UoR awarded Platinum for Environmental Management System

The University has been awarded the Platinum standard for implementing a full Environmental Management System.¬† An EMS is a structured framework that enables organisations to reduce their environmental impacts by implementing environmentally aware management practices; this covers areas as diverse as the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste, sustainable procurement and energy consumption. The University signed up to the EcoCampus scheme which was set up specifically for the higher education sector.¬† The system is implemented in four phases; bronze, silver, gold and platinum, each stage is audited by an external party and an awards are subsequently given…
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The Great Debate: Homes of the future – Tuesday 19th March 2013

Part of Reading Science Week 2013, join the annual Great Debate, organised by the Engineering Institutions of the Thames Valley, to discuss how we can create sustainable homes for the future. For further information please click here, GreatDebate2013. Click here to register for this event. Admission is free, but places are limited. Booking essential. 7.00pm Palmer Building Whiteknights campus
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