Leadership and governance

Keele embeds sustainability throughout everything we do through high-level commitment from University leadership and policies which address sustainability in the curriculum and University operations.

The Environment and Sustainability Steering Group (ESSG) meets quarterly and leads on strategic decisions relating to sustainability at Keele.

ESSG is made up of representatives from key operational areas within the University and receives reports on progress towards key sustainability objectives including Recycling and Waste Management, Energy Management, Procurement, Catering, Education for Sustainability, and Research.

ESSG receives quarterly updates relating to key sustainability objectives and projects including recycling and waste management; energy, carbon and water; education for sustainability; student engagement with sustainability; procurement and catering, and other key events and research. Agendas and minutes from past meetings are available below: