Sam Ratulangi University held the ToT Eco-Enzyme series IV program for the Central and Eastern parts of Indonesia which was held on Thursday, April 29, 2021. This ToT program was the fourth event in the Eco Enzyme Series which was held under the auspices of the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking. This implementing team is a collaboration of the National Eco Enzyme Team from 11 Universities in Indonesia. This event presented three speakers including Dr. Ir. Nurzainah Ginting, M.Si from the University of North Sumatra (USU), Siska Alicia Farma, S.Pd., M.Biomed from Padang State University (UNP) and Dr. Veronica A. Kumurur, S.T., M.Si from Sam Ratulangi University. The event was opened with remarks from the Rector of Sam Ratulangi University, Prof. Dr. Ir. Ellen Joan Kumaat, M.Sc., DEA, who at the same time reminded us of the importance of preserving nature, especially Earth Day, which was also celebrated on April 22nd. The event was continued with remarks given by the Head of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc and continued with the takeover of the event guide by the seminar moderator who is the Coordinator of the UI GreenMetric Sam Ratulangi University, Dr. Indri S. Manembu, S.IK., M.Si. The seminar was then continued with the presentation of the material by the first resource person, namely Dr. Ir. Nurzainah Ginting, M.Si who is also the Coordinator of UI GreenMetric, University of North Sumatra. He presented material entitled "Utilization of Eco Enzyme Products in the University of North Sumatra". He talked about the USU campus's efforts to create a campus that cares about the environment, such as a program for making eco enzymes to be distributed to government agencies such as the Medan Animal Husbandry Service which is used as a disinfectant. The presentation of the material was continued by the second resource person, namely Siska Alicia Farma, S.Pd., M.Biomed. He brought material with the title "EcoEnzyme Making Practices" which here explains about food waste that has not been processed optimally, especially in Indonesia. Eco Enzyme can then be a solution to dealing with organic waste which is much more useful than just being made as compost. The last presentation of material was delivered by Dr. Veronica A. Kumurur, S.T., M.Si. He shared about his experience in making Eco Enzyme which has created a new community about Eco Enzyme in North Sulawesi. This community itself has carried out many activities by utilizing organic waste / waste in the city of Manado, even though it was only formed in 2021. The webinar itself got even more exciting with the question and answer session that was held, where the number of participants who attended reached 300 people, the maximum capacity of the number of participants who could participate.
UIN Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi held the ToT Eco-Enzyme series III program for Islamic Universities throughout Indonesia which was held on April 8, 2021. This Eco Enzyme ToT program is the third implemented under the auspices of the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking. This implementing team is a collaboration of the National Eco Enzyme Team from 11 universities in Indonesia, namely: North Sumatra Univ, UIN Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi, Padang State Univ, Brawijaya University, Padjajaran Univ, Bengkulu Univ, Syiah Kuala University, Syarif Hidayatullah UIN Jakarta, UPN Veteran Yogyakarta, State University of Surabaya, Univ Kuningan. The event with the theme "Waste to Bless: Magic Liquid for Green Campus" has been carried out well with 313 participants from 110 institutions both from State and Private Universities, Agricultural Service, LIPI, Elementary Schools, Junior High Schools and Atas, the Livestock Service Office, NGOs, and the General Public. The speakers or speakers at the seminar this time included Dr. Ir. R.R. Rukmowati, M.Arg (UPN Veteran Yogyakarta), Sisca Alicia Farma, M.Bio.Med (Padang State University), Dr. Ir. Nurzainah Ginting, M.Si (University of North Sumatra) and Syukrya Ningsih, M.Si (UIN Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi) Eco-Enzyme is a form of solution to environmental problems in handling organic waste. Eco-Enzyme is the result of fermentation of organic waste such as fresh fruit and vegetables which is no longer used. The composition of this eco-enzyme fermentation consists of molasses, fruit, and water with a ratio of 1: 3: 10 which is fermented for 90-100 days. In accordance with the theme in this ToT, namely Magic Liquid, which has water, that eco-enzyme has many benefits for household needs, agriculture, animal husbandry both on a micro and macro scale. The existence of this activity is of course with the hope that UIN Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi as the host of the ToT can make trainers to participants where they live and as real action in overcoming problems that occur in the environment.
Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh (30 January 2021) This event which took place virtually was the second in the series of training on Eco Enzyme which was attended by representatives of each university in the western part of Indonesia. This time, Syah Kuala University (USK) appeared as the organizer with the theme of the activity, namely "Eco Enzyme for Sustainable Campus". The event which took place on 30 January 2021 was also attended by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, MM., M.Sc (Head of UI GreenMetric), Prof. Dr. Ir. Ambariyanto, M.Sc (UI GreenMetric National Choir), Prof. Dr. Ir. Marwan (USK Vice-Chancellor 1), Prof. Dr. Mahidin, S.T., M.T (Chairman of the USK Center for Environmental Research, Responsible UI GreenMetric USK). Then representatives from 11 campuses including from the University of North Sumatra (USU), Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University (UIN), Padang State University (UNP), Yogyakarta Veteran National Development University (UPN), Surabaya State University (Unesa), Bengkulu University, University Kuningan, Padjadjaran University (Unpad), Brawijaya University and Syah Kuala University (USK) as hosts.In the event which lasted for approximately 3 hours, also invited three presenters who are experts in the field of Eco Enzyme, are Dr. Ir. Nurzainah Ginting, M.Sc from USU, Siska Alicia Farma, S.Pd, M.Biomed from UNP and Dr. Muhammad Ikhsan Sulaiman, S.Tp., M.Sc from USK. The first event was opened with a speech by the Head of the USK Center for Environmental Research, Prof. Dr. Mahidin, S.T., M.T. The event then continued with remarks as well as opening activities carried out by the Chancellor of Syah Kuala University who was represented in this event by the Vice-Chancellor 1, Prof. Dr. Ir. Marwan. Continued with remarks by the Head of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, MM., M.Sc and Koor. National UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Ambariyanto, M.Sc. The second event was the presentation of material by the speaker, which in the first segment was filled by Siska Alicia Farma, S.Pd, M.Biomed from UNP who presented material entitled "What & How to Make Eco Enzyme". He explained Eco Enzyme starting from the history of its formation, how to make it to why Eco Enzyme is one of the solutions for the use of organic waste, where its use can be in agriculture (plant nutrition), cleanliness (floor mop), animal husbandry (nutrition for livestock). ), etc. The second segment was filled with speakers from USU, Dr. Ir. Nurzainah Ginting, M.Sc, presented material entitled "Sharing the Utilization of Eco Enzyme Products in the USU Campus Environment". He explained the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic which resulted in activities on the USU campus that were usually busy with the presence of the USU academy to become a lonely situation. This makes the use of EcoEnzyme on campus using materials taken from the environment around the campus, one of which is taken from the remaining organic waste belonging to the Islamic Boarding School. One thing that was explained was the use of organic waste into an eco enzyme for cleaning solutions such as a solution for floor mops and window glass. The third segment was filled by speakers from USK, namely Dr. Muhammad Ikhsan Sulaiman, S.Tp., M.Sc who delivered material entitled "Sharing Compost Product Innovation with Eco Enzyme at USK". He explained waste management at Syah Kuala University, where the campus production waste is collected in the USK Waste Bank. Apart from being used for compost, the process of making Eco Enzyme is also carried out to maximize the utilization of existing organic waste. The event, which was attended by more than 180 participants, went on well with discussions between the presenters and the participants. The event was then closed with the provision of information about the next series of Eco Enzyme training events which will be held for tertiary institutions in the East which will be held by Sam Ratulangi University Manado, North Sulawesi.
The 2nd National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Universities in Mexico was held on Friday, 15 October 2021, at 9:00 AM local time via Microsoft Teams. Hosted by Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, the workshop was opened by Sergio Fernández Delgadillo (Secretary of Sustainability UANL; National Coordinator of Sustainable Universities GreenMetric). This is followed by remarks from Ing. Rogelio G. Garza Rivera (Rector of Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León) and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. (Chairperson of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings). The opening remarks from all parties welcomed more universities to join UI GreenMetric World University Rankings to achieve a sustainable environment and education. This workshop was divided into two sessions with UI GreenMetric speakers and ten speakers from several universities in Mexico. Figure 1. Opening by Sergio Fernández Delgadillo and remarks from Ing. Rogelio G. Garza Rivera The first session starts with the introduction of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. and Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T., M.Sc. (Expert Member of Data, System, and IT of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings) introduced UI GreenMetric, the indicators of UI GreenMetric and the data submission process also reminding the participating universities about the deadline of the data submission. Figure 2. Presentation by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. (left) and Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T., M.Sc. (right) The workshop for the second session began with presentation by Perla Martínez Lozano (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), about ITESM strategic plan in 