“I am enormously excited about the opportunities the Suffolk Sustainability Institute presents and honoured to be a part of it from the outset. Suffolk County Council is committed to enabling sustainable economic growth in our area and this significant collaboration with the University of Suffolk is a clear statement of our ambition to lead the agenda on behalf of our communities and businesses.”
Sue Roper, Assistant Director of Strategic Development for Suffolk County Council
The Suffolk Sustainability Institute (SSI) is a collaboration between the University of Suffolk and Suffolk County Council. The Institute will provide consultancy, and research; supporting innovation and enabling knowledge transfer and skills development for business, community, policy and place makers, in Suffolk and through UK wide established networks, building a knowledge base that has clear benefit to its partners.
The Institute will provide a regional centre of excellence for transforming, and supporting a constant dynamic progression towards UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to accessing quality research, external partners will benefit from a physical hub for sectoral or cross‐sectoral exchange within the five key themes defined as follows:
Sustainable Business Enterprise in a Green Growth Economy
The Built Environment
The Natural Environment and Communities
Green Information Technology
The Suffolk Sustainability Institute is working on a range of projects and case studies.
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