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EHL Sustainability Week

March 8 to 12, 2021

Our Sustainability Goals

In 2015, the United Nations launched 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They constitute a strong framework of goals to be achieved by all organizations in order to make our society sustainable.

EHL identified 5 United Nations SDGs where they could have the most impact. These 5 SDGs were then used as a starting point to define 4 pillars for the Contributing Beyond Education platform:

  • Integrate Sustainability in Education
  • Care for our People
  • Contribute to our Communities
  • Respect our Environment

Integrate Sustainability in Education

This pillar encompasses all actions that embed sustainability into every aspects of our curriculum and student's journey with EHL, both on and off campus.

Care for our People

Family is a value that we hold dear at EHL and which illustrates the strong ties that unite the EHL community. We are dedicated to our People and our actions are geared towards fostering health, safety and well-being among students, staff and faculty as well as encouraging a more diverse and inclusive EHL Group.


Contribute to our Communities

EHL Group is present around the world, and we are dedicated to supporting the broader communities around us. This pillar guides actions aiming at giving back to and supporting local and global communities. EHL contributes to job hiring, economic growth and provides resources and expertise to our partners.

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Respect our Environment

In keeping with our values, we aim to “walk the talk” and implement concrete actions to reduce our own environmental impact at all EHL campuses and offices. These efforts are measured by our continuous improvement approach around our buildings and infrastructure, including lowering our energy use, reducing our waste and purchasing food and beverages from locally and sustainably managed sources.

Make the difference

Shifting our practices to be more sustainable and discovering new solutions to sustainability issues will not happen overnight. At the same time it’s never been easier and more important for all members of the EHL Community to start contributing.

Get involved can mean many things: looking at a daily decision through a new angle, exploring fresh ideas, connecting with new people, or making small changes at work, in the classroom, on campus or the dorm.
Here is the starting point of your journey. What you choose to do next is up to you.