Centre for Environment and Sustainability

The blog of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Surrey.

Sustainabile Heathcare

Ben Readman, CES MSc graduate, completed his Industrial Placement at Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS) and has shared the following blog. To begin these blog posts entries, it is useful to frame the subsequent projects that I will be undertaking during the placement in the context of Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS […]


Collective Environmental Action

Ilaria Bo, MSc student in Sustainable Development, started a work placement at Global Action Plan (GAP) as part of the programme. GAP is a charity founded in 1993 which is based in London, and it is specialised in sustainable behaviour change, sustainability in general and environmentalism. The organisation has three main action areas: air quality, […]


Embedding the SDG’s into Teaching

Alessia Gabriele, an MSc Sustainable Development student, wrote this blog about her placement at SOS-UK – an educational charity created by students and staff at NUS in response to the climate emergency. My interest in choosing the optional Internship module emerged from my desire to gain my first working experience in the field of sustainability. […]


Confronting Covid-19: meaningful ways companies are combatting the crisis

This blog is written by MSc student, Steffie Clement, who completed a placment at Brodie International Sustainability and Responsible Business Consultancy. The Covid-19 crisis has hit us all in unimaginable ways, and the future beyond the pandemic feels very distant right now. Through the stress and uncertainty, we’ve witnessed unbelievable strength and compassion from communities […]


A short guide to climate disclosure and the TCFD

This blog is by Steffie Clement, an MSc student who completed a placement at Brodie international sustainability and responsible business consultancy. The trend for ESG reporting shows no sign of slowing and by 2022 the new TCFD regulations are set to become mandatory in the UK. With stakeholders increasingly witnessing the benefits of responsible investing, […]


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