People & Planet University League 2007

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First – Solid environmental performance

Rank University Name Publicly available environmental policy Full time environmental staff Comprehensive environmental audit Green travel plan Fairtrade University status Percentage of renewable energy Percentage of waste recycled Carbon emissions per head (Kg CO₂e) Final Score
1 Leeds Metropolitan Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 85% Excellent 36% Could do better 636 48
 
2 Plymouth Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Poor performance 7% Excellent 40% Excellent 501 46
 
3 Hertfordshire Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Could do better 16% Excellent 31% Excellent 553 44
 
4 Glamorgan Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Awful performance Excellent 64% Excellent 32% Excellent 579 43
 
5 Gloucestershire Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Could do better 36% Awful performance 6% Excellent 242 42
 
5 Oxford Brookes Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Could do better 34% No data available Excellent 376 42
 
5 Queen's, Belfast Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Could do better 17% Could do better 17% Poor performance 1,091 42
 
8 Anglia Ruskin Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Poor performance 6% Could do better 14% Excellent 460 40
 
8 Cambridge Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Could do better 22% Excellent 29% Awful performance 2,349 40
 
8 Edinburgh Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Could do better 25% Could do better 26% Awful performance 1,868 40
 
8 Leeds Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% Excellent 33% Poor performance 1,252 40
 
8 Portsmouth Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% Could do better 27% Could do better 722 40
 
8 Sheffield Hallam Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Poor performance 2% Poor performance 10% Excellent 476 40
 
8 St Andrews Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Could do better 30% Could do better 22% Awful performance 1,896 40
 
8 University of the West of England, Bristol Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent No data available Excellent 29% Excellent 522 40
 

2:1 – Fair but could do better

Rank University Name Publicly available environmental policy Full time environmental staff Comprehensive environmental audit Green travel plan Fairtrade University status Percentage of renewable energy Percentage of waste recycled Carbon emissions per head (Kg CO₂e) Final Score
16 Bath Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Could do better 29% Poor performance 11% Poor performance 848 38
 
16 Bradford Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent No data available Excellent 59% Could do better 594 38
 
16 Northumbria at Newcastle Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Could do better 41% Poor performance 7% Excellent 304 38
 
16 Nottingham Trent Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance No data available Excellent 56% Excellent 582 38
 
16 Sheffield Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Could do better 28% No data available Excellent 493 38
 
16 Southampton Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% Excellent 68% Awful performance 2,221 38
 
22 Derby Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% Poor performance 12% Excellent 506 36
 
22 London School of Economics [University of London] Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Excellent Could do better 34% No data available Could do better 690 36
 
22 Newport [University of Wales] Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Poor performance 6% Could do better 17% Could do better 696 36
 
22 Nottingham Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Could do better 10% Could do better 20% Awful performance 1,586 36
 
26 Bournemouth Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% Excellent 36% Excellent 508 35
 
27 Brunel Awful performance Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Could do better 10% Excellent 29% Poor performance 1,426 34
 
27 Coventry Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance 0% Could do better 14% Could do better 778 34
 
27 Kingston Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent No data available Poor performance 9% Could do better 612 34
 
27 Manchester Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% Excellent 41% Awful performance 1,898 34
 
27 Oxford Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Could do better 45% No data available Could do better 758 34
 
27 Surrey Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Could do better 40% Could do better 18% Awful performance 1,584 34
 
27 Swansea Institute [University of Wales] Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance Excellent Awful performance 0% Awful performance 0% Excellent 521 34
 
27 Warwick Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Could do better 18% Poor performance 11% Awful performance 2,128 34
 
35 Sussex Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Could do better 37% Could do better 14% Could do better 726 33
 

2:2 – Must try harder

Rank University Name Publicly available environmental policy Full time environmental staff Comprehensive environmental audit Green travel plan Fairtrade University status Percentage of renewable energy Percentage of waste recycled Carbon emissions per head (Kg CO₂e) Final Score
36 Edge Hill Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance No data available No data available Excellent 500 32
 
36 Lancaster Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance No data available Awful performance 4% Poor performance 1,312 32
 
38 Keele Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Could do better 18% No data available Excellent 157 31
 
38 Loughborough Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Excellent Could do better 28% Poor performance 8% Poor performance 873 31
 
38 Newcastle Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Excellent Could do better 42% Could do better 17% Awful performance 1,883 31
 
