Our Journey So Far

Early 1900's

  • Green working party established

1999

  • Energy & Environment management case study undertaken and presented to the Corporation with an Action Plan 

2005

  • Learning and Skills Council (LSC) launch "From Here to Sustainability"; a strategy for sustainable development which the College adopts
  • Learning for Sustainability policy written  

2006

  • Sustainability & Environmental policy written
  • LSC Baseline Audit and subsequent case study undertaken on the College's approach to sustainable development. Good practise recognised
  • Sustainability Implementation Group (SIG) established.
  • Carbon Trust survey-assessment of specific energy saving opportunities and action plan implemented

2007

  • College joins forces with local village stakeholders to form Sustainable Saltaire group                                                      
  • Waste Management action plan developed and implemented
  • Association of Colleges produce Green College's booklet.
  • College joins West Yorkshire Travel Plan Network and produces Green Travel Plan
  • SIG produce Sustainable Action Plan
  • College joins Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges 

2008

  • College joins AOC Regional Sustainability Network
  • College produce the first Green Bulletin, an electronic sustainability newsletter. 
  • Environmental & Sustainability report produced to the Corporation 
  • Further Education Sustainable Development Deceleration signed by the College
  • Display Energy Certificates produced and displayed
  • Carbon Trust detailed survey-assessment of energy saving opportunities resulted in LSC/Salix Grant

2009

  • LSC/Salix Grant recommended worked implemented.

2010

  • Management focus on moving the sustainability agenda forward 

2011

  • Accepted on FE Carbon Management Program
  • Produced draft Carbon Management Plan
  • Received sign off from SMT & corporation for Carbon Management Plan

2012

  • Carbon Trust approved Carbon Management Plan

2013

  • Carbon Management Plan is 79% complete 

2014

  • Carbon Management Plan is 91% completed and achieved 105.7% of 113% target
  • Plan is drawn to a close 

2015

  • New Carbon Management Plan to be devised in year 15/16

2016    

  • EAUC introduced LiFE Tool which is free for members and it will help scope the whole of our new Sustainability Plan 
  • SASG members went to SMT to introduce LiFE Tool throughout College - SMT agreed!

2017

  • LiFE Tool is shown to relevant members of staff for the 4 main topics: Estates, Learning & Teaching, Partnership & Engagement and Leadership and Governance

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