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.
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.
Geography and tech key to sustainable development
03 Oct 2019
Learning how to use technology and geography to aid in creating sustainable developments was the...
Charity donor ‘champions’ focus of new trials
27 Sep 2019
Charity donation areas could be in for a major overhaul as part of a three-year field trial aimed...
MBA alumnus inspired to help others and make a difference
16 Sep 2019
Retha Du Plessis knew she wanted to do something beyond her day job and when she came across Suited...
Award-winning research uses power of sound to preserve waterways
20 Aug 2019
A Griffith researcher who harnessed the power of sound to help preserve the planet’s...
Griffith nominated for sustainability awards
20 Aug 2019
A student-led recyclable art project and an socially responsible MBA program have been selected as...
Internship lands Bachelor of Business student a job before graduation
05 Jul 2019
Keely Houghton’s internship with YCL Jewels has given her a portfolio of experiences and skills to...