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 2020 – 2025 Strategic Plan – Creating a Future for All.
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 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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 net zero carbon emissions by 2050
31 August – 4 September 2020Towards 2025: Meeting Griffith’s Green Goals Webinar Series
Find out more about Griffith’s environmental sustainability strategies and our commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a series of webinars as part of this year’s Sustainability Week, 31 August – 4 September.
Join the Vice Chancellor and President, along with our expert panelists as they outline the environmental challenges and opportunities facing us, then deep dive into the critical issues with three topical webinars held throughout the week focusing on: reducing our carbon footprint, protecting our diverse environment, and Griffith’s 2021 submission to the United Nations’ Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
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.
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