Join The Accord

The Northampton Sustainability Accord is a multi-stakeholder agreement crafted by members of the stakeholder community who participated in the UON Sustainability Summit 2023, held on the 15th and 16th of May.  The Accord encompasses a compilation of identified shared sustainability challenges from the Summit, and outlines the collective goals that the stakeholder community has committed to pursuing through collaborative research, enterprise, and knowledge exchange projects.

The Northampton Sustainability Accord is a multi-stakeholder agreement crafted by members of the stakeholder community who participated in the UON Sustainability Summit 2023, held on the 15th and 16th of May.  The Accord encompasses a compilation of identified shared sustainability challenges from the Summit, and outlines the collective goals that the stakeholder community has committed to pursuing through collaborative research, enterprise, and knowledge exchange projects.


Benefits

Research Support

Research & knowledge exchange support to address sustainability challenges and facilitate your sustainability journey towards more sustainable practices.

Signatory Badge

Each signatory organisation will be awarded a badge that signifies their commitment to the Accord. This badge can be proudly displayed on organisation websites, products, or services, serving as a visible representation of your organisation’s dedication to the goals and principles outlined in the Accord.

Grant Funding

Gain access to grant funding opportunities that can provide resources for research and enterprise endeavours aimed at addressing shared sustainability challenges.

Responsibilities

Whilst signatory organisations will not be required to pay any fees for their signatory status, they will nevertheless be expected to do the following:

UON Collaboration

Collaborate with the University of Northampton and other stakeholders to implement the Accord.

Sustainability Practices

Share information about your sustainability practices (including case studies) where needed to showcase and highlight best practices.

Shared Sustainability

Commit to pursuing the shared sustainability goals in their commercial practices and policies, as set out in the Accord.

Impact of Research

Share information about the impact of research, enterprise ad knowledge exchange activities undertaken under the auspices of the Accord for reporting purposes.

How Can I Join The Accord?

To join the Accord as a signatory organisation, please complete the expression of interest form. 

Please explain why your organisation would like to become a signatory organisation to the Northampton Sustainability Accord.