Green Impact is our UNESCO award-winning change and engagement programme – it helps staff and students understand sustainability and social responsibility, shows them what they can do to make a difference, and supports them in achieving these actions. 

Full programme information here: http://greenimpact.nus.org.uk/

Programme fees and included content for 2020-21 are:

 

Green Impact 2020/21 fees

(first year)

Green Impact 2020/21 fees

(subsequent years)

Up to 1,500 FTE

FTE staff

1,501 or more FTE staff

Up to 1,500 FTE

FTE staff

1,501 or more FTE staff

£6,595 (+VAT)

£7,895 (+VAT)

£5,595 (+VAT)

£6,895 (+VAT)

 

 

Online toolkit and reporting
Support to develop and host your bespoke online toolkit and ongoing technical support which includes:

  • NEW – opportunity to create and deliver a monthly campaigns toolkit, focusing teams’ actions around thematic campaigns to increase engagement and maintain momentum; 
  • NEW – opportunity to utilise a pre-defined set of actions collecting data direct from participants to locally and internationally measure broader environmental and social impacts
  • Tailored actions and innovative design of your programme to link your toolkit with wider sustainability strategies, global issues and UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Live dashboard of personal and national progress for teams and departments, and local admin access to monitor progress
  • Specific actions for your catering outlets developed alongside the Soil Association enabling easier accreditation for the Food For Life Catering Mark (this includes a discounted accreditation rate with the Soil Association as well as specialized support for your catering outlets to achieve this external accreditation); and Labs actions developed in partnership with S-Labs, Kings College London and the University of Bristol
  • Ability to brand your toolkit to fit with organisational sustainability branding
  • Annual reports for each team and organisation to demonstrate reach, impact and achievements

Project management support, as agreed with your dedicated NUS Project Officer, which may include, but are not limited to

  • Regular (monthly or fortnightly, as required) support and idea sharing calls to guide you through each stage of the process
  • Up to 5 on-site visits over the course of the year, as agreed with your dedicated NUS Project Officer, which may include, but are not limited to:
    • Project planning and toolkit development
    • Launch event - support with on-the-day event management, speech and/or workshop delivery
    • Support and feedback workshops for GI teams
    • IEMA Approved auditor training and support with audit coordination
    • Awards event – support with on-the-day event management,  speech and/or workshop delivery
    • In your first year, an additional two days of support are allocated to develop a comprehensive organisational review and proposal for creating you bespoke programme
  • Coordinated networking with other GI organisations as required to help shape your GI programme 

Communications and resources

  • Access for you, your teams and students to a series of tailored Green Impact support and skill sharing webinars, online events and resource banks
  • Opportunity to profile your teams and innovations through our regular international newsletter and website
  • Certificate templates for all Green Impact teams and student volunteers
  • 15 sustainably sourced Green Impact Awards and stands
  • Green Impact cost-price shop for sustainable products for teams and departments (e.g. refillable drinking water bottles, awareness stickers, room thermometers, etc.);
  • Support in engaging your students’ union in your Green Impact programme
  • Actively supported to collectively shape the strategic development of the programme and celebrate the collective achievements of Green Impact across the sector
  • Centrally curated sponsored Special Awards to recognise local actions and impacts on an international stage

Required by host organisation
    Enthusiasm to develop an innovative and impactful Green Impact programme!
    Local contact responsible for the co-development and delivery of the programme
    Ability to deliver local day-to-day communications and coordination, recruitment and support of teams and students
    Lead on gaining top-level buy-in
    Printing of awards certificates, or additional awards beyond the 15 provided; 
    Venue or catering costs for training, support and awards events
    Commitment to maintain regular communication with your designated NUS GI Project Officer

Sign up to this programme through our online form

For more information on any element of Green Impact, please contact either Katie Jepson at katie.jepson@sos-uk.org or on 07974646112.