Budget

Resourcing our strategy
The Environmental Sustainability Team has an annual budget to implement a range of projects to meet our objectives outline in our sustainability strategy.

2021/22 budget
Our non-pay budget is £485,823 and is to deliver the following projects:
• Work to develop our Zero Carbon Masterplan
• Sustainable lab activities including our Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF) programme
• Staff and student engagement activities
• Training and travel for the team
• Development of the sustainability strategy
• Our staff and student engagement programme, 50,000 Actions
• Sustainable food projects including carbon footprinting and carbon labelling
• Scope 3 calculation and target setting
• Data management
• Biodiversity projects including biodiversity audits of campus and the provision of a biodiversity app.

Staffing costs
The pay costs of the central Environmental Sustainability Team are £244,972.