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Manchester Metropolitan University


April 10, 2015

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Manchester Met were one of the first higher education partnerships to become Responsible Futures accredited and have been accredited since 2015.

In 2015/2016, the partnership underwent its first Responsible Futures audit and successfully obtained the Responsible Futures accreditation. Their accreditation was sustained in 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024.

Highlights of work

  • Leadership in Sustainability Strategy case study
  • Self defined criteria 2018
    • Carbon Literacy training
  • Self defined criteria 2020
    • Nutrition, food, student engagement, entrepreneurship and sustainability
  • Self defined criteria 2022
    • External collaboration and partnerships in SRS

Key contacts

The main contact for the partnership is Liz Price. The partnership has created the Responsible Futures working group within their institution, which plays a crucial role in shaping the future direction of the institution.

“Manchester Met has been Responsible Futures accredited since 2015, reflecting our ongoing engagement with sustainability across all aspects of teaching and learning. Going further, our Leadership in Sustainability Strategy commits us to provide all students with the skills, knowledge, and mindsets to tackle sustainability challenges through embedding Carbon Literacy and Education for Sustainable Development in all our programmes. Responsible Futures is a key enabler of a whole-institution partnership approach in support of this”. - Professor Liz Price, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor Sustainability