Our ongoing commitment to the environment and sustainability is making a difference

'To be a sustainable university' is one of the five key goals identified in the Griffith 2020 strategy that sets direction for the University.

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.

Sustainable Development Goals

Discover how our teaching programs and research activities align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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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.

Our community engagement delivers outcomes that make a difference

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June 22, 2018

Environmental mission spreads from remote village to the world

Only the third person from his Nepali village to receive a PhD, Griffith University alumnus Dr Hum Gurung has dedicated his professional life to environmental conservation, becoming a global leader in the field

May 23, 2018

Griffith Business School represents University at Hult Prize Challenge

A team of four undergraduate students represented the University at the regional stages of the 2018 Hult Prize Challenge.

April 30, 2018

Alumnus instrumental in bringing together economics and the Great Barrier Reef

Bachelor of Business alumnus Emily Hayward inspired to pursue environmental economics through Griffith’s economics and sustainability focus.

March 07, 2018

Urban experts band together to launch new podcast

When trying to make sense of all around us and how we interact with our urban environment, six heads are better than one. Joining forces to launch a new podcast platform The Urban Broadcast Collective (UBC)  the gathering of the sharpest urban studies minds will look at a range of topics from city s...

February 26, 2018

Home transformation by design for graduate Pam

Architecture graduate Pam Deasy became part of a living design project as she led the transformation of her 1970s home into a modern masterpiece

November 20, 2017

Sustainable growth in the spotlight at 2017 East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream

The region’s foremost experts in tourism will converge at the Marriott hotel in Surfers Paradise this week for the third annual East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream conference. Spearheaded by the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and Griffith Tourism Confucius Institute (TCI), the...

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