Energy and Environmental Management
York St John University has in excess of 6,000 students
and 600 staff, and occupies eight sites across the City.
Given this scale of activity we naturally have a significant
environmental impact at the local, national and global
levels. We are committed to managing and reducing those
impacts, and to promoting sustainable development.
Our Key Aims state that we will
"become an exemplar of best practice within the sector and City by
reducing our environmental impact".
Environmental Management Policy and Carbon Management Plan
have been developed, and are regularly reviewed to help us achieve
our sustainability and environmental targets.
Environmental Management Committee and its working groups
implement and oversee these and other relevant policies and plans,
as well as monitoring progress towards achieving our goals.
The Committee reports directly to the Senior Management
the Environmental Management Committee's Terms of Reference and
York St John University is a signatory of the Guild of
Higher Education’s 'Statement of Intent' on Sustainable
Development, and is also working towards full