The Benchmark Standards for University Social Responsibility provide a framework for the project ESSA - European Students Sustainability Auditing (2016-2019 | 2016-1-UK01-KA203-024648), with participating universities receiving an audit according to the criteria behind the four key themes of the standards:
1. Research, Teaching, Support for learning and Public engagement
2. Governance
3. Environmental and Societal Sustainability
4. Fair practices