Dept of Engineering Students Achieve Green Impact Award

Posted by tc106 at May 22, 2012 01:45 PM |
Students in the Department of Engineering and have achieved the bronze award in the Green Impact Scheme

2011/12 is the third year that Green Impact has been run at the University of Leicester. It has been a fantastic year, with teams putting in a lot of effort to achieve top level accreditations and students in the Department were responsible for achieving the Bronze Award.

Green Impact is a national accreditation scheme which recognises and rewards sustainable behaviour within the workplace.  Green Impact aims to empower individuals and departments to reduce their environmental impact by encouraging, rewarding and celebrating practical sustainable improvements.

There are currently 43 universities and higher education institutions taking part in Green Impact throughout the UK, with over 600 departmental teams registered. Departments who take part in the scheme can attain Bronze, Silver or Gold Green Impact awards based on their achievements.

Teams taking part in Green Impact work towards the following aims:

Reducing waste and increasing recycling
Increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions
Increasing sustainable procurement
Increasing sustainable transport
Improving communications relating to sustainability  

Green Impact Bronze Award 2011-12

The student team consisted of:

Jamshedul Alam

Ram Vignesh Palaniswamy

Ashish George

Ce Dong Tan

Sourav Chatterjee

Nazharul Islam

Atul Arora

Rahul Rana

Very well done to you all!

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