The Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education (EAUC) is a British NGO that helps higher education institutions operate in a more sustainable way, and drive innovations in sustainability.[1][2] Founded in 1996, the organization represents more than 2 million students as of 2020.

Climate Emergency Letter[edit | edit source]

Together with Second Nature and UN Environment's Youth and Education Alliance, the EUAC organized a Climate Emergency Letter which was signed by networks representing 7000 higher education institutions, and released on 10 July 2019.[3][4][5]

Sustainability Exchange[edit | edit source]

The EUAC delivers the Sustainability Exchange, a platform for combining resources and experiences, which claims to be "the number one resource for sustainability in education".[2]

Sustainability commitments[edit | edit source]

The EUAC keeps track of sustainability commitments of universities and colleges, including commitments towards reaching carbon neutrality by 2050 as mandated by the Climate Change Act 2008.[5]The list of commitments covers about 200 institutions in six categories:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "What We Do". EAUC. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "About". Sustainability Exchange. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  3. = 20190710141435609 "Networks of 7,000 universities declare climate emergency". University World News. 2019-07-10. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Global Universities and Colleges for the Climate". SDG Accord. 2018-07-13. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Sustainability Commitments". EAUC. 2020-01-17. Retrieved 2020-02-07.

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