41 Chester Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Awful performance 0% No data available Poor performance 930 30
 
41 Cranfield Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Awful performance No data available No data available Awful performance 3,115 30
 
41 Northampton Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Awful performance 6% Could do better 740 30
 
41 Sunderland Excellent Excellent Could do better Awful performance Excellent Poor performance 8% Poor performance 12% Poor performance 804 30
 
41 Ulster Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Poor performance 5% Awful performance 2% Poor performance 839 30
 
46 Durham Excellent Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent No data available Awful performance 3% Awful performance 1,668 28
 
46 Liverpool John Moores Excellent Excellent Awful performance Excellent Excellent No data available No data available Could do better 640 28
 
46 Salford No data available Excellent Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Could do better 15% Excellent 30% Could do better 727 28
 
46 Swansea [University of Wales] Excellent Excellent Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance 0% Poor performance 13% Poor performance 1,230 28
 
50 Brighton Excellent Could do better No data available No data available Excellent Awful performance 0% Excellent 38% Excellent 542 27
 
50 Kent Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Excellent Awful performance 0% Poor performance 8% Poor performance 1,142 27
 
50 London South Bank Excellent Could do better Could do better No data available Awful performance Awful performance 0% Could do better 24% Excellent 571 27
 
50 University of Central Lancashire Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Poor performance 8% Could do better 644 27
 
50 York Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Excellent No data available No data available Awful performance 1,774 27
 
55 Liverpool Excellent Excellent Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Could do better 16% Awful performance 2,216 26
 
56 Glasgow Excellent Could do better Awful performance Excellent Excellent Could do better 20% Awful performance 3% Poor performance 1,158 25
 
56 Reading Excellent Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Could do better 32% Could do better 28% Awful performance 1,938 25
 
56 Stirling Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance No data available Could do better 17% Awful performance 1,687 25
 
56 Teesside Excellent Could do better Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance 0% No data available Excellent 566 25
 
60 Bangor [University of Wales] Excellent Excellent Could do better Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available Poor performance 1,367 24
 
60 Imperial College [University of London] No data available Excellent Could do better No data available Awful performance Could do better 20% Excellent 31% Awful performance 4,750 24
 
60 Queen Mary [University of London] Excellent Excellent Could do better Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Poor performance 1,577 24
 
60 Royal Holloway [University of London] Awful performance Excellent Could do better Excellent Excellent Poor performance 3% No data available Poor performance 1,505 24
 
60 Strathclyde Excellent Awful performance Excellent Excellent Awful performance Could do better 20% No data available Awful performance 1,632 24
 
60 Westminster Excellent Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Excellent 56% No data available No data available 24
 
66 Essex Excellent Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Could do better 33% No data available Poor performance 812 23
 
66 Exeter Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Poor performance 12% Awful performance 1,690 23
 
66 Hull Excellent Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Poor performance 1,102 23
 
66 Queen Margaret Awful performance Could do better Excellent Excellent Awful performance No data available Could do better 15% Poor performance 818 23
 

Third – Poor environmental performance

Rank University Name Publicly available environmental policy Full time environmental staff Comprehensive environmental audit Green travel plan Fairtrade University status Percentage of renewable energy Percentage of waste recycled Carbon emissions per head (Kg CO₂e) Final Score
70 Heriot-Watt No data available Excellent No data available Excellent Awful performance Could do better 33% Could do better 17% Awful performance 2,074 22
 
71 City Excellent Could do better Could do better Awful performance Awful performance No data available Awful performance 0% Could do better 746 21
 
71 Huddersfield No data available Could do better No data available Excellent Awful performance Could do better 46% Poor performance 8% Excellent 168 21
 
71 University of East Anglia Awful performance Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Excellent 57% Poor performance 1,535 21
 
71 University of Wales Institute, Cardiff [University of Wales] Excellent Could do better Could do better Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance 0% Awful performance 0% Could do better 775 21
 
75 Birkbeck College [University of London] Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Excellent 51% Poor performance 9% No data available 20
 
75 Liverpool Hope Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Excellent Excellent No data available No data available Could do better 685 20
 
75 Napier Excellent Awful performance Could do better Excellent Awful performance No data available No data available Could do better 790 20
 
75 Staffordshire Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Could do better 10% Awful performance 5% Poor performance 979 20
 
79 Birmingham Excellent Could do better Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance 0% No data available Awful performance 2,064 19
 
