Sustainability at UNSWWelcome to UNSWUNSW SustainabilityAaron MagnerUniversity of New South Wales
Sustainability supports the B2B                          UNSW ASPIRATION Continuously improve our position as a leading re...
Our sustainability commitmentA guiding principle in UNSW’s Strategic Intent (B2B)                             Internationa...
Research for a sustainable futureUNSW centers researching sustainability issues                                           ...
Research for a sustainable                    future           Understanding         and explaining the         science
Research for a sustainable                    future       Professor Andy Pitman and Matt England     Australian Climate C...
Research for a sustainable                    future            Innovating and                 designing               sus...
Research for a sustainable                                 future                                                Professor...
Research for a sustainable                    future              Developing             new scientific     knowledg      ...
Research for a sustainable                    future                           Professor Veena SahajwallaCentre of Sustain...
Research for a sustainable                    future               Developing               new energy           source   ...
Research for a sustainable                    future             Professor Martin Green & Stuart WenhamCentre for Advanced...
Education for Sustainability                    100+             Courses and          Degree programs        with ‘sustain...
Education for SustainabilityEducating futuregenerationsand thought leaders                                            UNSW...
Education for SustainabilityUNSW students & staffdesigned & built theworld’s fastestsolar-powered vehicle                 ...
Education for Sustainability       Influencing current       and future civil society            Raising            sustai...
Education for Sustainability       Influencing current       and future civil society            Promoting            know...
Education for Sustainability       Influencing current       and future civil society            Regular climate          ...
Leading by example  Demonstrating  how we can  all live more  sustainably             Our campus is a          Living Labo...
Leading by example  Thoughtful  Foods  campus co-op             Our campus is a          Living Laboratory       of a sust...
Leading by example  Stationery  re-use centre  run by students             Our campus is a          Living Laboratory     ...
Leading by example   Green cleaning   our buildings   Green cleaning Specifications:     Good Environmental Choice   certi...
Sustainable transportElectric Vehicle = Research + Practice                       Reducing                   pollution and...
Sustainable transportElectric Vehicle = Research + Practice                         Research and                         c...
Sustainable transportCar share – Go Get!                             Affordable car hire.                             Book...
EnergyResearchinto practice     Energy     conservationRenewableenergy
EnergyPhD student, Jose Bilbao. Applying photovoltaic research know how in a                 role with UNSW’s Facilities M...
WaterWater SavingAction Plan Bore water used instead of drinking water Water efficient fixtures in new buildings and retro...
Water                What can you do?Report leaks to: fmassist@unsw.edu.au
Recycling wastePaper + cardboard > Blue Bins in Library + corridors                          Recycling 800 tonne/year     ...
Reducing waste  Water refill    stations  = Refill not     landfill
Reducing wasteA step toward reducing plastic water bottle waste
Reducing wasteOne simple challenge - Coffee Cups13,520,000 39 Tonnes     cups a year                 per year             ...
Reducing wasteOne Simple Solution                        Reusable Cups                        Keep Cups                   ...
Environmental law compliance                  UNSW                  laboratory                  chemical                  ...
Environmental law complianceUNSW laboratory chemical labelling, storage and handling
Environmental law complianceMeeting our compliance obligations
Mobile ApplicationsUNSW Green Trail                     Deploy a UNSW smart phone app with:                           Camp...
Mobile ApplicationsUNSW Green
WebsitesPositioning and profiling UNSW
YouTube and Social Media           Positioning,           profiling and           promoting the           reputation of   ...
Keep in touchUNSWSustainabilityUNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052www.sustainability.unsw.edu.auTwitter | @SustainUNSWFacebook | facebook...
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Welcome to UNSW

  1. 1. Sustainability at UNSWWelcome to UNSWUNSW SustainabilityAaron MagnerUniversity of New South Wales
  2. 2. Sustainability supports the B2B UNSW ASPIRATION Continuously improve our position as a leading research intensive universityin the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on contemporary and social issues through the defined strengths in professional, scientific and technological fields. STUDENT RESEARCH COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE ENGAGEMENT Develop globally Continue to build focused graduates who on our position Be a valued are scholars, leaders as a peer of the partner with and professionals best globally key communities CAPABILITIES Improve leadership and operations RESOURCES Maximise availability of resources and the assignment of resources to priority areas
  3. 3. Our sustainability commitmentA guiding principle in UNSW’s Strategic Intent (B2B) International commitments: Universitas 21 Statement on Sustainability. Talloires Declaration. For UNSW sustainability is: A major research strength. A teaching & curriculum strength. A major attraction for best and brightest students and researchers.
