research and operations
- being ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for the implementation of the SDGs
- halving carbon emissions by 2030; with the goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050
Griffith University—committed to a sustainable society
We are committed to contributing to a robust, equitable and environmentally sustainable society. Our Sustainability Plan 2017–2020 provides a roadmap to progress our commitment and our Carbon Management Plan aims to reduce our carbon footprint over the long term.
Chatting with the state’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
04 Jun 2020
Griffith alumnus Haylene Grogan has described the first few months of her job as Queensland’s first...
Microcapsule technology could fast-track disease diagnosis and reduce plastic...
03 Jun 2020
New microcapsule technology has multiple applications including fast-tracking disease diagnosis and...
Ron Clarke scholarship to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander athletes
02 Jun 2020
A scholarship honouring the legacy of one of Australia’s great athletes will support two Griffith...
Experts offer solutions to Australia’s economy problem
28 May 2020
Griffith Business School academics have offered a range of solutions to Australia’s financial...
Legal eagles score spots on Best Lawyer List 2020
27 May 2020
High flying Griffith legal eagles have scored spots on Australia’s Best Lawyers List 2020.
Griffith acknowledges National Reconciliation Week
26 May 2020
Griffith University acknowledges National Reconciliation Week and National Sorry Day with an...