NEUPC members are finalists of the Green Gown Awards

Ten NEUPC members are finalists of the Green Gown Awards
We are delighted to announce that eight NEUPC members and two affiliate NEUPC members have been shortlisted as finalists of this years Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland. 
Congratulations to our eight member institutions Newcastle University, Nottingham Trent University, Durham University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, University of Derby, University of Leeds and York St John University. Alongside our two affiliate members De Montfort University and Edinburgh Napier University.
The Green Gown Awards showcase sustainability best practice in universities and colleges that celebrates innovation, and enables empowerment in its students to tackle pressing global issues. 
Reflecting on this year's submission, Iain Patton, CEO, EAUC says
"It is clear from the number and quality of applications, that sustainability and the now irreversible sustainability movement is not only resilient but profoundly energised, opportunistic and dynamic!  UK and Irish universities and colleges have turned COVID-19 challenges into opportunities and ensured that every change is a change for sustainability. A reset of our economic and social foundations is happening and the Green Gown Awards are all the more important to inspire and scale change for sustainability. Congratulations to all our Finalists."
The eight NEUPC members and two affiliate member finalists have been shortlisted for the following Categories:

  • 2030 Climate Action Category - Newcastle University, Climate Action at Newcastle University: Our roadmap to change. 
  • Benefiting Society Category - Newcastle University and Cap-a-Pie, Climate Change Catastrophe! - a new show about climate change, made by kids for grown-ups
  • Build Back Better Category - De Montfort University,  Community Solutions Programme
  • Campus Health, Food and Drink Category - Nottingham Trent University,  A Dynamic sustainable journey 
  • Enterprise Category - Durham University and Earth Minutes, Field-trips for future
  • Enterprise Category - University of Leicester, Toast of the Town by Enactus Leicester
  • Next Generation Learning and Skill Category - De Montfort University, Future-fit fashion and textiles: A whole school approach towards transforming the industry
  • Research with Impact - Institution Category - Loughborough University, Out of the fire and into the electric pressure cooker - sparking a clean cooking revolution on a global scale
  • Research with Impact - Institution Category - University of Derby, A new relationship with nature - for human and nature's wellbeing
  • Student Engagement# Category - Nottingham Trent University, Gamifying climate action for mass engagement 
  • Student Engagement# Category - University of Leeds, Urban Biodiversity Monitoring Programme
  • Tomorrow's Employees Category - York St John University, YSJ goes green
  • Research with Impact: Student Category - University of Derby, Lea Barbett
  • Sustainability Champion: Staff Category - Edinburgh Napier University, Ankit Duggal
  • Sustainability Champion: Staff Category - York St John University, The Grounds and Maintenance Team 
  • Congratulations to all of our members on making it as finalists!  For more information go to the Green Gown Awards 

For more information go to Green Gown Awards