Sustainable promotion for student groups (1516P24)

Status: Active | Zone: Sustainability

Passed: 02/08/2016 | Lapses: 01/07/2018

This policy was discussed at the following meetings:

  • 1.       In the 2015/16 academic year student groups funding went towards the printing of 30,600 flyers or leaflets
    2.       The Ethics and Environment Policy commits us to reducing consumption of all materials where possible to minimise waste
  • 1.       The production of single use flyers and leaflets is a wasteful and unnecessary use of resources
    2.       Single-use promotional items are inherently unsustainable
    3.       All members have a duty to take positive action to ensure the negative environmental impacts of the Union are reduced where possible
  • 1.       To stop providing student groups funding for flyers and leaflets
    2.       To provide student groups with more information and support to advertise their group and activities in more sustainable ways
    3.       To support and celebrate the steps student groups take to make their activities and events more sustainable
  • 1.       Student Groups Committee to provide guidance to student groups and Zone Committees on funding for flyers and leaflets
    2.       The Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries to ensure student groups have access to information on sustainable methods of promotion