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The '''Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education''' ('''EAUC''') is a British [[Wikipedia:NGO|NGO]] that helps higher education institutions operate in a more sustainable way, and drive innovations in sustainability.<ref name="EAUC wwd"/> Founded in 1996, the organization represents more than 2 million students as of 2020.  
 
The '''Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education''' ('''EAUC''') is a British [[Wikipedia:NGO|NGO]] that helps higher education institutions operate in a more sustainable way, and drive innovations in sustainability.<ref name="EAUC wwd"/> Founded in 1996, the organization represents more than 2 million students as of 2020.  
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==Climate Emergency Letter==
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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.<ref name="news 2019"/><ref name="SDG 2018"/>
  
 
==Sustainability Exchange==
 
==Sustainability Exchange==
 
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".<ref name="SE about"/>
 
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".<ref name="SE about"/>
  
==Climate Emergency Letter==
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==Sustainability commitments==
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.<ref name="news 2019"/><ref name="SDG 2018"/>
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The EUAC keeps track of sustainability commitments of universities and colleges, including commitments towards reaching [[Wikipedia:carbon neutrality|carbon neutrality]] by 2050 as mandated by the [[Wikipedia:Climate Change Act 2008|Climate Change Act 2008]].<ref name="EAUC sc"/> The list of commitments covers about 200 institutions in six categories:
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* Carbon Neutral Target
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* [[Wikipedia:Climate emergency declaration|Declaration of Climate Emergency]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Sustainable Development Goals|SDG]] Accord<ref name="SDG 2018"/>
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* [[Wikipedia:Sustainability reporting|Sustainability Reporting]]
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* Sustainability Leadership Scorecard
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* [[Wikipedia:Ethical investment|Ethical Investment]]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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<ref name="news 2019">{{cite web | title=Networks of 7,000 universities declare climate emergency | work=University World News | date=2019-07-10 | url=https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20190710141435609 | accessdate=2020-02-07}}</ref>
 
<ref name="news 2019">{{cite web | title=Networks of 7,000 universities declare climate emergency | work=University World News | date=2019-07-10 | url=https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20190710141435609 | accessdate=2020-02-07}}</ref>
 
<ref name="SDG 2018">{{cite web | title=Global Universities and Colleges for the Climate | work=SDG Accord | date=2018-07-13 | url=https://www.sdgaccord.org/climateletter | accessdate=2020-02-07}}</ref>
 
<ref name="SDG 2018">{{cite web | title=Global Universities and Colleges for the Climate | work=SDG Accord | date=2018-07-13 | url=https://www.sdgaccord.org/climateletter | accessdate=2020-02-07}}</ref>
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<ref name="EAUC sc">{{cite web | title=Sustainability Commitments | work=EAUC | date=2020-01-17 | url=https://www.eauc.org.uk/sustainability_commitments | accessdate=2020-02-07}}</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 22:28, 7 February 2020

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] Founded in 1996, the organization represents more than 2 million students as of 2020.

Climate Emergency Letter[edit]

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.[2][3]

Sustainability Exchange[edit]

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".[4]

Sustainability commitments[edit]

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]

  1. "What We Do". EAUC. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  2. "Networks of 7,000 universities declare climate emergency". University World News. 2019-07-10. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Global Universities and Colleges for the Climate". SDG Accord. 2018-07-13. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  4. "About". Sustainability Exchange. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  5. "Sustainability Commitments". EAUC. 2020-01-17. Retrieved 2020-02-07.