Digital Futures Supporter

Jisc is proud to be sponsoring the Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland - Digital Futures category. 

Who we are 
Jisc is the UK digital, data and technology agency focused on tertiary education, research and innovation. We are a not-for-profit organisation, and our vision is for the UK to be a world leader in technology for education, research and innovation. We offer trusted expert advice and practical assistance to support our members on their digital transformation journeys. 

We are the providers of the Janet network, the UK’s national research and education network (NREN), used by 18 million people. We also provide critical services in: 

Our work in sustainability 
We are supporting our customers in their journeys towards sustainability, offering advice and guidance on how they can tackle the impact of their digital activity.

Exploring digital carbon footprints: in 2022, we released a report looking at the environmental cost of the digital revolution. The report also provides guidance for our members on the steps the education sector can take to shape a sustainable future.  

We also offer advice to help members improve their financial sustainability and plan towards net zero in our good practice in IT sustainability guide. 

Vision for sustainable change: For members working to achieve their sustainability goals, we offer facilitative, joint workshops to enable the exchange of ideas and inspiration. 

Find out more about Jisc and the services we offer

Jisc’s pledge
We are committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2040 and are also working to develop a full implementation plan which will allow us to bring this target further forward.