What we do
The Sustainability Group aims to further our understanding of sustainability issues to enable us to take action in addressing this important topic. A key question is dealing with our considerable carbon footprint in Higher and Further Education. Through identifying, developing and communicating best practice in relation to carbon emissions reduction, recycling and reuse, and similar sustainability issues we want to help fellow institutions address these prominent concerns.
Some typical topics we may debate and look to promote sustainable alternatives for are:
- Using IT to reduce institutions overall carbon footprint
- Data Centre carbon footprint reduction
- End user device recycling
- Power consumption for IT devices
- Supplier selection and management for sustainability
- Encouraging a sustainable mindset in IT
Member Email lists
Group discussion lists are to be used by members to discuss subjects of common interest. People entitled to join the list are members of Full and Affiliate member institutions (ie not Corporate members). The lists should not be used to advertise or promote Corporate member or non-members events/services/products. These should be posted via the UCISA-announce list.
For discussions, questions and answers you can
If you are interested in joining the Group's Teams site please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sustainability Group Chair
- Andrew Meikle
- Head of CIS
- Lancaster University
- Henrik Brogger
- Director of Digital Operations and Service Delivery
- University of Reading
- Kate Ferguson-Best
- Head of IT Commercial Management
- Kingston University
- Paul Rock
- Technical Architect
- Cardiff University
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