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Environmental Management System (EcoCampus)

EcoCampus is the environmental management scheme for higher and further education. The EcoCampus Scheme develops, implements and maintains our environmental management system in line with the international management system standard, ISO14001. We achieved the Platinum Eco Campus Award in 2020.

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Environmental Credentials 

The University takes pride in gaining external recognition for its environmental behaviour. Below are a few examples of where initiatives and practices at the University have been externally recognised and/or rewarded.

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Academic Year 2023 - 2024  
image used in text Eco Campus- December 2023 Platinum Award for an Environmental Management System
FoodMadeGood2022 Food Made Good - One Star (55%) - awarded 18 July 2022. Food Made Good is the world’s largest food service sustainability programme.
SOS Fairtrade Award

Fairtrade University Award - Working Towards Fairtrade University Award - expires 31 July 2026.

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DSU Awards - Best Collaborative Event 2023

Sustainability Fair - Greenspace & Durham Climate Society

Nature Positive Universities Alliance 2023

We are a founding member of the Nature Positive Universities Alliance
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Hedgehog Friendly Campus

Hedgehog Friendly Campus

Platinum award 2023/24