Subject: Invitation to participate in UI Green Metric World University Sustainability Ranking 2014

Dear Sir/Madame,

It is with great pleasure that I write to invite your institution to participate in our world ranking of university sustainability – Green Metric.

Since the last 4 years, UI GreenMetric has become one of the flagship programs of Universitas Indonesia that ranked universities throughout the world according to appointed indicators of campus environmental issues such as setting and infrastructure, energy, waste management, water, and transportation, and education. This ranking is one of the university’s efforts in promoting sustainability in campuses and also in involving stakeholders in any kind of effort to create a sustainable environment. This program was launched in 2010 and has been conducted four times, ranked Read More...

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Arab states lag behind in 'green' campuses

Published By admin ON 16 May 2014

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The Arab world has been late to join the ?green? universities movement, which strives for lower emissions and less water consumption. Only 12 out of about 500 universities implement environmentally friendly policies and programmes to reduce their carbon emissions and help to combat global climate change.

This is the conclusion of the recent?UI?GreenMetric World University Ranking which reflects the efforts made by 301 universities located in 49 countries in US, Europe, Asia and Africa to become sustainable.

The universities ranking criteria include baseline information such as the size of the university, spatially and in terms of population, the Read More...

Subject: Invitation to participate in UI Green Metric World University Sustainability Ranking 2013

Dear Sir/Madame,

It gives us a great pleasure to invite your institution to participate in our world ranking of university sustainability ? Green Metric.

This initiative was launched on 2010 in order to draw the attention of university leaders and stake holders to combat global sustainability issues and to provide more attention to sustainability of the environment, as well as economic and social problem related to sustainability. In order to realize Sustainability Development Goals, the university plays an important role in particular with regard to sustainability including energy and climate change, setting and infrastructure, water consumption, waste management and especially education. We hope that the rankings will be useful to university Read More...

Universitas Indonesia (UI) released the results of its GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities on 8th January 2013.  This is the third year of this ranking which compares universities efforts towards campus sustainability and environment friendly university management. The results were announced by the university Rector, Prof. Djoko Santoso , Vice Rector of UI Prof. Muhamad Anis, Prof Gunawan Tjahjono, and the Chairperson of UI Greenmetric Prof. Riri Fitri Sari at the UI Balairung (Graduation Ceremony Building), Depok, by the UI lake side.

This year, 215 universities from 49 countries took part, which is an increase from last year with 178 universities from 42 countries.  University of Connecticut in USA was ranked first with a score of 7,569, followed by University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom (score 7,375) and third by University College Cork National University of Ireland (score Read More...

Debating the Merits of University Rankings

Published By admin ON 01 Jun 2011

PARIS — When Nan Cao Liu and his colleagues at Shanghai Jao Tong University decided to compile a list of the world’s 500 leading universities back in 2003, their aim was simply “to find out the gap between Chinese universities and world-class universities, particularly in terms of academic or research performance.”

To minimize controversy they decided to use only indicators that could be quantified: the number of Nobel Prizes or Fields more...


Workshop UI Green Metric Ranking

Published By admin ON 24 Sep 2010

Rektor UI, Prof. Dr. der Soz. Gumilar R. Somantri, membuka "Workshop Ranking Universitas Dunia Berdasarkan UI GreenMetric" yang diselenggarakan pada Jumat (24/09) 2010 di Ruang Rapat A, Gedung PAUI, Kampus UI Depok. Acara tinjauan perangkingan universitas di dunia berdasarkan kriteria kampus ramah lingkungan ini dihadiri oleh para pemerhati lingkungan, seperti Prof. Emil Salim, Dr. Ir. Tarsoen Waryono, M.Si., Prof. Benny H. Hoed, Prof. Dra. Yunita Triwardani, [selengkapnya]


UI announces green campus survey results

Published By admin ON 06 Jan 2011

DEPOK: After finishing an online seven-month survey, the University of Indonesia (UI) announced on Thursday the results of what it said was the first environmentally based university ranking system.

Ninety-four universities from 35 countries participated in the “UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities 2010”.

The survey, conducted between May and November, ranked universities based on several factors, including green space, electricity consumption, waste and water management and eco-sustainability policies.

Seven US universities were in the survey’s top 10 list, including the University of California in Berkeley in first place and Northeastern University, which came fourth.

“We hope there will be more universities participating in the survey next year,” UI rector Gumilar Rusliwa Somantri said. — JP

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Published By admin ON 06 Jan 2011

UI Luncurkan Rangking Kampus Hijau Dunia

JAKARTA, - Universitas Indonesia (UI) akan meluncurkan inovasinya di bidang lingkungan hidup dengan menyusun daftar pemeringkatan perguruan tinggi di dunia berdasarkan pengelolaan lingkungan hidup kampus. Daftar pemeringkatan yang diberi nama UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities 2010 itu diluncurkan Kamis (16/12/2010) di Jakarta.

Kepala Kantor Komunikasi UI Vishnyu Juwono menuturkan, UI Green Metric merupakan pemeringkatan perguruan tinggi yang pertama menggunakan komitmen pengembangan infrastruktur kampus yang ramah lingkungan sebagai indikatornya. Pemeringkatan tersebut berorientasi pada kelestarian lingkungan hidup kampus.

"Mulai dari kehijauan kampus, pemanfaatan ruang, efisiensi

UI Bikin Pemeringkatan "Kampus Hijau"

Published By admin ON 06 Jan 2011

JAKARTA, - Universitas Indonesia menggagas pemeringkatan perguruan tinggi di dunia berdasarkan pengelolaan hidup kampus. Pemeringkatan yang dinamai UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities yang pertama kali ini diikuti 95 perguruan tinggi dari 35 negara.

Perguruan tinggi dari Amerika Serikat dan Inggris mendominasi peringkat 10 besar UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities 2010. Selain itu, ada perguruan tinggi dari Malaysia dan Kanada.

Kampus hijau terbaik di dunia diraih Universitas California, Berkeley, Amerika Serikat. Di urutan selanjutnya adalah Universitas Nottingham, Inggris; York University, Kanada; Northeastern University, AS; dan Cornell University, AS.

Adapun perguruan tinggi Indonesia baru berhasil masuk 20 besar, yakni UI Read More...