Tomorrow is written today

UniLaSalle is unique in France for its cross-disciplinary expertise in agronomy, food, geosciences, environment and health prevention, both in terms of training and research. This is why UniLaSalle places sustainable development at the heart of its strategic plan. Global warming, falling biodiversity, overexploitation of natural resources, soil degradation, increasing inequalities...

Faced with ever more pressing environmental and social challenges, UniLaSalle intends to respond to the primary mission of education: to train citizens who are aware of the world's issues and ready to take up the challenges. Acting for sustainable development, in its scientific, economic, environmental and social components, has become a necessity.

UniLaSalle commits to :

  • Sensitize and train its students to the challenges of sustainable development, and above all, get them moving so that they are actors of the transformation;
  • To put its research activities at the service of sustainable development in order to increase knowledge and transfer new solutions to the economic world;
  • To understand the functioning of natural environments; to preserve soil and water;
  • To produce differently for health and the environment;

  • Innovating for agro-ecological practices ;
  • Building sustainable agro-industrial sectors and territories;
  • Deciphering individual and collective behaviors; Understanding transition processes and societal acceptability ;
  • Studying sedimentary basins; Valuing and developing renewable energies;
  • Make our campuses fair and sustainable, both for students and employees.

Some actions...

  • UniLaSalle is an active member of Comité 21 and the REFEDD (student network for sustainable development).   
  • UniLaSalle is fully committed to the 2030 agenda   
  • 100% of engineering students complete a 3-month project on a sustainable development issue.   
  • Integration week includes an environmental project   
  • 100 hours of volunteer work carried out in the local / territorial fabric thanks to the "Innovate - Undertake - Serve" scheme   
  • On our campuses, we pay special attention to reducing the ecological footprint of our campuses.

On our campuses...

In Rouen, the students created an AMAP (Association for the maintenance of a peasant agriculture).

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In Rennes, a new waste collection system has been set up, with the removal of individual garbage cans, the creation of voluntary drop-off points and recycling awareness.

In Beauvais, food waste at the CROUS restaurant was reduced by 36% in 6 months.