Otago Polytechnic

Sustainability at OP

Sustainability is for decision-makers and individuals interested in leading change.

Otago Polytechnic is committed to making a difference to the environment. Our goal is to continue to minimise our environmental impact and to encourage others to embrace sustainable practices.

We also provide consultancy services through the Centre for Sustainable Practice, enabling organisations to integrate sustainable practices into their everyday operations.  


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    Teaching Sustainable Practice

    Find out how we integrate sustainable practice into all our educational programmes.

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    Working Sustainably

    Learn how we are working towards using our campus as a ‘sustainability model’ for others to follow.

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    Benefitting Communities

    Read about our initiatives, which ensure we set a good example for our students, and our community.

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    Helping Business

    Discover how we are meeting the growing need for a new approach towards business, farming and industry practices.

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    Living Campus

    Read about our Living Campus—an open-air interactive museum experience and vibrant community garden. 

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    Our Programme

    Gain a sustainability qualification –  and help change the world for the better

  • Case Studies

    Read about our successful and innovative business case.

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    Research Stories

    Creative work undertaken on a systematic basis, find out how we do it

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    Sustainable Strategy

    Discover how OP balances our goals with practices that protect and support our society and environment.