Green Gown Awards 2012

Green Gown Awards 2012 celebrated exceptional sustainability initiatives of UK universities and colleges at its annual Awards Night in Birmingham on 5 November 2012.

Organised by the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC), this annual celebration is in its eighth year since its launch by the Higher Education Environmental Performance Improvement (HEEPI) project in 2004.

Green Gown Awards 2012 – Winners

Best Newcomer: South Thames College

Carbon Reduction: University of Cumbria

Colleges and Smaller Institutions: Walsall Adult and Community College

Construction and Refurbishment: University of Bradford

Continuous Improvement – Institutional Change: Manchester Metropolitan University

Courses: University of Manchester

Green ICT: De Montfort University

Learning and Skills: Lewisham College incorporating Southwark College

Modernisation: Effectiveness and Efficiency in the Estate: University of the West of Scotland

Promoting Positive Behaviour: University of Leeds

Research and Development: Scotland’s Rural College

Social Responsibility: De Montfort University

Green Gown International Awards 2012 – Winners

Continuous Improvement – Institutional Change: Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Social Responsibility: De Montfort University, UK

Student Initiatives and Campaigns: University of Technology, Sydney – Students’ Association, Australia

More (including Highly Commended Entries) …

The suite of Sustainable University websites: Sustainable University One-stop Shop, News and Information, Research, Good Practice, Quotes and Facts, and Micro-blog (Twitter)

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