Higher Education

Carbon Brainprint

This project uses case study examples to demonstrate how universities are contributing to successful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions within organisations and across industries.

The Sustainability Information Teaching Exchange (The SITE)

An online resource for both FE and HE in the UK.


Established in July 2007 with funding from ESCalate, World Wildlife Fund (WWF-UK) and the Training and Development Agency for Schools.


Higher Education Funding Council for England sustainability website

Higher Education Academy Sustainability Project

This HEA Project helps institutions and subject communities develop curricula and pedagogy that will give students the skills and knowledge to live and work sustainably.

Higher Education Academy Subject Centre work

The Subject Centres are engaged in sustainability work at many different levels. Increasingly, they are providing Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) resources that are specific to their subject communities on web areas devoted to sustainability. Resources include case studies, publications, funding opportunities, links and reflective pieces.

Development Education Project

DEP based at the Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Education works with teachers, trainee teachers, youth workers and other educators to promote diversity, global education and sustainable development.


An organisation funded by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA). It is a collaboration within higher education for all providers of initial teacher education in England.

Teacher Training Resource Bank

Concerned with the impact of sustainability issues on the school.  A useful starting point is the TDA briefing document on sustainability by John Huckle.

Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges 

A membership of over 280 universities and colleges, the EAUC is the environmental and sustainability champion within Further and Higher Education in the UK.


Activities and a pathway to resources to promote sustainable development at the University of Bradford.

John Huckle - ESD Consultant


University of Kingston and C-SCAIPE

Sustainability Hub and Centre for Sustainable Communities Achieved through Integrated Professional Education (C-SCAIPE)

University of Plymouth

Centre for Sustainable Futures at University of Plymouth.

University of Gloucestershire

This Regional Centre of Excellence exists to work with partners to develop and implement innovative projects and programmes in sustainability education.

HEFCE and UNLtd World Toolkit

A toolkit designed to provide a comprehensive guide to developing a social enterprise business from an initial idea, through setup and piloting and, ultimately and if appropriate, on to longer term sustainability, growth and replication.

University of Bristol

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