Sustainability at RMIT
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VISUAL: RMIT University logo appears over a blurred image of a high-rise view of city buildings.
A cornerstone of RMITs current ready for life and work strategy is sustainability.
VISUAL: Camera pans across high-rise view of city buildings.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Low Carbon Sustainable Future.
To drive environmental and social change.
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TEXT ON SCREEN: Drive environmental and social change. Challenge and champion important issues.
Led by our organisational values, we are proud to challenge and champion important issues across our communities and the world.
VISUAL: Camera pans across RMIT University campus buildings, then shows individual close ups of 3 males smiling into the camera.
TEXT ON SCREEN: In 2017, RMIT achieved a 39% reduction in absolute greenhouse gas emissions. Exceeding our public target four years ahead of schedule.
The RMIT Sustainability Committee is focused on shaping a low-carbon sustainable future through practical initiatives on campus and strategic partnerships with industries and communities.
VISUAL: Close ups of individuals, both male and female smiling into the camera.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Culture of inclusion, celebrating diversity.
Our achievements include building a culture of inclusion and celebrating the diversity of our students and staff.
VISUAL: Group of individuals sitting on benches looking up at a male and female who are both smiling.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Greening RMIT.
Supporting passionate students through events, training and our Sustainability Ambassadors Program.
VISUAL: Camera pans across male lecturer standing in front of class. Then, a male is gesturing while talking at a table with other participants. Then, female participant is standing at the front of the table talking to the remaining participants seated at the table while gesturing towards the projected presentation at the front of the room.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Environmentally Sustainable Design principles in all our new and refurbished buildings.
VISUAL: Group of people standing and posing while holding a giant cheque.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Green Innovators. [On cheque] RMIT Green Innovators, Two Thousand Dollars, $2,000.00. RMIT University.
Incorporating environmentally sustainable design principles in all our new and refurbished buildings.
VISUAL: Camera pans down view of buildings while trees surround the frame and a light flare shines through leaves. Then, interior view of Academic Street with sped up, blurred images of people walking through. Then, interior view looking up a large staircase.
TEXT ON SCREEN: New Academic Street. Vibrant, green, urban precinct.
Our new Academic Street Project has transformed the heart of our campus into a vibrant green urban precinct that provides diverse spaces for our students and connects us to the city.
VISUAL: Camera pans across interior teaching spaces, lounge, walkway with staircase, teaching space with large oblong tables and people walking through and appearing to inspect the space, large open space with clusters of black and white tables/benches and view down a stairwell surround by windows. Then, a man leans down onto a table where three studio lights are lighting a model car in the centre of the table. A woman bends downs and places a swatch of materials onto a textile workbench. Then, the woman is standing and smiling while looking off camera. A man is standing and smiling into the camera while standing in front of a backlit radiographs. A man is standing in the middle of a long and grand corridor looking around the interior while people are walking around him. Projected moving image of people sitting on green lawn on a sunny day onto a building at night. Then, a close up of the moving image which is blurred around the edges.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Key partnerships through research.
Forming key partnerships through our research and operations to drive sustainability outcomes in our community.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Supp.
VISUAL: Image of the earth turning and zooming up against a grey background.
TEXT ON SCREEN: Large-scale investment in climate action. Carbon Neutrality by 2030.
Providing large-scale investment in climate action.
VISUAL: Earth turns and highlights Australia with a square white border before zooming in to a satellite view of RMIT City, then turning into a high-rise view of city campus buildings. Then, showing a high-rise view of RMIT Brunswick campus. Then, a high-rise view of RMIT Bundoora campus.
TEXT ON SCREEN: RMIT City Campus. Cogeneration plant. RMIT Brunswick. RMIT Bundoora, East Campus.
Achieving major reductions in carbon emissions, setting our trajectory to carbon neutrality by 2030.
VISUAL: A high-rise view of RMIT Bundoora campus with faint numbers on screen, spinning through. Then, a view of a "Choose Fairtrade" print on fabric. Then, an image of a group of people standing on a rooftop with large solar panels wearing hi viz vests.
TEXT ON SCREEN: RMIT Bundoora, West Campus. Choose Fairtrade. Student sustainability capabilities in their curriculum. Real-world experiences.
VISUAL: Close up of a man with his head down writing. Lecturer stands at the front of the class in front of a projection with students seated at tables. Bird's eye view of building full of solar panels. Image of man bent down with a camera to his eye talking a photo of flora in containers. Exterior image of Bike Hub building with man and woman walking with a bike. Group of people with bikes walking into interior space. Then, man walks his bike in a corridor space where a series of bikes are stationed.
TEXT ON SCREEN: 'Bike Hub' providing parking for 400 bikes and high quality, accessible change facilities.
We build student sustainability capabilities in their curriculum and provide opportunities for them to have real-world experiences connected to industry.
TEXT ON SCREEN: 'Bike Hub' providing parking for 400 bikes and high quality, accessible change facilities. Green Gown Awards Australasia.
VISUAL: RMIT University logo.
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