UKRI environmental sustainability strategy

The UKRI environmental sustainability strategy sets out how we will protect and enhance the environment by factoring in sustainability for our operations and investment decisions.



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This strategy applies to all UKRI investments and operations, including those activities delivered by its constituent councils. It includes where:

  • UKRI undertakes research and innovation activity directly, for instance operating research laboratories, centres and facilities: we will
    actively manage our environmental sustainability performance
  • UKRI pays for goods and services, for instance computing services and energy: we will demand environmental sustainability performance by our suppliers
  • UKRI funds activities undertaken by the research and innovation community both within the UK and internationally, for instance businesses, university and scientific institutions: we will actively lead environmental sustainability across our sector

The first period for implementation of this strategy is 2020 to 2025 (financial years).

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