We’ve produced several key documents that outline our current position with environmental issues; our impact, both positive and negative; and the measures we’re taking to address sustainability.
See our Annual Sustainability Statement 2010–11 .pdf, 3.6MB which sets out our significant areas of progress and achievements the University has made in implementing its Environmental Strategy.
MMU’s Environment Strategy .pdf, 615k details the principal actions we need to take to improve our environmental performance, to allow us to move towards environmental sustainability.
Our Environmental Sustainability Policy 2010 provides a framework for the management of environmental issues at MMU.
Our Environmental Management System (EMS) gives us a structured framework for managing our environmental impact. Our EMS is EcoCampus, an award scheme for the higher education sector that allows universities to be recognised for implementing a phased Environmental Management System and to reduce the risk of non-compliance with environmental legislation.
MMU has introduced substantial measures to cut its emissions, and our Carbon Management Plan .pdf, 192k is allowing us to take stock of our current position, and effectively plan for a more sustainable future. It sets out the actions we’ll take to reduce C02 emissions by 50% by 2020.
See the 6 monthly report on MMU’s Carbon Management plan .pdf, 1.4MB
See our Value for Money Strategy .pdf, 36k which has been set up to ensure we make the best use of our resources to achieve the desired output, and maximise the benefit from that output.
Our Birley Fields Master Plan website has all the details about our new campus.
We’ve got a great Travel Plan .pdf, 76k which has details about our travel policies.
Have a look at our Fairtrade Policy .pdf, 1.8MB.
MMU recognises the environmental impact of food production and has produced a sustainable food policy statement .pdf, 168k that reflects current activity and actions that our Facilities Catering Service will seek to implement over the next 2 years.