The University of Edinburgh has a clear commitment to sustainability which is underpinned by our vision to make the world a better place.

Social and Civic Responsibility is a core pillar of our 2030 Strategy which seeks to deliver positive change locally, regionally and globally. Aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development goals, we are committed to:

  • becoming a zero carbon and zero waste University;
  • widening participation in higher education and supporting inclusion; and
  • working together with local communities to improve the lives of people across the Edinburgh City Region

The University of Edinburgh Hospitality & Events Collection supports and builds on this ambition through its own Sustainability Policy. As a corporate priority we seek to:

  • Develop and deliver appropriate education to staff, clients & delegates
  • Take a leadership role in sustainability
  • Contribute to stable community building
  • Maintain and develop Conference & Events in a sustainable manner
  • Monitor and report on progress towards sustainability
Sustainable Restaurant Association's
Sustainable Restaurant Association's

The University of Edinburgh is thrilled to announce a 3-star rating in the Sustainable Restaurant Association's (SRA) prestigious Food Made Good Standard. This 3-star rating demonstrates how to make good food choices and is regarded the Michelin Stars of sustainability.

Sustainability is a core value for us, and we are committed to providing our delegates with delicious and nutritious food that is produced with the environment and social responsibility in mind.

For more information on this accreditation, please visit the Food Made Good Directory.

Food Made Good Directory