Some of AUT’s partnerships are listed below.
In early 2016 AUT became a member of the UN’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The network supports implementation of the SDGs through mobilisation of scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society and the private sector.
AUT’s Business School is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative. The PRME provides a framework for integrating corporate responsibility and sustainability into the Business School.
AUT is a signatory to the industry-led NZ Tourism Sustainability Commitment whose vision is to see NZ lead the world in sustainable tourism.
The Bachelor of International Tourism Management is guided by the World Tourism Organization’s Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. The School of Hospitality and Tourism is committed to promoting tourism as an instrument in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This underpinning clearly aligns our teaching and research to the NZ Tourism Sustainability Commitment.
AUT is a member of ACTS, which advocates for best practice sustainability within the tertiary education sector. Our membership provides students and staff access to member only sustainability resources.
Our collaboration with industry and business is producing some great outcomes.
AUT is a member of the Sustainable Business Network. This is New Zealand’s largest and longest standing sustainable business organisation working to create system change in the areas of climate, waste and water.
All of AUT’s cafés (The Counter, #newsfeed, Kaife, Carty McCartface and Refuel) only sell Fairtrade certified coffee. Fairtrade certified coffee beans and instant coffee is provided in AUT staff rooms.
EECA and AUT have a collaboration agreement in place which facilitates the development, implementation and communication of energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities.