CHANGE AGENTS UK have been involved in a very successful partnership with the National Union of Students (NUS) and the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) following on from the successes of the Degrees Cooler programme. Green Impact is an environmental accreditation and awards scheme, bringing staff and students together with their wider communities to enable and showcase positive changes in environmental practice.
- We recruit, train, network and support talented graduates to implement the programmes.
Green Impact in Higher Education Institutions:
The National Union of Students’ Green Impact programme is a national environmental accreditation and behaviour change initiative, currently being run in 46 higher and further education institutions across the UK. Change Agents UK is in partnership with the National Union of Students (NUS) to deliver this unique and increasingly popular scheme, bringing staff and students together to drive positive change to reduce their environmental impact.
Green Impact empowers sustainability champions within their workplace, helping them gain recognition for their environmental efforts, whilst appealing to the competitive spirit of staff working within Green Impact teams. In 2011/12 the scheme was delivered in 978 departments, reaching over 44,655 staff across the UK.
Green Impact in the Community:
Green Impact’s success in universities and colleges has led to its expansion into other public institutions. Since delivering successful pilots in Manchester City Council and University Hospital Bristol NHS, a new Green Impact in the Community package has been developed to suit the needs and challenges of local authorities and health care institutions. Councils and NHS trusts can learn more about getting involved with Green Impact in the Community by visiting the Green Impact website.
If you would like to discuss the recruitment of a change agent to become your Sustainable Behaviour Assistant get in touch with CHANGE AGENTS UK now.
What better way to see if Green Impact is for you or your university than by hearing from some of our current Sustainable Behaviour Assistants; Sarah at the University of East London, Laura and Rob at Manchester Metropolitan University and follow in their footsteps...