The Social Policy Green Impact Team was formed in January 2012, and the Department currently holds the Silver Award for Sustainability. Read report.
Green Impact is LSE's sustainability staff engagement programme which is entering its 10th year at LSE! This year we were part of the Plastic Free LSE campaign to cut single-use plastic at LSE.
Green Impact Team 2018/19
Department Members: Chris Kennedy, Jake Watkins and Maria Schlegel.
Student rep: Brian Chan
Brian is a second-year undergraduate student studying towards BSc Philosophy and Economics. He finds it meaningful to work on projects that can bring positive changes to the community he lives in. Last year he was a tutor teaching Economics to year-12 students at a London state school, and this year he is a student ambassador and works with the Social Policy Green Impact team.
- Encourage individuals to reduce usage of single-use plastics and show easy, more sustainable alternatives.
- Create discussion and raise awareness about the complexity of plastics.
- Reduce the number of disposable coffee cups sold, single-use water bottles bought, and plastic disposable cutlery and water cups used around LSE.