Green Impact

Green Impact is an environmental accreditation and award scheme. Teams of staff are given access to an online workbook with Bronze, Silver and Bonus award criteria to complete and work towards. 

The programme is now in its fifth year (2013/14) at the University of Birmingham. Awards for last year were presented at a glittering ceremony in April 2013.  The outcomes of the improving performance of the teams are listed below.

Gold Award (6 teams)

Birmingham DARO (Gold Plus)

People & Organizational Development (Gold Plus)

90 Vincent Drive (Gold)

Careers Network's Green Lanterns (Gold)

HR Aston Webb (Gold)

IT Services (Gold)

Silver Award (17 teams)

Bronze Award (15 teams)

Working Towards Bronze Award (1 team)

LABS Gold Award (3 teams)


Special Awards:

Innovation Award:

Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

Best Energy Saving Idea:

Educational Technology Team

Environmental Hero:

James Reali (Careers Network's Green Lanterns)

Spirit of Green Impact:

Conor McGoldrick (People and Organisational Development)


Interested in taking part?

Register here or contact:

Tom Garrood; Sustainable Behaviour Assistant; phone: 47811

Trev Shields; Sustainability and Environmental Advisor; phone: 58790


For more information please see:

Green Impact Resource Page

Green Impact FAQ page

Green Impact UK


Green Impact Gold Plus winners 2012/13; Birmingham DARO and People & Organizational Development



Green Impact Student Auditors after receiving their certificate (2012/13)



All teams received a little cactus, provided by Winterborne Botanical Garden

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