Sustainable Procurement

In 2018 the University of Bristol fully divested from fossil fuels investments. The Procurement team works with colleagues and suppliers alike to drive value and reduce risk across supply chains that serve the University. As a sign of the University's commitment to sustainability, the Procurement team has earned the CIPS Ethical mark and appears on its Ethical Register

Investment Policy  

Our investment portfolio is public, and we are transparent about our investment decisions. The finance team publishes documents related to the University’s Endowment Investment Policy and investment portfolio quarterly. You can find the current reports on the Endowment Fund Management page

Social Value

Our Social Value Statement describes its approach and commitment to delivering Social Value as a Global Civic University, through working with suppliers and supply chains. For further information on the Social Value statement contact‌‌.

Sustainable Sourcing Tools

The University is developing guidance and tools to aid sustainable sourcing decisions. For more information on the guidance or to request workshops contact

University wins three Fair Trade awards

In March 2019, the University of Bristol won three silver South West Fair Trade Business Awards! The awards recognised our achievements in the categories of Best Fair Trade University or College, Best Fair Trade Café or Restaurant, and Best Fair Trade Accommodation or Conference Centre. Read the full news story here!

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