The Announcement of the Result of UI GreenMetric Ranking of World University 2012

The Announcement of the Result of UI GreenMetric Ranking of World University 2012

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 7,301).

Apart from the US, the UK, Japan, and countries in Europe, the 2012 results include universities as far afield as Palestinian, Chile, Czechoslovakia, Romania and South Africa, China, Fiji, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Mexico, and South Africa.

The results are computed from information provided by universities online. These year the information are organized under Six (6) main categories. These categories, and their weightings, are: Green Statistics (15%), Energy and Climate Change (21%), Waste management (18%), Water usage (10%), Transportation (18%), and Education (18%).