  4. 4. Research for a sustainable futureUNSW centers researching sustainability issues Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT@UNSW) Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining Practices City Futures Research Centre Centre for Materials Research in Energy Conversion Centre for Water and Waste Technology Australian Climate Change Adaptation Research Network for Settlements and Infrastructure Gilbert and Tobin Centre of Public Law Australian Human Rights Centre Institute of Environmental Studies Connected Waters Initiative Centre for Social Impact Australian Institute for Population Ageing Research Australian Tsunami Research Centre Sydney Institute of Marine Science UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology Australian Wetlands and Rivers Centre Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment UNSW Built Environment - City Futures Research Centre Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets UNSW Water Research Centre Institute of Environmental Studies Centre for Environmental Modeling and Prediction UNSW Climate Change Research Centre Environmental Research Initiative for Art Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation Centre for Infrastructure and Engineering Safety
  5. 5. Research for a sustainable future Understanding and explaining the science
  6. 6. Research for a sustainable future Professor Andy Pitman and Matt England Australian Climate Change Research Centre
  7. 7. Research for a sustainable future Innovating and designing sustainable ways of living
  8. 8. Research for a sustainable future Professor Jill BennettUNSW College of Fine Arts - Sustainable Design, Media & Environment
  9. 9. Research for a sustainable future Developing new scientific knowledg e
  10. 10. Research for a sustainable future Professor Veena SahajwallaCentre of Sustainable Materials Research & Technology
  11. 11. Research for a sustainable future Developing new energy source s
  12. 12. Research for a sustainable future Professor Martin Green & Stuart WenhamCentre for Advanced Silicon Photovoltaics & Photonics
  13. 13. Education for Sustainability 100+ Courses and Degree programs with ‘sustainability’ as a key component
  14. 14. Education for SustainabilityEducating futuregenerationsand thought leaders UNSW PhD students researching sustainability
  15. 15. Education for SustainabilityUNSW students & staffdesigned & built theworld’s fastestsolar-powered vehicle Sunswift solar car racing team
  16. 16. Education for Sustainability Influencing current and future civil society Raising sustainability Consciousness in all facets of student life
  17. 17. Education for Sustainability Influencing current and future civil society Promoting knowledge about sustainability
  18. 18. Education for Sustainability Influencing current and future civil society Regular climate change and sustainability forums are held at UNSW & are open to the public.
  19. 19. Leading by example Demonstrating how we can all live more sustainably Our campus is a Living Laboratory of a sustainable future
  20. 20. Leading by example Thoughtful Foods campus co-op Our campus is a Living Laboratory of a sustainable future
  21. 21. Leading by example Stationery re-use centre run by students Our campus is a Living Laboratory of a sustainable future
  22. 22. Leading by example Green cleaning our buildings Green cleaning Specifications: Good Environmental Choice certified cleaning products and no chemicals where possible.
  23. 23. Sustainable transportElectric Vehicle = Research + Practice Reducing pollution and congestion
  24. 24. Sustainable transportElectric Vehicle = Research + Practice Research and commercial partnership with EV service provider Better Place. Vehicle used to research impact of EVs on electricity grid.
  25. 25. Sustainable transportCar share – Go Get! Affordable car hire. Booked online by the hour. Priority parking. Where? Behind Law Faculty building Village Green/Shalom
  26. 26. EnergyResearchinto practice Energy conservationRenewableenergy
  27. 27. EnergyPhD student, Jose Bilbao. Applying photovoltaic research know how in a role with UNSW’s Facilities Management energy team
  28. 28. WaterWater SavingAction Plan Bore water used instead of drinking water Water efficient fixtures in new buildings and retrofitted in old buildings
  29. 29. Water What can you do?Report leaks to: fmassist@unsw.edu.au
  30. 30. Recycling wastePaper + cardboard > Blue Bins in Library + corridors Recycling 800 tonne/year Earning approximately $120,000/yearRecycling boxesavailable fromstationary re-usecentre, ARC, FMAssist, room 224AChancellery or onrequest. Staff and students empty paperDesk bins for recycling Recycling makes money into blue wheelie bins
  31. 31. Reducing waste Water refill stations = Refill not landfill
  32. 32. Reducing wasteA step toward reducing plastic water bottle waste
  33. 33. Reducing wasteOne simple challenge - Coffee Cups13,520,000 39 Tonnes cups a year per year 3% of our waste!
  34. 34. Reducing wasteOne Simple Solution Reusable Cups Keep Cups Available from Bookshop & Arc Gift Shop
  35. 35. Environmental law compliance UNSW laboratory chemical labelling, storage and handling
  36. 36. Environmental law complianceUNSW laboratory chemical labelling, storage and handling
  37. 37. Environmental law complianceMeeting our compliance obligations
  38. 38. Mobile ApplicationsUNSW Green Trail Deploy a UNSW smart phone app with: Campus Map Interactive Mapping and Augmented Reality including Green Trail Transport Information Integrated with maps app including timetables for Sydney Buses, UNSW buses (COFA and Green Square), links, contact details etc News Feed UNSW News, Arc news and EDUS news
  39. 39. Mobile ApplicationsUNSW Green
  40. 40. WebsitesPositioning and profiling UNSW
  41. 41. YouTube and Social Media Positioning, profiling and promoting the reputation of UNSW
  42. 42. Keep in touchUNSWSustainabilityUNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052www.sustainability.unsw.edu.auTwitter | @SustainUNSWFacebook | facebook.com/SustainUNSWAaron MagnerUNSW Sustainability DirectorLinkedIn | linkedin.com/in/aaronmagnerTwitter | @aaronmagnerSlideshare | slideshare.net/aaronmagnerPhoto images | Maja Baskawww.majabaska.com

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