Towards a greener CSU

CSU Green is the University’s program and business area dedicated to driving forward CSU’s commitment to creating a sustainable future for all.

Sustainability is a core institutional policy objective as highlighted within the universities Sustainability Statement. It has relevance to each of the Focus Areas under our current University Strategy 2022.The University Strategy has Key Performance Measures and the measure for Sustainability across the university is to achieve an annual improvement within the LiFE framework of 5% annual progress towards best practice.

CSU Green manages communication and coordination of the sustainability efforts across the CSU campuses, including monitoring the University's sustainability efforts and promoting and initiating engaging and exciting sustainability activities. These activities include:

These programs inform CSU’s sustainability practice and provides the framework to measure the outputs of the University’s sustainability activities.

Strive to achieve outcomes and celebrate success

The university is committed to achieving the sustainability outcomes set out in the University Strategy and LiFE framework.  Achievements and successes are celebrated across CSU and we can all be proud of the outcomes achieved over the past 10 years!  The achievements page highlights these and recognises the university's commitment to the ongoing improvement of sustainable practices across every area of university life.

In 2016, CSU become Australia’s first certified carbon neutral University.  The public disclosure summaries detail annual carbon neutral certification of Charles Sturt University

CSU is Australia's firts carbon neutral university banner showing where emissions are generated and how they are reduced or offset

Take yourself on a self-guided tour of our sustainable campuses!

From Biodiversity walks to solar installations, guide yourself around our campuses and you might be surprised about some hidden features.

Albury Wodonga campus sustainability map