Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M. D., President of Mahidol University
Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric
The Speakers and Attendees of the Event
During the event, Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, the President of Thailand Environment Institute, discussed an important topic about driving ASEAN universities towards sustainability. He emphasized the significance of our commitment to sustainability issues to make a positive impact through SDGs action and research. The UI GreenMetric University Rankings also support this mission by encouraging universities worldwide to take sustainable actions.
Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, President of Thailand Environment Institute
During the first meeting session, the Vice-Chair of Administration, Research, and Development of UI GreenMetric, Dr. Nyoman Suwartha, S.T., M.T. M.Agr, spoke about Recent Developments in UI GreenMetric. His discussion focused on the UI GreenMetric Information and Network, and he highlighted the vision of UI GreenMetric to become an open and respected World University Rankings system. The mission of UI GreenMetric is to bring sustainable impact to universities worldwide. Overall, the session provided valuable insights into the goals and objectives of UI GreenMetric.
Dr. Nyoman Suwartha, S.T., M.T. M.Agr., Vice-Chair of Administration, Research, and Development of UI GreenMetric
The following key speaker of the event, Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjono, M.Arch., Ph.D., an Expert Member of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, spoke about the 2023 Questionnaire Updates and Data Analysis. He analyzed all the indicators used in UI GreenMetric and discussed the changes in sustainability factors that occurred this year. Additionally, he provided tips on how to fill out the Online Questionnaire of UI GreenMetric.
Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjono, M.Arch., Ph.D., an Expert Member of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings
During the second session, the discussion explored the topics of Managing Settings, Infrastructure, Energy, Climate Change, and waste. The session began with an inspiring talk from dr. Agustin Kusumayati, M.Sc., Ph.D., the University Secretary at the University of Indonesia. Dr. Kusumayati discussed Policies and Initiatives on Energy and Climate Change towards a Sustainable Campus at the University of Indonesia. She emphasized the importance of Indonesia's renewable energy target and the current status of the country's energy situation. Dr. Kusumayati also highlighted universities' crucial role in combating Energy and Climate Change. She proposed various actions such as regulatory support, energy-efficient equipment, greenhouse gas emission reduction programs, and new renewable energy sources. Furthermore, Dr. Kusumayati shared the University of Indonesia's initiatives that positively impact energy and climate change.
dr. Agustin Kusumayati, M.Sc., Ph.D., University Secretary at the University of Indonesia
The next speaker in this session was Dr. Noor Suzaini Mohamed Zaid, the representative Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaya. She presented an intriguing topic about the challenges the university faces with its setting and infrastructure, and proposed a solution through the Universiti Malaya Sustainability and Development Centre (UMSDC). The discussion highlighted the key takeaways of the issues, challenges, strategies, and initiatives that Universiti Malaya is taking towards sustainability.
Dr. Noor Suzaini Mohamed Zaid., Vice-Chancellor of the Universiti Malaya
During the third session, the topic of discussion was Managing Water, Transportation, Education, and Research. The first speaker, Prof. Dr. Ova Emilia, M.Med.Ed., Sp.OG(K)., Ph.D., the Rector of Gadjah Mada University, talked about Sustainable Education and Research Towards a Sustainable Campus at the university. The main focus of the discussion was on the strategies and initiatives taken by Gadjah Mada University to achieve a Sustainable Campus.
Prof dr. Ova Emilia, M.Med.Ed., Sp.OG(K)., Ph.D., as a Rector of Gadjah Mada University
In this session, the second speaker was Assoc. Prof. Kitikorn Charmondusit, Ph.D., who holds the position of Vice-President for Environment and Sustainable Development at Mahidol University. The main topic of the talk was the strategy implemented by Mahidol University for managing water, electricity systems, and promoting sustainability.
Assoc. Prof. Kitikorn Charmondusit, Ph.D., is a Vice-President for Environment and Sustainable Development at Mahidol University
We aspire to establish a connection between universities in ASEAN through this workshop, fostering productive collaborations and encouraging participants to engage with UI GreenMetric rankings. This workshop not only serves as a platform for new insights and knowledge to energize UI GreenMetric's advancement but also evolves into a source of innovative perspectives.
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Written by: Nadhira Rahmani Zulkarnain & Yovita Yiwananda Yamin S.Hum., M.Si