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Green Impact. Jess Cordy Sustainable Development Placement Charlotte Taylor Green Impact Project Officer. Project Cycle. Teams implement changes October-February. * Workbook amends and initial audits August-October. Workbook launch and team recruitment September-October. Celebration

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Green impact

Green Impact

Jess Cordy

Sustainable Development Placement

Charlotte Taylor

Green Impact Project Officer


Project cycle
Project Cycle

Teams implement changes

October-February

* Workbook amends and

initial audits

August-October

Workbook launch and team recruitment

September-October

Celebration

April-May

Workbook Submission and Audits

March

Evaluation

June-August



Workbook
Workbook!

www.greenimpact.org.uk/leeds


Green impact criteria categories
Green Impact Criteria categories

  • Biodiversity and the Community

  • Greening Teams, Action Plans and Communications

  • Electricity/Energy

  • Heating

  • Procurement

  • Travel

  • Waste- Recycling, Reusing, Reducing

  • Water



Getting started with bronze and silver
Getting started with Bronze and Silver

Challenge: What are the ‘quick wins’ with maximum impact?

How would you implement these?



B017: Department has identified, ranked and documented what it believes are its five most significant environmental impacts, and identified steps to reduce these.


Your environmental impacts
Your environmental impacts it believes are its five most significant environmental impacts, and identified steps to reduce these.

  • Surroundings in which an organisation operates

  • Includes air, water, land, national resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation

  • Surroundings in this context extend from within an organisation to the global system


Impacts and aspects
Impacts and aspects it believes are its five most significant environmental impacts, and identified steps to reduce these.

Environmental Aspect

  • any element of an organisation’s activities, products or services, that can interact with the environment.

Environmental impact

  • any change to the

    environment, whether

    adverse or beneficial,

    wholly or partially

    resulting from an

    organisations activities,

    products or services


Example impacts and aspects
Example: Impacts and aspects it believes are its five most significant environmental impacts, and identified steps to reduce these.

Impact: contributes to global warming

Aspect: Use of printer

Impact: use of fossil fuels: burden on earths resources

Activity:

Printing agendas for meetings

Aspect: Use of paper

Impact: Deforestation


Exercise
Exercise it believes are its five most significant environmental impacts, and identified steps to reduce these.

Identifying your own environmental aspects and impacts.

  • Brainstorm your activities

  • What environmental aspects are associated with these?

  • What are the environmental impacts of this?

  • Identify the significance of each impact:

    • Intensity

    • Likelihood


General consideration
GENERAL CONSIDERATION it believes are its five most significant environmental impacts, and identified steps to reduce these.

  • Direct or indirect

  • Real or perceived

  • Occur under normal operating conditions

  • Occur under abnormal operating conditions

  • Due to accident

  • Due to incident (eg vandalism)

  • Due to past (or future) activities


How can the lead environmental contacts support the green impact teams
How can the lead environmental contacts support the Green Impact teams?

  • Support team leaders to find teams

  • University-wide communications

  • Link between departments

  • Secure line manager’s approval- with your help

  • Launch events, workshops, extravagant awards ceremony…

    Jess Cordy: [email protected]


How can the Green Impact Project Officer support Green Impact teams?

  • Support the Lead Environmental Contact support you

  • Provide you with national statistics/ communications

  • Help finalise the workbook

  • Provide detailed feedback for University and individual teams

  • Lead workshops and provide support whenever you ask it

  • Charlotte Taylor: [email protected]


Contact details
Contact details Impact teams?

Your Green Impact Project Officer:

Charlotte Taylor

[email protected]

07817 010 044

Green Impact Project Manager:

Jo Kemp

[email protected]

07818 592813


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