National Workshop on Environmental Sustainability Office 2019 in Telkom University and Universitas Padjajaran

National Workshop on Environmental Sustainability Office 2019 in Telkom University and Universitas Padjajaran

On 13 March 2019, UI GreenMetric collaborated with Telkom University for the National Workshop on Environmental Sustainability Office 2019. The event opened by Prof. Riri Fitri Sari (Chairperson of UI GreenMetric), Prof. Dr. Adiwijaya (President of Telkom University), and Prof. Dr. Ambariyanto (National Coordinator of UI GreenMetric for Indonesia, Vice Rector of Universitas Diponegoro).
We invited some speakers from university and industry to sharing their best practice in sustainability. They were Mr. Heri Budiarso (VP Health Safety Security and Environment, Pertamina EP Indonesia) and Prof. Dr. Ahmad Zaharin Aris (Dean Faculty of Environmental Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia). Prof. Dr. Ahmad Zaharin presented sustainability effort in UPM based on Sustainability Development Goals initiated by United Nations.
Another agenda from the first day was Focus Group Discussion (FGD) themed Development Planning of Sustainability Office in University. From the discussion, it showed that several university in Indonesia had formed the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) Center as the sustainability office. The SDGs Center itself is the center that supported by the Minister of National Development Planning, Prof. Dr. Bambang P.S. Brodjonegoro. At the closing of the first day event, the participants toured around Telkom University campus. We can see the efforts done by Telkom University to make the sustainable university.
On the next day the participants went to the Universitas Padjajaran (Unpad). The event opened by Dr. Sigid Suseno, SH., M.Hum (Vice Rector of Unpad) and Dr. Teguh Husodo, M.Si. (Managing Director of Unpad). They showed us the sustainability effort that they’ve done, especially the process of organic and inorganic waste treatment.