Company Partner

As of 1st May £6,874 plus VAT per annum (CPI increase)
This is your chance to be recognised as a leading organisation and position your company at the heart of our mission. Partners are company members who wish to have the most strategic relationship with the EAUC.  Our relationship with Company Partners is based on shared interests and objectives.  This might be on our mutual interest, for example, in developing sustainability minded Executive leaders, more employable graduates, or new innovations in carbon reduction, to name a few. 

You will also receive all the benefits of being a Company Member and we will discuss with you on how you can get involved in a variety of our strategic activities which include:

Goal 1: Strategic Alignment – greater influence and alignment at the institutional level

  • Get involved in our Emerging Leaders Programme which supports the skill and development of the next generation of sustainability leaders
  • Get involved in our Executive Leadership Lab which provides opportunities for institutional and sustainability leaders to meet, build common insight and understanding, and develop a shared language and approach to change 

Goal 2: Advocacy – greater voice at the societal level

  • Help us research and create a new generation of powerful engagement and influence opportunities, tools and training to support members understanding and skills to influence sustainability in their external communities
  • Help us lead new opportunities to build alignment and influence between other international education sustainability networks in the Global Alliance for Quality Education to have greater influence in UN and international policy development which then better supports our UK and Irish members 

Goal 3: Research and Knowledge Exchange – greater innovation at the sector level

  • Support new innovation and development of a whole-institution performance improvement and reporting
  • Support our research programme to inspire and support our members such as our Living Labs programme or new ways to scale the best practice of Green Gown Award winners 

Goal 4: Building our Resources – improved business model

  • Support our pioneering Future Business Council to initiate a high-level dialogue between leaders of universities and industry to meet the graduate needs of tomorrows workplace
  • Support our Catalysing Transformative Leadership for Sustainability Programme in Scotland to further shape and support the post-16 sector in Scotland to develop a skilled and informed, whole-institutional approach to carbon and resource management, leadership, social responsibility and environmental sustainability
  • Support our Scotland Office to implement a Sustainability Internship Programme, developing the sustainability literacy of recent graduates and subsidising their salary to support under-resourced institutions to respond to sustainability challenges 

Goal 5: Stronger Community – improved member engagement and recognition

  • Support our Member Communities of Practice, Topic Support Networks and Regional Groups
  • Support our Fellows Programme which acknowledges, rewards and encourages exceptional member contribution to the EAUC member community 

Goal 6: Expanded Horizons – improved organisational reach

  • Support our leading research and development of a UN Sustainable Development Goals framework to support EAUC members and members of international education sustainability networks
  • Support academics, researchers, senior management and students meet the challenge of addressing education for sustainable development (ESD) through development and delivery of new mechanisms and structures to engage, connect and empower to reflect the EAUC’s whole-institution approach to sustainability   

Plus you receive the additional benefits of being a Company Member which include:

  • Your brand will become part of the number one resource for sustainability in education, the Sustainability Exchange. This powerful web portal hosts over 4,000 resources and last year received over 100,000 uses. Simply choose a framework which gives your logo high exposure to a targeted segment of users. This will put you directly in front of those users who have a specific and specialist interest in that area of sustainability, offering a uniquely targeted approach. There are 14 frameworks, all defined by the sector within the leading Further and Higher Education focused Sustainability Leadership Scorecard (SLS) tool as their most important areas for focus. You will share your resources to help support our Educational Members through your own individual page. No more than two companies will be linked to any single framework
  • Access to Members section on the EAUC website
  • Receive EAUC communications to ensure you are kept up to date with the latest news and opportunities in the post-16 education sector
  • Sponsorship of four editions of our Member email newsletter distributed to over 4500 educational and strategic partner members
  • Join forces with an EAUC educational member organisation and deliver a webinar.  This is an excellent opportunity to share, demonstrate success and support the sector by working together to drive sustainability to the heart of the wider educational sector.
  • Opportunity to write a blog (subject to our approval)
  • Membership certificate and rights to use EAUC logo (requiring approval)
  • Raise your profile and get listed in our Green Directory, giving you an immediate online profile for a year
  • Receive member discounts on supplementary packages including sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities at the Annual Conference and the Green Gown Awards 

Contact us to discuss how you can become part of our mission to lead and empower the post-16 education sector to make sustainability ‘just good business’.

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