79 Dundee Awful performance Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance No data available Could do better 14% Poor performance 1,565 19
 
79 King's College London [University of London] Excellent Could do better Could do better Awful performance Excellent No data available No data available Awful performance 2,293 19
 
82 Aberdeen Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Excellent Excellent Poor performance 4% No data available Awful performance 1,784 18
 
82 Cardiff Excellent Awful performance Could do better Awful performance Awful performance No data available Could do better 27% Poor performance 1,158 18
 
82 University of East London Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Excellent Awful performance No data available No data available Could do better 738 18
 
85 Bedfordshire Awful performance Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Could do better 624 17
 
85 Roehampton Excellent Could do better Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available Could do better 626 17
 
87 Winchester Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Could do better 704 16
 
88 De Montfort Awful performance Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Awful performance 6% Excellent 586 15
 

Fail

Rank University Name Publicly available environmental policy Full time environmental staff Comprehensive environmental audit Green travel plan Fairtrade University status Percentage of renewable energy Percentage of waste recycled Carbon emissions per head (Kg CO₂e) Final Score
89 Paisley Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Poor performance 4% No data available Could do better 727 14
 
89 School of Oriental and African Studies [University of London] Awful performance Awful performance Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Excellent 592 14
 
91 Greenwich Awful performance Could do better Could do better Excellent Awful performance No data available Awful performance 0% No data available 13
 
91 Manchester Metropolitan Awful performance Could do better Could do better Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available Could do better 676 13
 
93 Aston Awful performance Awful performance Could do better Excellent Awful performance Could do better 37% Awful performance 4% Awful performance 1,774 12
 
93 Bolton Awful performance Awful performance Could do better Excellent Awful performance No data available No data available Could do better 756 12
 
93 Canterbury Christ Church Awful performance Awful performance Could do better Awful performance Excellent Awful performance 0% No data available Excellent 520 12
 
93 Worcester Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance 0% Awful performance 3% Could do better 752 12
 
97 Aberystwyth [University of Wales] Awful performance Could do better Could do better Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Poor performance 1,350 11
 
97 Lampeter [Part of the University of Wales] Awful performance Could do better Could do better Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available Poor performance 1,170 11
 
99 Wolverhampton Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Could do better 22% Awful performance 2% Poor performance 924 10
 
100 Robert Gordon University Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% Awful performance 5% Could do better 706 8
 
101 University of the Arts London Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance No data available Excellent 52% No data available 6
 
102 Institute of Education [University of London] Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance No data available Awful performance 0% No data available 4
 
102 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine [University of London] Awful performance Awful performance Could do better Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available No data available 4
 
102 Royal College of Art Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Could do better 37% Awful performance 4% Awful performance 1,956 4
 
102 Royal Veterinary College [University of London] Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Excellent Awful performance Awful performance 0% No data available Awful performance 2,480 4
 

Did not sit exam

These have not been ranked or scored because they have not made enough information available.

University Name Publicly available environmental policy Full time environmental staff Comprehensive environmental audit Green travel plan Fairtrade University status Percentage of renewable energy Percentage of waste recycled Carbon emissions per head (Kg CO₂e)
Abertay Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance Excellent No data available No data available No data available
Bristol Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent No data available No data available No data available
Glasgow Caledonian No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Could do better 10% No data available Excellent 518
Goldsmiths [University of London] No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Poor performance 7% No data available Poor performance 806
Leicester Excellent Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available No data available
Lincoln Excellent Excellent Awful performance Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available No data available
London Business School No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Excellent 53% Excellent 54% Awful performance 1,674
London Metropolitan No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Awful performance 0% Poor performance 11% Excellent 476
Middlesex Excellent Could do better Excellent Awful performance Awful performance No data available No data available No data available
North East Wales Institute No data available No data available No data available No data available Excellent No data available No data available No data available
Southampton Solent No data available No data available No data available No data available Excellent Could do better 28% Could do better 14% Excellent 471
St George's [University of London] No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Awful performance 0% Poor performance 12% Awful performance 2,508
Thames Valley No data available No data available No data available Excellent Awful performance Poor performance 3% No data available Excellent 322
UCE Birmingham No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Could do better 10% No data available Could do better 723
University College London [University of London] No data available No data available No data available No data available Awful performance Awful performance 0% Could do better 14% Poor performance 1,461
 

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