Centre for Environment and Sustainability
The Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) is an internationally-acclaimed centre of excellence on sustainable development. Find out more about our centre.
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Embedding sustainability in education
We are committed to ensuring our students develop their understanding of the consequences their actions can have on the planet and future generations. We offer a free extracurricular course students can take to get an in-depth understanding of issues affecting the sustainability of our planet.
What we offer
We can help your organisation reach objectives by using our expertise to resolve your research problems.
Our staff members
Professor Richard Murphy
Head of the Centre
Roland Clift lecture series
Every year we run our Roland Clift lecture series presented by a different speaker. Joanna Yarrow from the IKEA Group presented the latest lecture to talk about inspiring and enabling a billion people to live better lives within the planet’s limits.
Find out more about the lecture series.
Latest blog posts
How do we govern climate action?: the case of Surrey – improvisatory and compensatory governance for Net Zero
Ian Christie and Erica Russell 13th November 2023 How should we govern the complex and urgent task of...
Review of “The business of less: The role of companies and households on a planet in peril” by Roland Geyer (Routledge: London, 2022)
Roland Geyer’s new book The Business of Less starts with a vivid vignette – taking us back to 1991...