Green Impact Awards

Green Impact Awards logo

Green Impact is a fun, simple and innovative program that inspires staff and students to collectively green Staffordshire University.  The changes made through our 'Green Group' champions and others are sustained and a legacy is created.  These actions have contributed to us becoming the 16th Greenest University in the People and Planet Green League.

The Staffordshire University GI logo (PNG, file size: 12.09KB) is available for download (click the link), should you wish to use it in any promotional material.


What is Green Impact?

The following flyers outline whats involved and how to take part in Green Impact:-

Green Impact for Staff  2013-flyer-for-staff.pdf (PDF, file size: 414.48KB)

Green Impact for Students  2013-flyer-for-students.pdf (PDF, file size: 279.42KB)

Bronze Criteria

B.001 - A briefing document on negative environmental impacts can be accessed here  significant-environmental-impacts.pdf (PDF, file size: 131.47KB)

B.007 - A sample lighting and responsibility plan can be accessed here  lighting-and-equipment-responsibility-plan (PDF, file size: 124.42KB)

B.009 - A sample energy audit checklist can be accessed here  energy-audit-checklist.pdf (PDF, file size: 219.1KB)  

B. 011 - A university air conditioning poster is available here ac.poster.pdf (PDF, file size: 265.58KB)

B. 012 - A sample 'taking the stairs, not the lifts' poster can be accessed here  take-the-stair-compressed.pdf (PDF, file size: 912.91KB)

Silver Criteria

S.001 -    A sample Smart Action Plan can be accessed here  smart-action-plan.pdf (PDF, file size: 119.98KB)

 The national Green Impact resource bank also offers examples of shared resources.  Please visit


Staffordshire University Celebrates Year 3 of Green Impact

On the 6th June, the University announced the 2012/13 Green Impact Award winners in The Gallery, Beaconside.

The event, which was hosted by David Gage, Deputy Chair Board of Governors was by attended by over 80 staff and students from across the University. This year also saw two teams concentrating on Green Impact excellence projects.  Executive, led by Sally Liggins, developed and implemented the I-Wood project.  Personnel reviewed the University environmental awareness training, recommendations of which will be used to improve the programme.

As with last year, guests were treated to a spectacular sustainable afternoon tea containing locally sourced produce and handmade cakes. Continuing the sustainability theme, winning teams were presented with awards made from reclaimed slate roof tiles sourced from a dilapidated Welsh Victorian manor!

This year’s photos, taken by a student photographer,  can be viewed at the following link: Green Impact Awards 2012/13.

Green Impact Award Winners 2013

CES - MellorBronze
CES - StaffordBronze
Learning, Development & InnovationBronze
Student Recruitment and AdmissionsGold
Business, Education and LawGold
Commercial ServicesGold
Information Services (Stafford)Gold
CES - Science CentreGold
Financial ServicesSilver
Information Services (Stoke)Silver
Excellence - ExecutiveExcellence
Excellence - Personnel ServicesExcellence