2025 which focuses on sustainability and climate change. To realize the plan, a base team and subject matters experts required to work together in culture, mitigation, adaptation, education, investigation and entailment. Next speaker, María Alejandra Fonseca Salazar (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), explained that at UNAM has an organization called CoUS which focuses on sustainabaility on campus, linkage and sustainability, and communication. Graciela Domínguez López (Universidad de Guadalajara), presented Trilemma Sustainable at UDG : safe and efficient operation, sustaianable environment management, and attention to substantive function UDG. Luis Gutiérrez Padilla (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), talked about The UNAM Environmental Distinction and how it is worked (architectural survey, information gathering and information analysis). Figure 3. Presentation by Perla Martínez Lozano (top-left), María Alejandra Fonseca Salazar (top-right), Graciela Domínguez López (bottom-left), and Luis Gutiérrez Padilla (bottom-right) The workshop was followed by Mariana Buendía Oliva (Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí) as a speaker about Environmental Agenda at UASLP: collaborations and networks with the agency for German Cooperation GIZ, Ministries of Education of Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, Costa Rica, and Belica; and research and teaching carried out in 4 postgraduate programs, Master and Ph.D. in environmental sciences, Enrem collaboration with Germany for the double degree, IMaREC Master in Sustainable Cities, collaboration with five universities (Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico). Evangelina Ramírez Lara (Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León) presented that all the waste generated in the UANL is within a management system that includes: labeling, storage, transportation, and final disposal. María de la Luz Trasfi Mosqueda (Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán) talked about UADY mission values and principles, and impacts in social, economic and environmental scope. Eugenia Ibarrarán Viniegra (Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla) explained that the participation of Ibero Puebla in GreenMetric has given it moral authority as an actor committed to the management of urban solid waste, among other aspects (sustainable mobility is another). Figure 4. Presentation by Mariana Buendía Oliva (top-left), Evangelina Ramírez Lara (top-right), María de la Luz Trasfi Mosqueda (bottom-left), and Eugenia Ibarrarán Viniegra (bottom-right) Figure 5. Presentation by Sergio Nuño Cuevas (left) and Ulises Gómez benítez (right) Sergio Nuño Cuevas (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente), presented that at ITESO, they have have an area of 97,923.68 m2 of planted vegetation, which favors the infiltration of rainwater in a natural way. Last speaker, Ulises Gómez benítez (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla), explained that at BUAP for transportation management they have STU, Lobobus, Lobobici and Lobolancha. After approximately 4 hours and 40 minutes, the workshop closed by Sergio Fernández Delgadillo.
UI GreenMetric World University Rankings collaborates with 7 of the world's best campuses, namely University of Sao Paolo (Brazil), University of Indonesia (Indonesia), El Bosque University (Colombia), University of Szeged (Hungary), University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo (Ecuador) and the University of Sousse (Tunisia), held a series of free training events for students of all background, whether they’re undergraduate, magister, or doctoral students which will be conducted online. This event itself will be held from 8 September 2021 - 14 January 2022, guided by experts in the field of SDGs from 7 countries. In here, students will be invited to discuss and be introduced to the most challenging question facing our generation: how the world can evolve in ways that are socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. The course discusses the complex interplay between the economy, social life and our planet's physical environment, as well as the consequences of human activities on the planet's environment and the solutions. The first training event was held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 09.00 AM (Brazil Time, UTC-3) with the main speaker, Prof. Tadeu Fabricio Malheiros from the University of Sao Paulo and Prof. Ouajdi Korbaa from the University of Sousse. Figure 1. Prof. Tadeu Fabricio Malheiros Figure 2. Prof. Riri Fitri Sari The event started with a warm welcome from UI GreenMetric, represented by Prof. Tadeu Malheiros as the Course Coordinator of this event, then Asst. Prof. Junaidi, M.A as Course Initiator and final remarks from Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. Figure 3. Rector of Universitas Indonesia Figure 4. President of University of Sao Paulo Figure 5. Rector of University of Szeged Figure 6. Rector of Universidad El Bosque Figure 7. Rector of University of Sharjah Figure 8. Rector of ESPOCH The virtual video message from the Rector of 7 Universities also enlivened the opening of the online training which on the first day managed to invite more than 100 participants from various countries. Figure 9. Participants of UI GreenMetric Online Course on Sustainability first meeting For closing, there’s also announcing to the participants about the next synchronous session which will be held on 13 October with the speaker, Prof Tadeu Malheiros, Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, and Asst. Prof. Junaidi, M.A which will discuss about 1st Seminar of Students’ Projects. UI GreenMetric really appreciates the participants and organizers of this event and hopes for the best for organizing future events. See you at the next Online Course event. Thank you.
