[:en]Cardiff Metropolitan University are celebrating being named the top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet League 2016 and placing fourth out of 150 universities in the UK.
They have risen from second in Wales and 19th in the UK in the League, which ranks UK universities on their environmental and social justice performance.
Hannah Smith, Co-Director of Campaigns and Research at People & Planet, commented: “Cardiff Met has leapt up the People & Planet University League to the top spot in Wales and 4th in the UK – an achievement to celebrate proudly!
“Cardiff Met has laid a foundation for sustainability across the university by setting robust and transparent strategy and by resourcing a team dedicated to environmental improvements.
“People & Planet rate Cardiff Met as one of the UK’s most progressive universities for environmental and ethical standards.”
Vice-Chancellor Cara Aitchison congratulated all those involved, saying: “This is great news for the University and testament to the dedication of staff and students to the environment and local community.
“We have always been and continue to be a forward thinking university and to be acknowledged for our exemplary policies is very encouraging.”[:]