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Environmental sustainability support to institutions


University Financial Transactions FY 2021-22

Scottish universities are being invited to take advantage of up to £32.8 million of low interest loans funding for capital projects in response to the climate emergency. The announcement comes as Scotland prepares to host the COP-26 conference in Glasgow in November. Universities are being asked for proposals for innovative and sustainable ways of reducing their carbon footprint.

Resource Efficient Scotland (RES)

Resource Efficient Scotland is the Scottish Government programme delivered by Zero Waste Scotland, designed to help the public, private and third sectors reduce costs by implementing resource efficiencies in energy, water, raw materials and waste management. They offer free advice and technical support as well as the sharing of best practice and new technologies which you may find useful.

Further information is available on the RES website.

Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC)

The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges supports sustainability within the UK tertiary education sector. In addition they identify and deliver sustainability staff development and work with sector funders, governors, suppliers and professional bodies to drive sustainability deeper into all aspects of our universities and colleges.

Further information is available on the EAUC website.