We lead by example, transforming our own business to be both flourishing and sustainable, and to produce new generations of colleagues and students that are agents of positive social and environmental change. The Environmental & Sustainability Policy supports and applies to all activities and services carried out by Abodus, across all our sites and we will integrate environmental principles into our operations, wherever possible. Where Abodus operates on sites in partnership with other organisations, we will work with them to adopt a policy in accordance with the commitments laid out within this Policy.
Abodus recognises that aspects of our activities have an impact on the environment. We are committed to managing these aspects and impacts to:
We are committed to continually looking for ways to reduce our impact on the environment and working to prevent pollution. We pay attention to waste minimisation and resource efficiency and ensure we source sustainable materials where practically and economically feasible. We take the Government’s aim to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted very seriously.
In the face of the increasing environmental, social and economic challenges we have been witnessing in recent years, the theme of Social Responsibility, has become the subject of a growing and renewed common interest, resulting from the formation of collective consciousness about the fact that organisations have an impact on society and environment based on their decisions and activities
Abodus is committed to acting in a socially responsible way that maximises its positive and minimises its negative impact on society and the communities in which it is based. Abodus work with our students and colleagues as well as local organisations, schools and businesses to develop resilient partnerships which enhance community and the local economy.
Charity & Fundraising Initiatives
We will seek to:
Energy and Water
We will seek to:
Adopt a Sustainable Procurement Policy covering all aspects of sustainability (environmental, social, and economic) and including commitments to procure goods and services that minimise energy use, waste, and social impacts.
Monitoring and review
The Environmental Sustainability Policy and Strategy will be reviewed regularly considering our developing understanding of the scale of challenges, our own performance, and emerging opportunities. The next full review of the Environmental Sustainability Policy and Strategy will be undertaken in 2022