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Uppsala University’s environmental work

The University addresses environmental issues actively at many levels in the organisation, from overarching central measures and guidelines to individual employees’ actions in their day-to-day work. 

Here is more information about the University`s environmental work and support in the day-to-day work in form of procedures and guidelines.

The University’s work for sustainable development in education, research and collaboration is described in the program and action plan for sustainable development.



  • Take part in Uppsala University’s cycling challenge

The challenge seeks to encourage University staff to cycle more at work, as well as to and from work. For the good of our environment and our health! There will be a prize for most active minutes of cycling and all participants have the chance to win in the prize draw. The challenge will run from 11 September until 12 November.


Any questions? Anything you wonder about? Send an email to the University’s Environmental Coordinator Anna Sandström


How do I take part?

To be able to take part in the challenge, you have to register your journeys. You do that using the tool Endomondo.

Follow the instructions in the attachment to create a user account.


Good luck!

  • Autumn semester 2017 - Introductory course on procurement and purchasing with a section on sustainable procurement.

During the autumn of 2017, the procurement and purchasing unit will provide training in procurement and purchase on two occasions. On these occasions, the environmental function participates in addressing eco-friendly purchases. The training is primarily intended for purchasing managers at the department/equivalent, but other interested persons are also welcome. More information about the education and how to register is available on the employee portal (Medarbetarportalen).