Leeds Metropolitan University launched the Leeds Sustainability Institute on 30 March 2012. Jonathon Porritt, founder of Forum for the Future, delivered the keynote address at the launch.
The institute aims to tackle the challenges of creating more sustainable places, communities and economies to enable society and its infrastructure to become sustainable. Its core themes are People and Places, Infrastructure, Buildings and the Environment, Business Practice, Energy, Design and Ecological Engineering, and Information and Communication Technologies.
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