Category Archives: University sustainability

Mar 4 2016

Hi Naomi – Welcome to LSE Sustainability!

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Hello everybody! I’m Naomi Alexander-Naidoo and I’ve recently joined LSE as Sustainability Engagement Officer. For those of you who I haven’t met yet, I thought I’d share a little bit about me, what I’ve been up to during my first … Continue reading

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Jan 25 2016

From Fast to Slow: ReLove Fashion at LSE

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                  By Sophie McGrath On Monday 8 February, the IMT department’s Green Impact Team will be hosting a special event, LSE ReLove Fashion, to raise awareness about making sustainable fashion choices. ReLove … Continue reading

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Sep 2 2015

Meet your new sustainability engagement officer

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Hello LSE! My name is Madeleine Dwyer, and I’m very excited for the year ahead as the new Sustainability Engagement Officer in the Sustainability Team. First I’ll tell you a little about myself, before I race off into what I … Continue reading

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Aug 12 2015

Volunteering opened my eyes and enriched my university experience

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Laura Price’s work as Fundraiser and Student Liaison Co-ordinator for FoodCycle earned her a nomination for LSE’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award. FoodCycle LSE was also named LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year at the 2015 LSE Volunteers Awards in the summer term. Organised … Continue reading

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Feb 24 2015

LSE Green Week 2015

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Vyvyan Evans, LSE Sustainability Assistant, looks back at an action-packed Green Week, featuring Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, cycling lessons, beehive signing and more… We did it again!  Another wonderful Green Week at LSE. The annual event, which this year … Continue reading

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Feb 18 2015

4 things I learnt during Green Week

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  By Mary Leong, MSc Media and Communications student at LSE. 1. Bees! Someone (commonly mis-attributed to Einstein) famously said that humans wouldn’t survive for much longer if bees died out. Thankfully, LSE Bees is doing its part with four small colonies of European honeybees … Continue reading

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Jan 16 2015

My experience as a Green Impact Project Assistant at the Peacock Theatre

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Diana Martínez, LSE MSc student in City Design and Social Science, gives the lowdown on her work as a Green Impact Project Assistant, helping to make the Peacock Theatre at LSE more sustainable.  She has discovered a building that is … Continue reading

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Dec 12 2014

LSE’s sustainability journey

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“It’s not enough to have a general idea.  You must also know how to put it into practice.” These were the words of William Beveridge (LSE Director, 1919-1937) in a speech to LSE students in 1931, where he argued that rigorous … Continue reading

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Aug 29 2014

Sustainability Careers: A New “Traditional” Path?

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By Meaghan Krohn, who graduated from LSE with an MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation in 2013. One of the biggest hurdles I face in my transition from graduate school into my career is that my chosen career path – … Continue reading

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Aug 13 2014

Reducing footprints and increasing brainprints: the role of UK universities in carbon reduction

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Tim Pryce, Head of Public Sector at the Carbon Trust, looks at the exciting opportunity for universities to lead the way to a prosperous low carbon economy and be a key part of the solution to climate change. Given the contents … Continue reading

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