At this moment in time, experts and billionaires flock to research and explore to measure the level of life on planets other than Earth. Of course we are no stranger to the Proxima B Space Project which is claimed to be a place of life other than Earth which is about 4 light years away. The results of the observations were published in a report entitled Habitable Climate Scenarios for Proxima Centauri B with Dynamic Ocean. On the flip side, Elon Musk's and SpaceX's space missions also amazed the world because their goal is to plan how humans will live on Mars and even form colonies there. And there are many other transient project observation programs. So the question is, what will happen to Planet Earth as known as “Si Kelereng Biru Rumah Kita”? The planet, which is about 4.543 billion years old, has become a foothold and home for living things ranging from humans to microorganisms. Indonesia or often referred to as The Emerald of Equator is one of the countries with the largest population of the younger generation, especially Z Generation and Millennial Generation. Based on the results of the 2020 Population Census, the number of Generation Z reached 75.49 million people or equivalent to 27.94 percent of the total population in Indonesia. This condition indicates that Indonesia is experiencing a Demographic Bonus which is both an opportunity and a challenge. How come? Indonesia is also one of the countries that mainstream the mandate of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but there are still some challenges that need to be resolved, especially in the fields of spatial planning/infrastructure, energy and climate change, water management, waste management, transportation, education/research, etc. As the consequence, the young generation as the front line of nation development must be ready to realize the Indonesia Emas 2045. One of the various efforts that can be done is through constructive dialogue and real multi-stakeholder cooperation between students and stakeholders who have the same vision in the field of sustainability. As far as I’m concerned, NSLSM is here to create a program that embraces universities, especially student organizations in order to accelerate the transformation of universities that uphold the values of sustainability with UI GreenMetric as one of the flagship programs of Universitas Indonesia that ranks universities around the world. As a student from the Eastern Indonesia Region and representing the SDGs Center of Universitas Hasanuddin, I am genuine enthusiastic, proud, and grateful for this extraordinary opportunity so that I have been able to meet the figures behind the success of UI Green Metric, UIN Raden Intan Lampung, and 30 student leader speakers from Sabang to Merauke whose represent their respective universities. The annual activity entitled The 1st National Student Leaders on Sustainability Meeting (NSLSM) 2021 which was held on 27 – 29 October at the Green Campus of UIN Raden Intan Lampung gave me the prior knowledges and experiences related to sustainability issues which is also in line with global agreement contained in the SDGs. On the first day, the keynote speech from Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M as the Chair of the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings provides powerful insights about the essence of sustainable development in collaboration with the contributions of young people. Through her gorgeous and solemn poem entitled “Feri Merak Bakauheni” contains a message and great hope for youth to work together as a milestone for change in the present and in the future. “On the mainland of Sumatra, dozens of youths gathered. A continuing oath will be pronounced. For the sake of unity and strength to face the challenges of the times. Hey young generations, promise to be a winner. Nothing is impossible." These are the key and useful messages conveyed by Mrs. Riri as a reminder for young people not to stop working and fighting for their dreams to create a better world. “Earth is no substitute. You have to do things in parallel because everything is possible.” Biidznillah, in 2045, in accordance with the mandate of Prof. Riri, I want to meet Prof. Riri to share my best contribution in the field of sustainability as a follow-up initiative of NSLSM. I will do everything in my power. The second day was a very memorable moment. This was motivated by a Focus Group Discussion session with 30 Student Leader Speakers and participants from various regions in Indonesia through Zoom Meetings and the UIN Raden Intan Lampung YouTube channel which discussed issues in the fields of arrangement and infrastructure, energy and climate change, water management, waste management, transportation, education and research. Video shows from each student as a university representative are packed with interesting, informative, educative, and inspiring content. The discussion forums have produced various solutions to problems in the field of sustainability in the context of higher education up to now. Dialogue with millennials to analyze and provide the best recommendations is an invaluable transfer of knowledge throughout my academic exploration. There are several realizations of the green campus program that became a reference and motivated me as an Ambassador for the SDGs Campus of Universitas Hasanuddin so that in the future the framework can be made and implemented massively and inclusively, including: Assembling and using electric motors from the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November which aims to create adaptive- the behavior of the academic community and the surrounding community to start switching to the use of low-emission and carbon vehicles, waste management innovation through the Rumah Inovasi Daur Ulang (RINDU) program to collect and process all waste at Universitas Gadjah Mada which is integrated with research, community services, education, and application of rainwater runoff management through the construction of 8 reservoirs (embung) and 8,000 points of biopore infiltration holes at UIN Raden Intan Lampung. These nnovations should be implemented by every campus in Indonesia in order to create a campus environment that upholds the concept of SIS (Smart, Integrated, and Sustainable). On the third day, the agenda of learning while traveling in Ketapang Harbor and Pahawang Island provided an opportunity for my friends and I to