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Sector Bodies

Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE), the representative body for estate directors, aims to promote excellence in the strategic planning and management, administration, operation and development of the University Estate and Facilities.

Association of University Procurement Officers (AUPO) promotes the exchange of ideas and development of best practice on purchasing, and has materials on sustainable procurement for members.

BUFDG, the representative body for finance directors in the higher education sector in the United Kingdom. The body runs events, provides training and publishes a weekly digest on financial issues affecting universities and colleges.

Committee of University Chairmen (CUC)
aids university councils and boards to discharge their responsibilities effectively.

Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) is the main sustainability champion for the university sector. A membership body, it provides training, advice and support as well as forum for best practice in the sector.

GuildHE is the representative body for HE Colleges in England and Northern Ireland.

Higher Education Academy (HEA) supports the sector in providing the best possible learning experience for all students. Its strategic aims include sharing of effective practice and support to universities and colleges in bringing about strategic change.

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) distributes public money for teaching and research to universities and colleges. The Council also plays a key role in ensuring accountability and promoting good practice.

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) the main funding body for teaching and research in Higher Education Institutions in Wales.

Joint Informations Systems Committee (JISC) is funded by the UK HE and FE funding bodies to provide leadership in the innovative use of ICT to support education and research.

The Leadership Foundation provides a dedicated service of support and advice on leadership, governance and management for all the UK's universities and higher education colleges.

People and Planet is the largest, student network in Britain campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.  The network consists of groups at Universities, Colleges and Schools. Publishes an annual Green League table ranking universities in terms of sustainability.

Scottish Funding Council (SFC) The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC) is the national, strategic body that is responsible for funding teaching and learning provision, research and other activities in Scotland's 43 colleges and 20 higher education institutions. More commonly known as 'The Scottish Funding Council' or 'SFC'.

Sustainable Procurement Centre of Excellence (SPCE) aims to build capacity in sustainable procurement, develop capability in influencing supply chains, address process issues, develop measurement and monitoring tools and communicate a full understanding of CO2 emissions and other environmental impacts, in the specification, production, delivery, utilisation and disposal, of goods and services purchased by the Higher Education (HE) sector.

Universities UK (UUK)  , the representative body for the executive heads of UK universities, together with Higher Education Wales and Universities Scotland, works to advance the interests of universities and to spread good practice throughout the higher education sector.


Speaker Presentations and Video Interviews from 2012 S-Lab Conference
Access 50 Conference presentations, and 12 3-5 minute video interviews with selected speakers, including keynotes Wendell Brase, Vice-Chancellor of University of California Irvine; Neil Crossan of AstraZeneca; Jeremy Frey, Professor of Physical Chemistry at Southampton; Colin Gilmore Merchant of HOK; and Richard Middleton of Lilly.
WORD document  File Date: 16/01/13 | Filesize: 40 Kb

ICT Energy and Carbon in UK Universities and Colleges - Results from the SusteIT Audit Tool
This spreadsheet contains the results from 27 Universities and Colleges who have used the JISC-funded SusteIT Carbon and Energy Footprinting Tool to estimate the energy consumption of their IT Estate. An accompanying commentary on the results and scaled up IT-related carbon and cost figures for the FHE sector can be found in the SusteIT Reports section of the website.
EXCEL spreadsheet  File Date: 04/04/12 | Filesize: 817 Kb

ICT Footprinting Tool User Guide
A comprehensive user guide for the ICT Footprinting Tool
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ICT Footprinting Tool
An updated version (March 2012) of this simple excel tool to help estimate the energy consumption, costs and carbon emissions associated with an institution's ICT estate. This 2012 version has updated many of the original figures based on new sources of information, especially the IT energy consumption figures published by the Energy Star programme and feedback from a number of tool users. It also contains a new worksheet, on Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) in server rooms/data centres.
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