Description of impactThe Planet Too project increased student awareness and engagement with issues concerning environmental sustainability in housing. 141 volunteers were recruited and trained for the project, and 1320 students participated in pro-environmental actions. Additionally the University of Northampton Student Union became a Green Impact Gold accredited organisation.
Stakeholders/Beneficiariesstudents, landlords, higher education institutions
How have research outputs led to this impact?PLANET TOO (P2) was a student-led programme that delivered seven distinct interventions designed to transform thinking and behaviours around sustainable development and sustainable business ethics at the University of Northampton. A key aspect of the project looked at the engagement of students and landlords with sustainability issues in regard to housing.
|Category of impact||Quality of life impacts, Social impacts, Environmental impacts, 07: Affordable and Clean Energy (UN SDG)|
|Impact level||Mature Impact|
Documents & Links
The Engagement of Students in Higher Education Institutions with the Concepts of Sustainability: A Case Study of the University of Northampton, in England
Research output: Contribution to Journal › Article › peer-review