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)
Read our CECAP Annual Report

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 [email protected] or follow them on social media.

Caring for nature

Caring for nature

At BU, sustainability is a key component when undergoing works to improve our estate. 

Waste and procurement

Waste and procurement

We're proud to have ranked 4th in the world for SDG12: Responsible Consumption & Production (THE Impact Rankings 2022).


Sustainable food

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

developing our campus

Sustainability achievements

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

National Bike Week: 6 - 12 June 2022

To support this year’s National Bike Week we're promoting the things BU is doing to encourage the community to get on their bikes and highlight activities to get involved with locally and nationally.

Read our latest CECAP Annual Report
CECAP Annual Report - out now

CECAP Annual Report - out now

Read our first annual report of progress against the actions and eight objectives we have committed to in our Climate and Ecological Crisis Action Plan (CECAP).

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.