Sustainability Steering Group

The Environmental Sustainability team reports to the Sustainability Steering Group each term, producing and supporting the production of reports for the group's consideration. The Sustainability Steering Group makes recommendations to the Buildings and Estates Sub-CommitteePlanning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council and the Conference of Colleges on the development of the University's  Environmental Sustainability Policy and the targets that it should adopt within each of the policy's areas.

It advises on the actions required by the University to achieve the proposed targets, monitors progress against the agreed targets, and produces annual reports on its findings. The Group also monitors national and international legislation and policy developments, and advises on their implications for the collegiate University.

The Sustainability Steering Group comprising of:

(a) the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources) who shall chair the group;

(b) a nominee of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division with appropriate expertise, agreed with the Conference of Colleges;

(c) a nominee of the Social Sciences Division with appropriate expertise, agreed with the Conference of Colleges;

(d) a nominee of the Conference of Colleges, with appropriate expertise;

(e) the Chairman of the Buildings and Estates Sub-Committee;

(f) the Director of Estates;

(g) the Operations Director of Estates Services;

(h) a student, appointed by the OUSU Executive from among their own number or from the membership of the OUSU Ethics and Environment Committee.