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Embedding core sustainable values and systems across all activities and operations.

Sustainability Reports

The University of Suffolk takes a strategic approach to sustainable development across all its operations and activities. Meeting our sustainable development objectives is crucial to students, staff, and the wider local community to which we share a vital academic and economic position across the region; coupled with an accountability to ensure the protection of the condition of our immediate and global environment through the pursuit of excellence in social and corporate responsibility.

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The Team

Justine Oakes

Justine is Head of Sustainability and Programmes, and has been an environmental professor for more than 20 years. Justine leads on decarbonising the estate.

Thomas Heathwaite

Thomas's role is principally concerned with developing and accelerating the implementation of the University’s Climate Action Plan.

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64% decrease in Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions between 2015/16 to 2021/22

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5% waste to landfill in academic year 22-23

79 different species inhabiting our greenspaces

50000 kwh on-site Solar PV Array generated electricity