大学有一个 采购策略 which sets out the procurement guidelines of buying goods, services 和 works. 在这个策略中, the University acknowledges that its purchasing decisions have major socio-economic 和 environmental implications, 本地和全球.

采购碳排放SMART目标 

Our current targets 和 some examples of how we are going to achieve them can be accessed through the 可持续发展目标文件.  

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可持续采购督导小组        

A 可持续采购督导小组 of the 可持续性 Strategy Group was created in April 2014 to oversee this important work; membership includes students, 学者及采购专业人士.  The main focus of this group is ethical procurement issues, including workers’ rights such as 现代奴隶制度 in the supply chain, factory conditions 和 reforming supply chains 和 Social Values Act.  看到 职权范围和成员详细信息.  The group members are invited to guest lecture to students 和 education is an important remit of the group.  

电子产品采购

Another example is our procurement of electronic goods. Poor working conditions 和 labour rights abuses are commonplace in many parts of the developing the world, 大部分ICT产品是在哪里生产的.  The University procures all its ICT equipment through a purchasing consortium which has signed up to Electronics Watch NWUPC Ltd. An independent organisation that aims to monitor working conditions in the global electronics industry to enable socially responsible public purchasing across Europe. 

The Head of  Procurement who chairs this group is a member of the 可持续性 Strategy Group 和 provides regular reports to the meetings. The University underst和s that procurement is one of the most significant contributors to its carbon footprint. 这一重要领域的培训被视为关键, HEPA 6 modules are being trialled in Procurement 和 then rolled out to all relevant staff. 爱游戏app苹果下载正在与 NETpositive期货 使用他们的供应商参与工具. 一个示例报告是 在这里. 大学有一个lso used the tool to establish our own 行动计划.  影响分析的一个例子 餐饮服务在这里.

伦理投资

The University welcomes donations from alumni, corporate benefactors 和 other supporters.  To enable the educational purposes of donations to be achieved, the University will invest surplus funds 和 endowments with third-party organisations. W在这里ver possible the University wishes to make such investments in ways that are consistent with the mission 和 values of the University.

大学期待投资经理, 要考虑社会因素, environmental 和 ethical considerations in the selection, 投资的保留和实现. The University will not invest in fossil fuels 和 the armaments industries. The University will strive to invest in companies w在这里 the activities of the company are, 从道德角度来看, consistent with the educational 和/or research objectives of the University.  点击此处阅读爱游戏app苹果下载的道德投资政策.

The Director of Finance 和 Resources reviews the investment position annually read his 最新报告.

无化石宣言 

The University is continuing to demonstrate our commitment to sustainable energy by signing the 地球 & 人 2021年5月发表无化石宣言. 请 访问文档链接 要查看声明. We are publicly declaring that we do not invest in fossil fuel companies now 和 in the future.

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