Centre for Environment and Sustainability
We were first established in 1992 by Professor Roland Clift, and are now an internationally acclaimed centre of excellence on sustainable development.
Download our brochure (PDF) to find out all about our centre and what we do here.
Alongside your usual studies, we offer a free Global Graduate Award in Sustainability. This course will improve your understanding of the world we live in and enable you to gain an understanding of a wide range of issues affecting the sustainability of our planet.
Latest Roland Clift lecture
Joanna Yarrow from the IKEA Group presented the latest lecture on 15 May 2019 to talk about inspiring and enabling a billion people to live better lives within the planet’s limits.
Find out more about the lecture.
The Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) is an ESRC funded multi-institutional research centre, directed by Professor Tim Jackson. Their vision is to help humans live a better, healthier more prosperous life by looking at the economic, social, political and philosophical areas that will get us there.
Latest blog posts
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Nicola Andreij Rieg, Doctoral Practitioner with the Sustainability and Energy Team at Surrey and Professor...