Current policies

LSBU is governed by environmental and ethical Sustainability policies and procedures.

Environmental and Ethical Sustainability Policy for LSBU

Environmental Policy

The Environmental and Ethical Sustainability Policy (PDF File 147 KB) details London South Bank University's approach to environmental management. For more information about anything covered in this document please email

Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment

An assessment of LSBU’s environmental impacts (PDF File 798 KB) was carried out in April 2013 by the Sustainability Manager and reviewed in June 2017. This assessment gives details of how the environmental aspects and impacts of the activities of LSBU are identified and how their significance is assessed, and subsequently what measures would be put in place.

Ethical Investment Statement

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Ethical Investment Statement (PDF File 82 KB)

Carbon Reduction Statement

LSBU  is committed to achieveing net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and has adopted carbon reduction targets calculated using its current data collection practices. The University is on a journey of data and reporting maturation regarding Scope 3 data collection, but has a high degree of confidence and a mature approach to collection of Scope 1 and 2 data.  LSBU has chosen the 2019-20 academic year (1st August 2019 - 31st July 2020) as the baseline year, this is the last “reflective” reporting year prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carbon reduction plan (PDF File 726 KB)