What we are doing
Creating a sustainable environment at Imperial
The societal, economic and technological consequences of the UK government’s target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 cannot be overstated. Universities like Imperial must step up to provide the solutions, collaborations and skills necessary to help us get there, while also working to make society fair and equitable.
Read our new Academic Strategy on how we are helping societies to become more sustainable.
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Working with business
Imperial is collaborating with startup Arborea in the iHub at White City to develop pioneering ‘BioSolar Leaf’ technology to improve air quality. The technology, which is the first of its kind in the world, purifies the air through the photosynthesis of microscopic plants, removing greenhouse gases from the environment whilst generating breathable oxygen.
Study sustainability at Imperial:
- MSc Sustainable Energy Futures
- MSc Climate Change Management and Finance
- MSc in Environmental Technology
- MRes in Green Chemistry: Energy and the Environment
Open online programmes
- Introduction to Corporate Sustainability, Social Innovation and Ethics
- Climate Change: Financial Risks and Opportunities
- Clean Power Professional Certificate (three courses)
The Change Maker field of Imperial Horizons offers a range of module options that challenge students to learn and work in diverse and often new ways in their approach to global issues and the wider world.
Sustainability newsAll News
14 December 2020Imperial launches Sustainability Strategy
19 November 2020New membrane could pave way for cheap, efficiently made biofuels
18 November 2020Imperial experts react to plan for 'green industrial revolution'
13 November 2020New green materials could power smart devices using ambient light