Sustainability Charter released - staff invited to engage on Sustainability Plan

April 16 / 179

The University of Melbourne’s Sustainability Charter was released on March 18, celebrating the dedication of the University of Melbourne community to upholding its social responsibility to lead public debate and action towards a sustainable future.

The Sustainability Charter is a framework for embedding social and environmental stability across all facets of University work. The Charter articulates a set of high level principles and commitments that will be translated into priority actions through the Sustainability Plan.

The conversation continues as the Sustainability Plan 2016-2020 articulates how we will work over the next five years to move forward in realising the commitments of the Charter.

The University is calling for engagement from now until the end of June as to what priority actions, targets and commitments should be included in the Sustainability Plan 2016-2020. Public forums on what the Plan is and on the topic of divestment will be run in May.

The University’s inaugural Sustainability Report will provide a holistic understanding of current progress on sustainability and will be released in the second half of April. To read the final Charter and see the plan development please click here

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