Sustainability Policies

With our Sustainability Policies and Strategy we are committed to continue reducing our environmental impact and to use resources in an environmentally sustainable and responsible way.

We recognise our role in leading carbon reduction both through the management of our University and through our education, research and our wider role within society.



Please contact us on the following email or call us if you have any further questions that have not been answered after viewing our policies. 

Email: sustainability@londonmet.ac.uk

Sustainability Manager
Rachel Ward 
+44(0)20 7133 3305

Sustainability Assistant
Zanda Pipira
+44(0)20 7133 3307

Sustainability Projects Assistant
Pamela Rodrigues Linhares
+44(0)20 7133 3976


Strategies and Policies

  • Carbon Management Plan

    Carbon Management Plan which sets out how we are going to achieve a 50% reduction on our carbon emissions from a 2009 baseline by 2020.

  • Environmental Sustainability Strategy

    Document sets out a number of challenging targets in key areas to ensure London Metropolitan University becomes a much more environmentally sustainable organisation.

  • Environmental Sustainability Policy

    The University has committed to reduce its environmental impact in our Strategic Plan. The Environmental Sustainability Policy describes the areas the University is targeting.

  • Environmental Sustainability Programme Board

    ESPB oversees and manages the process of developing and implementing the University's Environmental Management System and Carbon Management Plan.

  • Environmental Sustainability Management Team

    ESMT supports ESPB to oversee and manage the process of developing and implementing the University's Environmental Management System and Carbon Management Plan.

  • Space Temperature Policy

    The University has developed a Space Temperature Policy which sets out the temperatures we heat our buildings to, the reasons why and relevant legislation.

  • Travel and Expenses Policy

    Travel and Expenses Policy includes guidance on travel, subsistence, entertainment and hospitality, gifts and other expenses claims.

  • Drinking Water Policy

    The University is committed to increasing the amount of drinking water we provide and is phasing out the use of bottled water.

  • Fair Trade Policy

    London Metropolitan University and Students’ Union commits to be a Fairtrade University.

  • Sustainable Food Policy

    Our Sustainable Food Policy sets out the University's intention to minimise the impact of its catering operations on the environment and to promote sustainable practices.