Useful links

How else can I see how my university or college is doing?

Race to Zero - Universities and colleges, UN Environment Programme, EAUC & Second Nature

Climate Change reports from Scottish institutions, Sustainable Scotland Network.

​People & Planet University League, People & Planet.

Universities who have declared a climate emergency, Climate Emergency UK

Standards and support for universities and colleges

Route to Net Zero Standard, Carbon Trust

Carbon neutral certification (PAS 2060), Carbon Trust.

The GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard, Greenhouse Gas Protocol.

The Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard, Greenhouse Gas Protocol.

Science Based Targets initiative: a step-by-step guide, Science Based Targets initiative.

Sustainable Supply Chain Code of Conduct, Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC).

Biodiversity Benchmark, The Wildlife Trust.

Reducing higher education carbon emissions, Office for Students.

The Further Education (FE) Climate Action Roadmap, Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC).

Science based Targets for Nature Guidance, Science based targets Network.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Challenge - helping the UK tertiary education sector to hit carbon net zero, Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC).

More information on the climate crisis

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports.

The Paris Agreement, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

A Global Goal For Nature, Nature Positive.

SOS-UK and partners' related work

Green New Deal, Universities and College Union.

'Declaring a Climate Emergency' policy, National Union of Students.

Invest for Change, SOS-UK.

Farming for Carbon and Nature, SOS-UK.