The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for United Kingdom
The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for United Kingdom was held in Jubilee Campus, Nottingham City on 22nd May 2018. It was hosted by the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, and in coordination by Mr. Andrew Nolan, Director of Sustainability, University of Nottingham and Mr. Gavin Scott, sustainability manager. The Workshop was attended by 19 participants from 10 Universities and the Chairman of the Environmental Association in United Kingdom. Universities presented are University of Nottingham, Bangor University, University of Derby, Keele University, University of Leicester, Lincoln University, University of Manchester, Nottingham Trent University, Oxford University, University of Warwick and the Chairman of the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) a good presentation of Sustainability Movements the Global Stage. In general, the participants are those who play an important role in policy making and implementation of sustainability in their campuses, such as vice rectors, directors, and directorates of facilities, directorate of sustainability, vice dean related to infrastructure and general and sustainability officer.
The workshop was opened by Mr. Andy Nolan, Director of Estates, Sustainability and Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, Chairperson of UI GreenMetric. In the first session, Trends and Challenges has been presented by Mr. Gavin Scott, Sustainability Manager, University of Nottingham and Prof. Eunice Simmons, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Nottingham Trent University.
In the second session, Challenges and Opportunities has been presented by Ms. Sandra Lee, Social Impact Lead at University of Leicester. In the last session, “Global Perspectives, Sustainable Development Goals and Universities” issues have been presented by Mr. Iain Patton, Chief Executive of The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges and Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, Chairperson of UI GreenMetric. The event has been wrapped up with a campus tour at the University of Nottingham.