Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds Welcome to the University of Bath, one of Britain’s leading universities.
Skip to 0 minutes and 38 seconds Our campus brings together academic expertise, with a wide range of international, industrial, academic, and stakeholder partners to carry out world changing research in sustainable development.
Skip to 0 minutes and 55 seconds Our research is making a real difference to the way we live our lives. Our engineers are exploring new ways of fuelling our future, from hydrogen storage, to the development of more efficient engines.
Skip to 1 minute and 10 seconds Our architects are changing the way we live, creating low cost homes from innovative materials that look great, are healthy to live in, and use less energy to keep warm.
Skip to 1 minute and 24 seconds Our scientists are developing better solar panels, and creating bio diesel from algae grown in the city’s famous Roman baths.
Skip to 1 minute and 37 seconds We are also influencing sustainability policy, from contributing to national environmental politics, to broadening the understanding of corporate social responsibility.
Skip to 1 minute and 48 seconds Having a sustainability strategy is becoming more and more important for all businesses today. For some organisations, it’s now part of their overall strategy to stay ahead and to improve their market share. Others are pushed into it through business requirements.
Skip to 2 minutes and 11 seconds My name is Dr Emma Patterson, and I’m the lead tutor of this course. I hope you’ll join us to discover more about sustainability, and how you can make a difference to your own organisation. We don’t expect any previous experience, just a willingness to actively take part.
Skip to 2 minutes and 35 seconds Over six weeks we’ll explore topics such as key drivers for sustainability, the importance of stakeholder engagement, and innovation for sustainability.
Skip to 2 minutes and 47 seconds You’ll be hearing ideas from University of Bath’s sustainability researchers, and from industry professionals. We’ll also be encouraging you to put forward your own ideas, and to be involved in group discussions with your fellow learners. Our researchers here at the University of Bath are setting a new path for the future, creating a more sustainable world. Join us. Develop your awareness of sustainability issues, and use your new knowledge to develop a sustainability strategy for your own organisation.