Our mission is to embrace an integrated and equitable approach to teaching, research, and innovation, to co-create solutions with our global partners across academia, civil society, and the public and private sectors, to secure real world impact and to tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Find out more about us
Our guiding principles
The University’s Strategic Plan, Vision 2025, puts sustainability at its heart and makes a clear commitment to deliver against the SDGs across all areas of activity, including research, teaching and operational matters.
The centre seeks to foster collaboration and equitable partnerships to ensure that no one is left behind. With this in mind, the centre will operate under a series of guiding principles:
1. We will be outward-looking in all our work
2. We will champion new partnership working across all society
3. We will apply an integrated model to our work, combining education, research and knowledge sharingRead more about our guiding principles
REF 2021 & Sustainable Development Goals
Find out how our Research Excellence Framework 2021 impact case studies are supporting attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.REF 2021
Sustainability in Action
We are celebrating 30 years of the MSc Sustainability and Environmental Studies at the University of Strathclyde (1992-2022) with a selection of 34 photos showcasing how alumni from this degree are contributing to "Sustainability in Action" in a variety of jobs globally.Sustainability in Action
"Our Centre for Sustainable Development provides a platform for enhanced cross-national and cross-institutional work to address the global grand challenges. Notably, we look to build on our exceptional relationship with industry to take our work beyond the boundaries of academia and accelerate the real world impact of our projects."
Principal & Vice-Chancellor
At Strathclyde we engage with partners across the world to support attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals through equitable and inclusive partnerships. Contact us to find out more about where we work.