Tools and Guides

We provide numerous tools and guidance for our Members, designed to support the promotion and implementation of sustainability within your institution. All are free for EAUC members to access and use.

Sustainability Leadership Scorecard - A planning and self-assessment tool specifically for colleges and universities to improve social responsibility and environmental performance through a whole institution approach. The Scorecard systematically guides you through the design, planning and delivery of your strategic sustainability activities.  

The SDG Accord - The university and college sector’s collective response to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was launched in September 2017 and is administered by the EAUC. Its role is to inspire, celebrate and advance the critical role of education in delivering the SDGs and the value it brings to governments, business and wider society. You will find resources to support and inspire you on your SDG journey - broken down into each of the 17 goals. 

Biodiversity on Campus: An EAUC Practical Guide - This practical guide aims to encourage and enable Further and Higher Education (FHE) institutions across the world to take action on biodiversity. It looks at how to mobilise your institution alongside practical biodiversity management guidance. It contains information for grounds maintenance staff through to environmental and senior estates managers.  

A Guide for Members of Governing Bodies - The aim of this Guide is to highlight the institutional benefits available through making sustainability a ‘top team, top table issue’, and one that complements and enriches current agendas.  

SORTED Guide to Sustainability in Further Education - Our FE sustainability guide created specifically for colleges. This is your one stop guide to embedding sustainability at your institution. SORTED stands for Sustainability Online Resource and Toolkit for Education.  

AUDE Briefing Papers - As part of our key strategic partner relationship with the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE), we provide a quarterly briefing paper which is submitted to AUDE sustainability group. This ensures the voice of the EAUC and its Members are heard at this strategic level. 

Sustainability Dates Calendar - A World Calendar of Environmental and Sustainability Events.

Funding Sources - A list of some of the charities, corporate and government schemes with sustainability funding opportunities for Universities and Colleges across the UK.

You can also stay updated by visiting our publications page.

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