People & Planet Green League 2014 Methodology

The 2014 criteria is published on this website.

  • Please use the tabs on the left hand side of this page to navigate each section.

  • UK Universities will shortly be receiving their unique survey link by email - universities are welcome to begin completing the survey from 17 July 2014

  • The full 2014 guide will be sent to every UK university

Criteria Weighting for the 2014 People & Planet Green League Methodology

The 2014 section weightings can be found below - also compared with the points system used to score the Green League 2013

Criteria

2013 Points

2013 weighting as % of section

2013 weighting as % of total points

2014 weighting as % of total points

Change in weighting 2013-14

1. Policy and Strategy

3

7.5%

4.29%

4.5%

+0.21%

2. Human Resources for Sustainability

8

20%

11.43%

8.5%

-2.93%

3.Environmental Auditing and Management Systems

8

20%

11,43%

10%

-1.43%

4.Ethical Investment

3

7.5%

4.29%

4%

-0.29%

5.Carbon Management

6

15%

8.57%

8%

-0.57%

6. Workers Rights

2

5%

2.86%

4%

+1.14%

7.Sustainable Food

3

7.5%

4.29%

4.50%

+0.31%

8.Staff and Student Engagement

4

10%

5.71%

4%

-1.71%

9.Education for Sustainable Development

3

7.5%

4.29%

9%

+4.71%

10.Key Sustainability Impacts

n/a

n/a

n/a

6%

n/a

POLICY SECTION

40

100%

57.14%

62.50%

+5.36%

11.Energy Sources

6

20%

8.57%

7%

-1.57%

12.Waste & Recycling

8

26.67%

11.43%

9.5%

-1.93%

13. Carbon Reduction

10

33.33%

14.29%

13%

-1.29%

14. Water Reduction

6

20.00%

8.57%

8%

-0.57%

PERFORMANCE SECTION

30

100.00%

42.86%

37.5%

-5.36%

TOTAL

100%

100%

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Key Dates

17 July – Survey opens

15 Sept – Survey closes

6 Oct – Appeals open

20 Oct – Appeals close

12 Nov – Full rankings published