Russian universities are ready to move from “green thinking” to “ecological policy” together with UI GreenMetric World University
8, September 2016
The head of international rating of UI GreenMetric World University professor Riri Fitri Sari (Indonesia) held a seminar for representatives of 18 Russian universities from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Astrakhan, Vladivostok, Voronezh, Gorno-Altaisk, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Perm , Rostov-on-Don, Tomsk in RUDN University (Moscow, Russia).
The creators of the rating consider their research to be useful for rectors to develop environmentally friendly policy and to foster an attitude of care towards nature among students and professors.
The methodology of rating consists of several parameters. Most of them are dependent on development of university policy, some are affected by scientific researches. To reduce using of paper and plastic, to use energy-efficient appliances and water-saving technologies, to arrive to the university on bikes, to help planting annuals and trees, to organize eco-events, to create student communities for coordination “green” initiatives … This and much more can already be done by representatives of Russian universities.
The purpose of UI GreenMetric World University rating is to disseminate the results of online survey on the current ecological state of university campuses and sustainable development of universities around the world. Now this list contains of more than 400 leading universities, and RUDN University is among them.
Video Chairperson of the UI GreenMetric visited RUDN University.