Innovating Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow


Electron Microscopy Suite is proud to announce it has successfully achieved the My Green Lab Certification. After a thorough assessment of our lab practices, we were awarded the highest ‘Green Level’.

My Green Lab Certification is considered the gold standard for laboratory sustainability best practices around the world.

We are delighted to join a community of hundreds of labs that have been My Green Lab certified!

Sustainability at the Open University

Sustainability at the OU 

We are dedicated to creating and sharing knowledge and learning to realise social and environmental justice

Study Sustainability with the OU

Whether you wish to study for personal interest, professional development, or are looking to gain a qualification, we have a course for you.

Go Green programme

Go Green is a University-wide programme that helps to reduce the Open University’s impact on the environment.

Google earth EM suite at the Open Uni

OU Sustainability Policies  

View our policies, statements, reports and guidance relating to sustainability

Sustainability Hub on the OpenLearn platform

Learn about living sustainably with this collection of free courses, articles, interactives and films from The Open University.

Giki Zero

Giki Zero is a free, fully interactive carbon footprint calculator designed to help you to understand, track and lighten your footprint on the planet.