As one of the highest renewable energy producers of all UK universities, sustainability is a core value for Lancaster University.

Lancaster University Conferences & Events+ has demonstrated exceptional initiative in implementing sustainable solutions, from reducing paper waste and replacing plastic merchandise at events to providing digital alternatives in a delegate app and introducing campus wayfinding via MazeMap.

Setting the Standard for Sustainability with a Platinum ECOsmart Rating

Lancaster University Conferences & Events+ has been awarded the Platinum ECOsmart rating for 2024.

ECOsmart Platinum News Story
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Forrest Hills Solar Farm
CGI image of the Forrest Hills Solar Farm

Forrest Hills Solar Farm

The 16.5MW solar farm will consist of 36,000 individual panels that will span 21 hectares (around 52 acres) of University owned agricultural land at Forrest Hills, which is also used as Lancaster University Conference & Events+ venue, just off Bailrigg Campus.

Read more about the University's socially responsible approach to energy efficiency, strong infrastructure, and sustainable facilities.

Energy and Carbon

Annual Sustainability Report

The Annual Sustainability Report provides details of the University's successes in sustainability, objectives progress, lessons learnt, and future plans.

Annual Sustainability Report 2023