University of Leeds joins the ISCN!

We are thrilled to formally welcome the University of Leeds into the ISCN!

The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK and is renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research.

"Sustainability at the University of Leeds isn’t about half-promises; it’s at the core of who we are and what we do. It shapes and drives everything that happens here – what we teach, what we learn, what we buy, what we use, what we share, how we travel. It’s about ambition and belief in ourselves. It’s about working collaboratively within the University, with our partners, and with wider society.

Sustainability is at the heart of the University of Leeds. It’s not a ‘buzzword’, or something we just talk about. It’s something that influences every decision we make and every action we take, each and every day. And it’s not just because it’s the ‘right thing to do’ – embedding sustainability across our institution makes the university a better, more supportive, place to work." For more information on Sustainability at the University of Leeds, please visit: http://sustainability.leeds.ac.uk/

“We are delighted to welcome the University of Leeds into the ISCN and look forward to providing a platform for international value exchange and partnership on campus sustainability” says Bernd Kasemir, Secretary of the ISCN Board.

For more information on the ISCN, please visit: https://international-sustainable-campus-network.org/

For inquiries, please email: secretariat@isc-network.org


Trinity College Dublin joins the ISCN!

We are thrilled to formally welcome Trinity College Dublin into the ISCN!

Trinity College Dublin today joined the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) to participate in a global exchange between campus sustainability leaders to further best practices. In signing the charter at a ceremony that kicked off the annual Green Week, Trinity became the first Irish university to be accepted for its commitment to the ISCN’s sustainability goals.

Joining the ISCN represents the next step in Trinity’s long-standing desire to promote sustainability and encourage its staff and students to live more sustainable lives. The Green Campus Committee, populated by students and staff alike, was established in 1993 and the Sustainability policy was formally adopted by the College Board in 2008. An Taisce certified Trinity as a Green Flag campus in 2013, while the College Strategic Development Plan (SDP) 2014-2019 incorporates sustainability actions and initiatives into strategic college management and operations. Additionally, to drive this commitment, the Provost's Advisory Committee on Sustainability and Low Carbon Living was established in 2017 and staff and students have signed up to Sustainability Networks to act as ambassadors. For more information on sustainability at Trinity College Dublin, please visit: https://www.tcd.ie/provost/sustainability/

“We are delighted to welcome Trinity College Dublin into the ISCN and look forward to providing a platform for international value exchange and partnership on campus sustainability” says Bernd Kasemir, Secretary of the ISCN Board.

For more information on the ISCN, please visit: http://https://international-sustainable-campus-network.org/

For inquiries, please email: secretariat@isc-network.org


ISCN Membership on the Rise: 90+ Members!

We are thrilled to formally announce that for the first time in the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN)’s 11 years, our network now hosts 91 members!

With members in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, the ISCN achieves higher education sustainability through its global presence and local impact on individual campuses.

New members that joined the ISCN in 2017 and 2018 and helped us achieve our 90+ member milestone include:

With the addition of our new members, the ISCN expands its geographic reach and increases the opportunity for cross-collaboration between schools. “We are delighted to achieve 91 members in the ISCN! With a large member base spanning the globe, we’re furthering our mission of promoting the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching” says Bernd Kasemir, Secretary of the ISCN Board.

About the ISCN:
The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) is a non-profit association of over 90 globally leading colleges and universities representing over 30 countries and working together to holistically integrate sustainability into campus operations, research and teaching. The mission of the ISCN is to provide a global forum to support leading colleges, universities, and corporate campuses in the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching.

For more information on the ISCN, please visit: http://www.international-sustainable-campus-network.org

For inquiries, please email: secretariat@isc-network.org