Our 阿伯丁 2040 strategy commits the University to achieving net-zero emissions before 2040. We will show leadership in working for the sustainable future of our planet, setting an example to our sector and to society. We will evaluate all our actions for their impact on the environment, and will meet stretching standards and targets. 在一个社会面临重大挑战的时代, an effective approach to sustainability will ensure that limited resources are used efficiently, and that activity is conducted in a way that minimises environmental impacts while demonstrating an awareness of ethical and social responsibilities.
We recognise that the sustainability legacy and impact of the University will be measured not only by carbon emissions or landfill tonnage, but by the sustainability of our decision-making, by the quality and global relevance of our research, and by our role in developing active and engaged graduates with the attributes necessary to tackle the challenges facing society. 贝博官方客户端也会善用贝博官方客户端的资源, plan ahead and secure new sources of income to ensure our University’s financial sustainability.
Educate all our students and staff to be leaders in protecting the environment
Excel in research that addresses the climate emergency, enables energy transition 和 preservation of biodiversity
Generate resources for investment in education and research year on year, 这样贝博官方客户端才能继续发展人民, ideas and actions that help us to fulfil our purpose
*based on the UN’s 17 可持续发展目标
Our interdisciplinary research is challenge-led, impactful and built on sustainable partnerships that ensure we can tackle major societal challenges and support the UN's 可持续发展目标.
The University's sustainability legacy is the impact of our teaching and research 和 contribution of our graduates as active, 全球公民.