At Nottingham Trent University, we are actively working across our campuses to put sustainability at the heart of everything we do. We draw on the diverse expertise of our colleagues, students and partners to collaborate in finding sustainable solutions to global challenges, and to maintain our position as a pioneering university for sustainability.
Find out what we are doing to address our environmental impact, discover our world-leading sustainability research, and find out what you can do to be a part of our sustainable community.
Find out more about the different ways that you can get involved with Sustainability at NTU. From enjoying green spaces on campus, to winning prizes as part of our innovative Green Rewards app, there are plenty of ways to embrace sustainability.
Policies and Reports
A list of the policies and procedures used by Nottingham Trent University to ensure it operates as a responsible, sustainable university.
Achievements in Sustainability
Nottingham Trent University has been classed as one of the greenest universities in the UK for the past eight years, and has also been ranked amongst the world's most sustainable universities.
Sustainability in the Curriculum
NTU is a sector leader in sustainability. We’ve been recognised as one of the greenest universities in the UK for the past eight years, most recently being awarded third place in the 2019 People & Planet University League.
Our research explores low carbon technologies, sustainable consumption, green mobility and sustainability policies, in order to improve performance and energy efficiency.
Net Zero Carbon
NTU has pledged to achieve Net Zero Carbon emissions across all three carbon scopes by 2040 in order to create a Zero Carbon culture across the NTU community.
Sustainability in Enterprise programme
With support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) a range of departments, including the Sustainability Team, at NTU are now available to offer to support to eligible Nottingham small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as part of the Sustainability in Enterprise (SiE) programme.
Tue 10 May 2022
Conservation Society Lead Wildflower Expansion at Brackenhurst
The Conservation Society (ConSoc) have sown wildflowers across the outside areas surrounding accommodation blocks at Brackenhurst as part of their efforts to create habitats and support species on the campus.
NTU support Gather Social to recruit graduate sustainability advocate
Mon 17 Jan 2022
Nottingham brewing equipment supplier set to reduce their carbon footprint by at least 27% following NTU sustainability support
Thu 09 Dec 2021
Students win joint top prize at the prestigious CIAT Architectural Technology Awards
Thu 04 Nov 2021
The Brackenhurst Connection: Building on Historical Links Event
Wed 04 Aug 2021