King’s Sustainability Month is taking place again this February, 2023!
Sustainability Month is a collaboration between King’s and KCLSU that offers all those involved an opportunity to learn more about sustainability topics, collaborate and connect with others from across King’s and #TakeAction on climate crisis.
You can register ideas for events you would like to organise for Sustainability Month 2023 via this form.
Check out below the information about the Sustainability Month that took place in February 2022.
Download the calendar with embedded links here or view the full list below (the list below is the most up-to-date).
- 31st (3.30-5pm, online): The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future
- 1st (3-3.45pm, online): Making a meaningful difference, one bottle at a time!
- 2nd (12-13pm, online): From Paris is Burning to #dragrace: Social media and the celebrification of drag culture (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 2nd (2-4.30pm, hybrid): Sustainability Interdisciplinary Research Forum
- 2nd (4.30-6pm, hybrid): The Importance of Knowing your Queer Herstory Through the Ages (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 3rd (6-8pm, online): Sustainability Quiz Night
- 4th (12-12.30pm, online): Plant-Based KCL – End The Climate Crisis
- 4th (1-1.55pm, online): Reflecting on our stories in the climate and nature crisis
- 7th (6.30-8pm, online): Addressing the Climate Crises from a Policy Perspective
- 8th (10-11am, online): King’s Climate Action Network Plenary
- 8th (1-3pm, online): Panel for Climate Justice
- 8th (2-4pm, in person): Show the Love at Denmark Hill
- 9th (11am-1pm, in person): Show the Love at Waterloo
- 9th (1-2.30pm, in person): Against Gender Violence – Self-Defence and Taekwondo (CANCELLED)
- 10th (11am-2pm, online): SDG Curriculum Mapping Training w/ SOS-UK
- 10th (2-4pm, in person): Show the Love at Guy’s
- 11th (12-12.45pm, online): No Dig – A Greener Easier way to Grow your veg
- 11th (2-4pm, in person): Show the Love at Strand
- 14th (3.30-5pm, online): The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future
- 14th (4-6pm, in person): Inequality in South Korea and Squid Game (POSTPONED to 7th of March)
- 15th (6.30-7.30pm, online): Diet and Sustainability – how to eat to fight climate change (CANCELLED)
- 16th (12-2pm, in person): Weathering waterways – climate, colonialism and the hidden River Fleet (POSTPONED to April)
- 16th (1-2pm, online): Proudly King’s History Month Quiz! Lunchtime social (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 16th (6-9pm, online) and 17th (6-9pm, online): Seminars on environmental education debate strategies to teach for a sustainable future (Brazil Week)
- 16th (6-8pm, in person): Climate, environment and security in the Amazon rainforest (Brazil Week)
- 17th (6.30-7.30pm, online): The Climate Crisis and Refugees
- 18th (5-6.30pm, in person): Amazon deforestation in the context of international relations of Brazil (Brazil Week)
- 18th (6-7.30pm, online): Careers in Sustainability Q&A Panel (w/ KCL Geography Society)
- 21st (11am-12pm, in person): Stitch and Pitch
- 21st (2-3pm, online): QCGBF Virtual Seminar Series – The Macroeconomic Cost of Climate Volatility (by QCGBF)
- 22nd (12-1pm, Bush House AR F): Sustainability meetup
- 22nd (2-4pm, online): Achieving Education for Sustainable Development – A Panel Event
- 22nd (6-7pm, online): How to break into sustainability – a guide for an impactful career
- 23rd (2-4pm, online): Fair Energy Forum (POSTPONED to 22nd of March provisionally)
- 24th (12-1pm, online): LGBTQ+ Allyship Leadership Class (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 24th (12.30-5.30pm, online): London Student Sustainability Conference
- 24th (3-4.30pm, online): Digital Sustainability – How any start-up with an online presence can deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
- 25th (11am-12pm, online): LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in STEM (and beyond) (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 25th (1-2pm, online): Lunch & Learn – Service at King’s & Sustainability
- 28th (1-2pm, online): Proudly Lunch & Learn: Creating sex, gender and biology (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 28th (4-5pm, online): Meet the Farmer – Bismark Kpabitey (Fairtrade Fortnight)
- 1st of March (12-1pm, online): Embedding Fairtrade within an Organisation
- 2nd (1-2pm, online): Global Health and Climate Change (Sustainability Seminar Series)
- 2nd (2-3.30pm, online and in person): Poetry Lunch & Do Session – International Women’s Day (by the Elevate and EDI teams)
- 2nd (6-9.30pm, hybrid): Mind the (Finance) Gap – Mitigation & Adaptation Finance (organised Imperial and Oxford)
- 4th (9.30-11am, online): The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future (NEW DATE)
- 4th (5:45-7:15pm, hybrid): Book Event with Paul Mendez – Author of “Rainbow Milk” (LGBTQ+ History Month)
Week 6 (postponed events due to the strikes):
- 7th (4-6pm, in person): Inequality in South Korea and Squid Game (NEW DATE)
- 8th: International Women’s Day (events tbc)
- 11th (11am-2pm, in person): Cycling in London (NEW DATE)
Throughout the month:
- Visit our Shots for Hope exhibition in The Exchange, Bush House between 2 February and 3 March. The exhibition features photos submitted by Kings students and staff that inspired hope.
- King’s Move challenge: get active by switching up your typical commute for something more active this February.
- LGBTQ+ History Month is also taking place in February: a month-long annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual trans, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBTQ+ rights and related civil rights movements. We have included these events in the overview above.
- King’s Brazil Week (14-18 February) is an annual celebration of all things Brazilian. They will be running events on everything from COVID-19 to climate change. The sustainability-related events have been included in the overview above.
- Get ready for Women’s History Month in March.
We are excited to see you at the events!
Any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.