The University of Cape Town (UCT) is deeply committed to promoting the United Nations (UN) Global Compact (GC) and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UCT Commitment to the UN Global Compact Agreement – 2018
UCT UN Global Compact: Communication on Engagement Report – February 2021
UCT UN Global Compact: Communication on Engagement Report – June 2023

Other documents relating to sustainability at UCT are available below.

U7+ Alliance of World Universities’ Presidential Declaration – 2019

Talloires Declaration 1994

UCT Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2021

UCT Green Campus Policy Framework 2008
UCT Green Campus Action Plan 2009
UCT Green Campus Action Plan Audit Report 2009–2010
UCT Green Campus Action Plan Audit 2010: summary table

UCT Minimum Green Building Construction Standard – June 2023

ISCN-GULF Sustainable Campus Charter: signed copy 2012

ISCN-GULF Charter Report UCT 2014–2015
ISCN-GULF Charter Report UCT 2012–2013
ISCN-GULF Charter Report UCT 2011

UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2022 | Executive Summary – April 2024
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2020 & 2021 – October 2022
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2019 | Executive Summary – October 2021
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2018 | Executive Summary – January 2020
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2017 | Executive Summary
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2016
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2015
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2014
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2013
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2012
UCT Carbon Footprint Report 2007

UPRI Responsible and Sustainable Investment Policy – December 2020