take real action as Environmental Enthusiasts which was implemented in mangrove planting activities as well as cleaning beaches from plastic waste. As we know, plastic waste is the biggest enemy of the environment that needs to be mitigated from now on. The waste problem is not over yet as well as other aspects so that it requires the contribution of multistakeholders to accelerate the achievement of sustainability in the campus environment in accordance with the 17th point of the SDGs, namely Partnerships for the Goals. The 1st National Student Leader on Sustainability Meeting (NSLSM) 2021 activity is an extraordinary momentum between UI GreenMetric, UIN Raden Intan Lampung, 30 best students from each province in Indonesia to create an integrated and ideal arrangement and infrastructure, accelerate energy transition, proactively utilizing new and renewable energy, mitigating and preventing the multiplier effect of climate change, encouraging an environmentally sound water management system, accelerating integrated waste management and utilization, maximizing the application of green and smart transportation, optimizing the advantages of educational aspects and strengthening scientific awareness through sustainable research. NSLSM is a step to transform our sustainability campus, both now and into the future. Youth at the forefront of sustainability for the Sustainable Development Goals 2030. by Samintang, Universitas Hasanuddin
“Green your Campus, Green your live!” An implied jargon from the 2021 National Student Leaders on Sustainability Meeting (NSLSM) event located at UIN Raden Intan Lampung Campus. Maybe we've often heard about green campuses, but have we properly interpreted what green means? It's not just a lot of trees and greenery knick-knacks scattered in the campus area. A green campus means every human being in it including me, you, lecturers, employees and the community around the campus environment who work together to preserve this nature. Not only ranking but also moving the campus community to be aware of every activity that has an impact on nature More than 900 campuses in the world participate in the UI Greenmetric ranking. A ranking that moves all campuses to take care of each other so that they can be valued well. The old adage says "what we sow, we will reap". Likewise with nature, what we do in our daily life will also have an impact on the condition of natural sustainability. Especially in the campus environment where we carry out various activities. Efforts to protect the environment can start from ourselves by not littering and according to its type, not using excessive plastic and replacing it with shopping bags, and not using fossil fuel private vehicles and replacing it with cycling or walking. These things may not be too hard to apply in our campus environment, but have they implemented them? Let's start from within ourselves. The preservation of this nature needs togetherness Togetherness to protect the environment does not only end with one's own actions. We need to work with various parties to preserve it. The things we get in our environment are certainly different from other environments. A group discussion is needed to explain what are the solutions and implementations carried out by each campus environment. In the 2021 NSLSM event we were given one hour to conduct a Forum Group Discussion (FGD). I happened to represent my campus with the theme Energy and Climate Change. I explained how my campus reduces greenhouse gas emissions so that the earth's temperature in climate change can be reduced. There are so many lessons from other campuses that I have learned to apply in my campus on a small scale such as writing motivational words in every corner of the campus, to large scale such as implementing Zero Energy Building (ZEB). Love the environment with happiness There is no need to be forced or feel alone to act pro-environmentally. Even nature itself never requires you to take care of it. We should be the ones who realize that we are only riding on this earth to be our home. Taking care of the earth is not an order that we can choose whether we want to or not, protecting the earth is our collective obligation as its inhabitants. This nature is already rich in the diversity of its biota on land and sea. Keeping it does not mean we are hostile to those who don't care about it. They just haven't realized how important this environment is. Inspiring and inviting them is a solution that can move them to love our environment together. One way to love this environment is to enjoy it. Enjoy the growth of trees from seedlings to large, enjoy the beauty of the colorful underwater habitats, enjoy the cleanliness created from garbage collection, and so on. Those are all the activities that I did in this 2021 NSLSM event by planting mangroves, snorkeling, and cleaning up the coastal environment. I feel very happy and proud to have been a part of NSLSM 2021. Hopefully we can meet in the following years with new stories from every action we take in our respective communities. “You and I may differ in reasoning. However, preserving the natural environment in which we live is our collective obligation.” – Achmad Adam Azzuri by Achmad Adam Azzuri, Telkom University
The 1st National Student Leaders on Sustainability Meeting 2021 is the inaugural agenda of UI Green Metrics at the student level related to sustainability issues involving 30 Student Delegations from Sabang-Merauke who have the capacity and integrity. This activity opens up space for students to discuss and share experiences in an effort to foster the leadership character and integrity of Indonesian students towards sustainable environmental issues. This activity opens opportunities for students to understand and realize the importance of preserving the environment, especially regarding green campuses and real actions to create an environmentally friendly campus. As a student, he is expected to be an agent of change and an ambassador for the promotion of various forms of environmental action at their respective universities. This activity was organized by UIN Raden Intan Lampung with the theme “Greening Your Campus! Greening Your Life". This activity was held on 27-29 October 2021. Various activities were carried out including Opening Ceremony, Seminar, Focus Group Discussion, Lampung Declaration (Indonesian Student Oath to Save Mother Earth), Workshop: