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What will you do to transform our world?

Sustainability is at the heart of life at BU. Our Climate & Ecological Crisis Action Plan (CECAP) target is to achieve net zero emissions by 2030/31.

Read our Climate & Ecological Crisis Action Plan summary (pdf 1.5mb)
Download the full CECAP report (pdf 643kb)

Our net zero vision: a BU community that recognises the need to live in harmony with the natural world to protect the survival and wellbeing of all communities and takes action to enrich society for the benefit of people and planet.

Sustainability works best when we work together so the Team love hearing from you: your ideas, your questions and your enthusiasm! Feel free to email our Sustainability Team at sustainability@bournemouth.ac.uk or follow them on social media.

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Sustainability achievements

Bournemouth University is conscious of its impact on the environment and constantly working towards achieving its sustainability vision.

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Waste and procurement

We're proud to have ranked 10th in the world for SDG12: Responsible Consumption & Production.

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Sustainable food

Food has a large impact on our physical health, mental wellbeing and the environment.

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Sustainability stories

Discover how BU champions sustainability through our Fusion approach to bring together research, education and practice.

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Sustainability at BU

Sustainability is at the heart of our work at BU. Find out how we contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and ensure that we maximise our positive impact on the world around us.