Our ongoing commitment to the environment and sustainability is making a difference

'To be a sustainable university' is one of the five key goals identified in the Griffith 2020 strategy that sets direction for the University.

Griffith University is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and has signed up to Sustainable Development Solutions Network Australia/Pacific—the Universities Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainable Development Goals

Discover how our teaching programs and research activities align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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Griffith University—committed to a sustainable society

We are committed to contributing to a robust, equitable and environmentally sustainable society. Our Sustainability Plan 2017–2020 provides a roadmap to progress our commitment and our Carbon Management Plan aims to reduce our carbon footprint over the long term.

Our community engagement delivers outcomes that make a difference

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March 07, 2018

Urban experts band together to launch new podcast

When trying to make sense of all around us and how we interact with our urban environment, six heads are better than one. Joining forces to launch a new podcast platform The Urban Broadcast Collective (UBC)  the gathering of the sharpest urban studies minds will look at a range of topics from city s...

February 26, 2018

Home transformation by design for graduate Pam

Architecture graduate Pam Deasy became part of a living design project as she led the transformation of her 1970s home into a modern masterpiece

November 20, 2017

Sustainable growth in the spotlight at 2017 East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream

The region’s foremost experts in tourism will converge at the Marriott hotel in Surfers Paradise this week for the third annual East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream conference. Spearheaded by the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and Griffith Tourism Confucius Institute (TCI), the...

November 10, 2017

Seagrass study key to ecosystem success

Declining seagrass meadows in Moreton Bay will be studied by an international team of researchers to overcome the largest remaining barrier to effective management of the world’s marine resources. The team, led by researchers from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University and fund...

October 25, 2017

Entrepreneur alumnus Andrew Zaniewski takes on mentoring role

The Griffith University Bachelor of Commerce and MBA graduate will help the University’s Global Business Challenge team.

September20, 2017

Skyrocketing tourism growth reveals worrying trend for Australia

A United Nations World Tourism Organisation and Griffith University report has found a substantial increase in Asia-Pacific tourism growth will impact Australian markets.

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