Designing a Green Campus as an Educational Tourism Destination, Campus Tour, Mangrove planting action and Beach Clean Up on Pahawang Island, Inauguration, Closing Ceremony. On the first day of the opening ceremony, which began with the screening of the Video Green Campus UIN Raden Intan Lampung and remarks delivered by Prof. Wan Jamaluddin Z., Ph.D. (Vice Chancellor III UIN RIL), Speech from the Mayor of Bandar Lampung, Mrs. Hj. Eva Dwiana, SE, M.Si, remarks by Prof. Dr. H. Moh. Mukri, M.Ag. (Mr. Chancellor of UIN RIL) and the last one was a speech by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri sari., M.Sc., MM (Chairman of UI Green Metric). The portrait of Indonesia's young generation has a strategic position as the inheritor of the nation's future. During the Opening Ceremony, I became more aware of my role as the young generation of Indonesia to always maintain harmony, harmony and sustainability with nature. Students as future leaders of the nation and the campus is a center of excellence that has a strategic role in pioneering and promoting a sustainable environment. We realize together that the UI Green Metric is not just a ranking but our joint efforts to maintain the sustainability of a better earth. The spirit of loving the environment must not be extinguished in our young souls, because loving the environment is a religious commandment. Never stop to carve a track record of goodness on this earth. Let's together enrich ourselves with knowledge, experience and relationships so that we have more power to keep the motherland sustainable, as said Prof. Riri in her speech : Keep on learning and you can do better. The second day of NSLSM activities took place more and more exciting and fun. In addition to listening and listening to the presentation of the material presented by Prof. Junaedi regarding our UI green Metric World University Rankings was also presented with material on community service activities in the field of environmental education to remote areas in Indonesia by the Indonesian Youth Direction. During the question and answer session, I had the opportunity to ask Prof. Junaedi related how Akita can shape the mindset of students who are still ignorant about the environment? he replied that there is a need for regulations to bind habits and culture of loving the environment because these habits need to be developed and the process takes time, besides that it can also be done by making social campaigns with posters, video simulations that can make people aware of the importance of loving the environment and the most important thing is We are role models in protecting the environment. The next session on the second day was a Focus Group Discussion which was divided into 6 FGD groups, each of which discussed topics in the fields of Arrangement and Infrastructure, Energy and Climate Change, Water Management, Waste Management, Transportation, Education and Research. The four of me attended an FGD session with the topic of energy and climate change. This activity opens space for students to discuss and share experiences in an effort to create an energy efficient campus, use of new and renewable energy in the campus environment, energy efficiency, policies to carry tumblers and the provision of free drinking water facilities as an effort to reduce the consumption of plastic bottle waste in the campus environment. The last series on the second day of NSLSM activities was closed with the Lampung Declaration (Indonesian Student Oath to Save the Motherland). At the same time echoing the reading of this oath, my young soul vibrates even more with a passion that is so tempestuous to continue to be committed to loving and keeping the environment beautiful. After the Lampung Declaration, we toured the UIN RIL campus which is very green and beautiful which has 8 reservoirs, thousands of biopore holes, processing waste into biomass, briquettes, composting, providing free drinking water and getting students used to bringing drinking water tumblers and using bicycles to reduce emissions. carbon. Seeing the hydroponic garden and ending by planting trees together on the UIN RIL campus. The third day of NSLSM activities was held on Pahawang Island. On the third day we carried out mangrove planting and also a Beach Clean Up which was carried out in groups of 5-6 people. Within 10 minutes my group managed to collect two large bags of plastic waste. Ironically, Indonesia is the second largest producer of plastic waste, of course, this is our collective homework to overcome this and become more aware of how beautiful Indonesia's nature is, which we must be grateful for with an attitude of loving the environment and concrete actions to maintain its sustainability. The Closing Ceremony on the third day was held quite lively and emotional because they had to part with other friends. However, there is good news that the second NSLSM will be held at Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University, Banten in 2022. All my friends, we as the young generation of Indonesia must not lose their enthusiasm, the youth must complete their youth by making a good contribution to the country. Indonesia is not perfect, we still have a lot of homework to do together. Let's take care and keep the motherland so that it remains beautiful. And it's hard for me to give an answer, except that whatever happens I don't want to get tired of loving this country, my heart wants to keep singing "Indonesia tanah air beta, Pusaka abadi nan jaya" By Herlina Pebriani, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
