Walking to Zero exhibition launch, 10 June

Enrich your connection to our local surroundings through the live poetry of Lemn Sissay OBE FRSL and student-created landscape sketches

Path in a park with students walking in the distance

800+ research papers

The number of papers produced by our researchers between 2011 and 2021 that support one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Our sustainability research
Forest full of green trees
Our sustainability research

Workers are ready for a green future

Research suggests workers in high-carbon sectors, especially, feel ready for change towards a greener future.

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Coal power station
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Leeds University Business School rated by Positive Impact Rating

Leeds University Business School was recognized for its social impact and sustainability achievements when the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) results were launched today at the UN PRME Global Forum.

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At the Business School we are committed to embedding sustainability in everything we do. We’re drawing on the diverse expertise of our students, staff and partners to tackle global challenges and become greener and more sustainable, and we use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to frame and steer our activity.

We’re dedicated to:

  • making the School more environmentally friendly
  • taking responsibility in educating business leaders of the future who align business with ethical and sustainable principles
  • providing a research environment that allows the necessary questions for a transformative change of economy and society to be addressed
  • providing the infrastructure that allows sustainable practices in teaching, research and daily operations


Sustainability, net-zero, and the green economy

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Reducing the carbon footprint associated with business travel

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Principles for Responsible Management Education

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Celebrating the University of Leeds' latest achievements

This video highlights the 25 sustainable steps and counting that Leeds University Business School is taking towards a better world

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Get involved

A range of support is available for staff and students. Find out more and start making an impact on campus and in the community

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globally, THE Impact Rankings 2021

Assessing universities against the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Professor Vera Trappmann
Staff | Director of Sustainability
Given the challenge of climate change we have to act quickly and our role is to empower students, business leaders and staff with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in what we teach, research and how we operate as an organisation.