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Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education

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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.

Contents

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.