International Community Services 2021 Jombang hosted by Universitas Airlangga was held for three days, 5-7 October 2021, through hybrid (Offline at Dusun Mendiro and Online via Zoom). The event was opened by Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih (Vice-Rector for Research, Innovation and Community Development Universitas Airlangga), Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T, M.Sc (Expert Member of Data, System and IT, UI GreenMetric World University Rangkings), Prof. Dr. Moh. Yasin, M.Si (Dean Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Airlangga) and Miftahul Ulum, S.T., M.Si (Chairperson of Jombang Environmental Services). It is hoped that this community services activity can build and provide knowledge to the Dusun Mendiro residents about the importance of maintaining environmental conservation, in this case, water resources as well as promoting tourism and local product branding. The event then continued with a procession of tree handovers by Prof. Dr. Moh. Yasin, M.Si, to the representative of Dusun Mendiro residents and ended with taking a group photo session. Figure 1. Opening remarks by Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih (top-left), Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T, M.Sc (top-right), Prof. Dr. Moh. Yasin, M.Si (bottom-left), Miftahul Ulum, S.T., M.Si (bottom-right) Figure 2. Procession of tree handovers from Prof. Dr. Moh. Yasin, M.Si to the representative of Dusun Mendiro residents The event on the first day then continued with a presentation from three key speakers with the theme “Environmental Management Socialization and Counseling” which was hosted by Herlina Putri. The first topic presented by Drs. Trisnadi Widyaleksono C.P., M.Si explained that determining river water quality can be done by conducting biomonitoring which categorizes water quality using biological organisms by taking samples every 1 minute or using distance/gaps and then sorting. The organism identified were macroinvertebrates such as EPT (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera). The topic then continued by Dr. Sucipto Hariyanto, DEA, who presented the importance of water resources conservation which aims to maintain the existence and sustainability of the nature and function of water resources so that they are always available in quantities and qualities. Three conservation activities that can be carried out : protecting the preservation of water resources, water preservation, and water quality management and water pollution control. The first day topic ended with a presentation by Nita Citrasari, S.Si., M.Si about domestic waste management, where domestic waste management itself is waste that comes from household activities, and plastic waste is the most produced. There is need participation from every layer to manage domestic waste, including governments that compile rules or regulations, academics to develop innovations in processing plastic waste, the businessman who develop the plastic waste recycling industry, and residents to comply with applicable rules and implement 3R (Reuse, Reduce and Recycle). The first day of the event ended with a questions and answers session from participants to speakers. Figure 3. “Environmental Management Socialization and Counseling” hosted by Herlina Putri (top-left) and speakers : Drs. Trisnadi Widyaleksono C.P., M.Si (top-right), Dr. Sucipto Hariyanto, DEA (bottom-left), Nita Citrasari, S.Si., M.Si (bottom-right) The second day of the event started with a presentation by Taufik, S.T, M.Kom explained that in social media branding, there are three media that are generally used, images, videos, audios, or it can be a combination of several media. For social media branding, we can use existing and generally accessible tools such as Canva. The second day of the event was closed with a tree name information sign handover from Dr. Rimuljo Hendradi, S.Si., M.Si to Wagisan. The last day of International Community Services 2021 Jombang is a webinar with the theme “National and International Community Services Sharing Session: Challenge and Opportunity.” Avisa Retno as the host of this activity, opened this webinar. This is followed by opening remarks from dr. Muhammad Miftahussurur, M.Kes., Sp. PD-KEGH, Ph.D (Vice Rector for Internationalization, Digitalization and Information Universitas Airlangga) and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., (Chairman of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings). It is hoped that we can learn and share programs and innovations related to community services and development with this webinar. Figure 4. Opening remarks by dr. Muhammad Miftahussurur, M.Kes., Sp. PD-KEGH, Ph.D (left) and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., (right) The webinar then started with a presentation by four panelists and was moderated by Dr. Nurina Fitriani, S.T (Project Officer Internasional Community Services 2021 Jombang). First panelist, Dr. M. Mukhsin Jamil, M.Ag (Vice-Rector I, UIN Walisongo Semarang), presented that at UIN Walisongo Semarang, there is a community that is responsible for Green Campus named WEGreen (Walisongo Eco Green Campus). The development strategy includes lecturer services, student participation through KKN (community services activities), and collaborating with strategic partners. Next panelist, Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih (Vice-Rector for Research, Innovation and Community Development, Universitas Airlangga), explained that at Universitas Airlangga there are several community services have been carried out, such as teaching hospitals and research institute, psychological service center of UNAIR, legal consulting and aid Center of UNAIR, floating hospital Ksatria Airlangga and disaster management and mitigation involving multi-disciplinary faculties. For community development, there is World Universities Association for Community Development (WUACD) with 20 universities as a partner and Inter-Professional Education UNAIR that involves professionals from various disciplines. Figure 5. “Environmental Management Socialization and Counseling” panelists : Dr. M. Mukhsin Jamil, M.Ag (top-left), Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih (top-right), Dr. Revency Vania Rugebregt, S.H., M.H (bottom-left) and Dr. Nanik Siti Aminah, M.Si (bottom-right) The webinar was followed by Dr. Revency Vania Rugebregt, S.H., M.H (Lecturer Universitas Pattimura) as a panelist about research and community services; Universitas Pattimura is more focused on marine development. The last panelist, Dr. Nanik Siti Aminah, M.Si (Lecturer Universitas Airlangga), explained that at Universitas Airlangga, international community services had been carried out continuously for four years at Sine Beach, Dusun Sine. Participated by Universitas Airlangga students and international students (from Malaysia, Nigeria, Bangladesh), this program is beneficial not only for them but also for people of Sine Beach, Dusun Sine. At the end of the webinar, participants can directly ask questions to the panelist. After approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, the host, Avisa Retno K, closed the webinar, which also marked the end of International Community Services 2021 Jombang.
