We have been internationally recognised for our pioneering work to advance sustainability as an organizational development and academic innovation agenda. Our story has unfolded over more than 25 years, through dedicated strategic work to embed sustainability as an institutional commitment.

We have received a range of awards, funding and commissions for our sustainability work, particularly in our specialist area of Education for Sustainability.

Some of our proudest achievements


Special Recognition Award in 2013 for consistent high performance in the People & Planet University League rankings

Winner of two UK Green Gown Awards for institutional development and culture change in 2008 and 2010

Finalists in the Times Higher Education Awards for our ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Development’ in 2013

9 Highly Commended places and 19 Finalist shortlisted nominations in the annual UK Green Gown Awards

United Nations University ‘Flagship Project’ commendations for 6 of our innovative Education for Sustainability initiatives

Our Successes
Our Successes