Arden praised for net zero commitment by minister

Arden University has been praised for its commitment to achieving Net Zero accreditation by the Minister of State for Higher and Further Education, Michelle Donelan. 

In a letter to our CEO and Vice Chancellor, Carl Lygo, Donelan said: “This department is currently working on the development of a strategy for Net Zero, having announced and published the draft in November 2021. Within this strategy we have set out the aim for Net Zero for the education and children’s service systems. 

“We are encouraged to hear that Arden University has already made great progress and we hope that you will inspire others.”

Arden has achieved Net Zero accreditation by Setting a credible, science-based carbon reduction target and offsetting their annual residual emissions through two dedicated community projects in India, and they’re just getting started. Arden is on a mission to attain Net Zero status by 2030, in line with the Paris Agreement, through emission reduction initiatives combined with regular assessments of their carbon footprint.