Centre for Environment and Sustainability

The Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) is an internationally-acclaimed centre of excellence on sustainable development.  It takes an inter-disciplinary approach to the analysis of sustainable systems, integrating strong, engineering based approaches with insights from the social sciences to develop action-oriented, policy relevant responses to long-term environmental and social issues.  CES’ leading-edge Masters and Doctoral programmes equip students for careers towards a sustainable future.

CES prides itself in providing a friendly and supportive environment in which our internationally and culturally diverse group of students and staff can flourish.

Internationally-Acclaimed Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Development

Inter-Disciplinary Research for Long-Term Social and Environmental Change

Integrating Innovative Research, Teaching and Advice

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Operationalising 'absolute sustainability’ in relation to natural capital

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Doctoral student contributes to ethical sourcing guidelines

Research by a Surrey EngD student on ethical sourcing and sustainable procurement has been used by global facilities management and construction company Carillion to support its response to modern day slavery.

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Student designs ‘zero bills’ house

Take a look inside and learn more about how the innovative home is built…

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