The 5th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Russian Universities was held on Thursday, 23 September 2021 local Moscow time through virtual meeting via Zoom. Held by RUDN University, Moscow, Russia, the event was opened by Prof. Vladimir Filippov (President of RUDN University), Prof. Elena Savenkova (Director of the Institute of Environmental Engineering of RUDN University), and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. (Chairperson of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings). Both parties hoped that UI GreenMetric would be able to achieve a world that will adhere to environmental, economic and social issues better for the younger generation. The event was joined by 42 participants from 16 universities (RUDN University, RSAU - Moscow Agricultural Academy named after K.A. Timiryazeva, Tomsk State University, Bashkir State Agrarian University, State University of Land Use Planning, Tyumen Industrial University, Tyumen State University, Siberian State University of Geosystems and Technologies, Volgograd State University, North Ossetian State University, Far Eastern Federal University, Sankt-Petersburg State University, Belarus State University of Technologies, Abai State Kazakh Pedagogical University, International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University, and “Nerush”, Environmental and local study public association) Russia and featured 14 key speakers consisting of presidents, directors, and students from participating universities. Dr. Margarita Redina (Russian National Coordinator of UIGWURN and Professor of the Department of Environmental Safety and Product Quality Management of RUDN University). The webinar was divided into three sessions. In the first session, Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T., M.Sc. (Expert Member of Data, System, and IT of UI GreenMetric) introduced UI GreenMetric, the indicators of UI GreenMetric and the data submission process. With this introduction, it is hoped that more universities across Russia will be interested in joining UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. The UIGWURN introduction was followed by Dr. Margarita Redina (Russian National Coordinator of UIGWURN)’s update on the information of UI GreenMetric Russian National Network. It was continued with a group photo session and the signing of the declaration of membership of UI GreenMetric Network for Abai Kazakh Pedagogical University, Russian State Agrarian University, and Industrial University of Tyumen. Session 2 discussed Managing Setting and Infrastructure, Energy and Climate Change, Waste in Russian Universities. The first speaker, Dr. Ivan I. Vasanev (Head of Department of Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy) showed how the campus of the RSAU - Moscow Agricultural Academy named after K.A. Timiryazeva as the model of sustainable development of urban ecosystems in the Moscow metropolis. This presentation was then continued by Dr. Nadya Strigelskaya (Head of Ecological Education of the International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusan State University, Belarus), showing the experience International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University obtained when entering UI GreenMetric World University Ranking in 2020. The third speaker, Dr. Valentina Chekantseva (Head of the Environmental and Radiation Control Sector of the Cleaning and Landscaping Department of the Far Eastern Federal University) explained the environmental policies done by the Far Eastern Federal University to achieve environmental sustainability. The third session discussed Managing Water, Transportation, and Education in Russian Universities with three presentations. The first presentation about youth eco-initiatives at higher education institutions in the case of Volgograd State University was presented by Assistant Professors Anna Matveeva, Elizaveta Slaykovskaya, Anastasia Murtazina, Lyubov Meshcheryakova of Volgograd State University. This presentation was then continued with a presentation from Prof. Dr. ped. Dmitry Ermakov, Sci. and PhD student Lyudmila Sokolova (Department of Psychology and Pedagogy of RUDN University), which discussed the brief report on preliminary results of the Education for Sustainable Development in Action project. The third session was then closed with the presentation from Yulia D. Yurova (Assistant Professor of State University of Land Use Planning) about the experience of the State University of Land Use Planning upon participating in the UI GreenMetric rating for the development of a system of indicators for monitoring environmentally sustainable development in the Moscow region. The event, which lasted for about three and a half hours, was then closed by the remarks of Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. as the Chairman of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings and Dr. Margarita Redina, as the Russian National Coordinator of UIGWURN, thanking the participants for joining the virtual meeting and wishing success upon this year’s UI GreenMetric World University Rankings.