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Leeds Trinity University College awarded 3rd class in the People & Planet Green League 2011

Scorecard

So how did Leeds Trinity University College score against the 13 Policy & Performance criteria in the People & Planet Green League 2011? Check out the full breakdown below.

Policy & Management Section

Could do better1. Environmental Policy

Total Score: 3/5 points.

Criteria

Score

Does Leeds Trinity University College have a publicly available environmental policy?

1

Is it reported on annually at a senior level?

2

Does it set SMART targets reduce environmental impacts in all the following areas?:

  • Biodiversity
  • Community involvement
  • Construction and refurbishment
  • Emissions and discharges
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water

0

no data2. Environmental Management Staff FTE

Total Score: 0/8 points.

Leeds Trinity University College has 0.0 staff dedicated to environmental management per 5000 students (capped at 15,000 students), giving a score of 0 out of 8 points.

Poor performance3. Environmental Auditing and Management Systems

Total Score: 1.5/8 points.

Criteria

Score

Leeds Trinity University College has audited its environmental impacts in the following areas within the last five years (0.5 points for each area):

  • Biodiversity
  • Construction and refurbishment
  • Emissions and discharges
  • Energy
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water

1.5

Does Leeds Trinity University College operate an externally audited Environmental Management System (e.g. ISO14001, EMAS, Ecocampus, Green Dragon, IEMA Acorn Scheme [BS8885])?

0

no data4. Ethical Investment

Total Score: 0/3 points.

Criteria

Score

Does Leeds Trinity University College have a publicly available ethical investment policy?

0

Is the publicly available ethical investment policy reported on annually and/or are there ongoing opportunities for staff, students and other stakeholders to engage with the policy?

0

Has Leeds Trinity University College, on ethical grounds: a) divested, b) invested, c) engaged with companies as a shareholder, or d) changed banking provider in the last year?

0

Poor performance5. Carbon Management

Total Score: 2/7 points.

Criteria

Score

Does Leeds Trinity University College have a publicly available Carbon Management Plan which meets the Carbon Trust and Capital Investment Framework requirements?

0

How ambitious is Leeds Trinity University College’s average annual % carbon reduction target (calculated from an institution’s short-term targets from a 2005 baseline)

2

The scope of Leeds Trinity University College’s carbon management plan baseline & targets includes emissions from the following areas:

  • Procurement
  • Staff and student business trips e.g. flights to conferences and field trips
  • Staff and students commuting to university on a daily basis
  • Carbon emissions associated with the travel between students’ homes and the university at the start and end of term (including international students’ travel to and from their home country)

0

Could do better6. Fairtrade & Ethical Procurement

Total Score: 1/2 points.

Criteria

Score

Is Leeds Trinity University College an accredited Fairtrade University with the Fairtrade Foundation.

1

Does Leeds Trinity University College have a joint staff/student steering group with the remit of going beyond Fairtrade and increasing the sustainability of all procurement categories?

0

Is Leeds Trinity University College affiliated to the Worker Rights Consortium, in order to monitor the suppliers and parts of its garment supply chains that are not covered by Fairtrade certification?

0

no data7. Sustainable Food

Total Score: 0/2 points.

Criteria

Score

Does Leeds Trinity University College have a publicly available Sustainable Food policy which sets specific timebound targets for improvements?

0

Is the sustainable food policy reported on annually at a senior level?

0

Leeds Trinity University College is implementing the following sustainable food practices or is working towards Soil Association Food for Life catering mark:

  • only purchasing/using free-range eggs: No
  • only purchasing/using sustainable fish: No
  • Menus change with the availability of seasonal produce: No
  • not selling bottled water through its hospitaility services: Yes

0

no data8. Staff & Student Engagement

Total Score: 0/3 points.

The following activities to engage students and staff in sustainability issues are taking place at Leeds Trinity University College:

  • Students’ Union or Students’ Association associated to the institution has achieved a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award in this year’s Green Impact Union Awards (or similar) No

  • University actively supports an annual Go Green Week or Environment Week No

  • Staff engagement scheme to involve staff in improving the environmental performance of the university- for eg. Green Impact Universities or departmental eco-champions No

  • Initiatives to increase energy saving behaviour of all students in halls of residence (eg. Student Switch Off) No

  • Initiatives to increase recycling behaviour of all students in halls of residence No

  • Student representation on all university committees concerned with estates, planning, finance and resource allocation. Yes

  • Environmental awareness-raising campaigns that reach all students and staff No

  • Coursework linked to sustainability projects within the university/estates department. No

  • Availability of university funds for student or staff-led practical sustainability projects (eg. campus allotments, recycling schemes etc) No

  • Oversight and involvement of students and staff in the development and ongoing moni- toring of Carbon Management Plan. Yes

  • Provision of space for student / staff food-growing projects No

  • All staff inductions cover sustainability policy and issues No

  • Trade Union climate action groups (eg. GreenReps) or time off to participate in Union- linked sustainability initiatives. No

no data9. Curriculum

Total Score: 0/2 points.

The following activities to integrate sustainability issues throughout the curriculum are taking place at Leeds Trinity University College:

  • Is there a commitment to integrate sustainability into the curriculum in their Corporate or Strategic Plan? No
  • Is there a commitment to integrate sustainability into the curriculum in their Teaching and Learning Strategy? No
  • Is there a commitment to integrate sustainability into the curriculum in the Environmental Policy? No
  • Is support or training made available to all staff to help them integrate sustainability into the curriculum? Yes
  • Is there a review and reporting process in place to monitor the integration of sustainability into the curriculum? No

Performance Section

Poor performance10. Renewable Energy

Total Score: 1/6

Criteria

Score

Leeds Trinity University College purchases 0.00% of its electricity from renewable sources.

0/3

Leeds Trinity University College generates 818758 kWh of its energy by Combined Heat and Power (CHP).

1/1

Leeds Trinity University College generates 0.00% energy on-site from Low or Zero-Carbon energy sources.

0/2

Excellent performance11. Waste & Recycling

Total Score: 7/8

Criteria

Score

Leeds Trinity University College recycles 55.01% of its total waste.

3/4

Leeds Trinity University College produces 39.01 kg of waste per head

4/4

Could do better12. Carbon Reduction

Total Score: 5/10

Criteria

Score

Leeds Trinity University College's average carbon emissions per head is 711.31kg CO2eq

5/6

Leeds Trinity University College has increased its emissions since 2005 by 10.21%

0/4

Poor performance13: Water Consumption

Total Score: 2/6

Criteria

Score

Leeds Trinity University College uses 10.89kl water per head.

2/4

0.0000% of Leeds Trinity University College's water comes from grey or rain water sources.

0/2

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