On 15 August 2022, UI GreenMetric held a meeting with the Education Attaché from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia (KBRI) for Asia & Australia Region, Kantor Dagang dan Ekonomi Indonesia (KDEI) Sosbud Taiwan, and PPI Taiwan at 10.00 AM local time via Zoom meeting. The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, Chairperson of UI GreenMetric and Dr. Junaidi, Vice-Chair of Program, Communication, and Partnership of UI GreenMetrics. The meeting was also attended by Education Attachés from various KBRI, such as KBRI for Riyadh, and others from Asia, Australia, New Zealand & Oceania region. The main discussion of the meeting was to introduce UI GreenMetric and its programs to the education attachés as well as to increase Indonesia’s global reputation in pushing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “On the eve of 17 August, our National Independence Day, we would like to introduce you of UI GreenMetric, its international reputation and its role in commemorating Indonesia in the global stage using soft diplomacy by using Indonesia-made index to rank sustainability, proven in 956 universities from 80 countries,” said the Chairperson in her opening remark. The next speech was delivered by Dr. Junaidi, the Vice-Chair of Program, Communication, and Partnership. “UI GreenMetric is the first and only index, made in Indonesia, in the field of campus sustainability. Not only sustainability in universities, we are also developing our index to rank the SGDs in cities and districts,” he added. After the opening remarks, Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjono, Expert Member of UI GreenMetric, presented a glimpse of UI GreenMetric, its vision and mission, methodology, benefits, and other aspects to the audience. Following the introduction from the UI GreenMetric team, the event continued with a feedback session. Few responses were raised, with the first one coming from Mr. Badrus Sholeh, Education Attaché of KBRI Riyadh, regarding the list of UI GreenMetric university participants. Mr. Badrus Sholeh also looked forward to promoting UI GreenMetric in Saudi Arabia. Partnerships and collaborations between UI GreenMetric with universities to improve sustainability is wide open. For more information regarding our services, kindly access the following link Figure. UI GreenMetric Socialization with Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia for Asia and Australia   Figure. UI GreenMetric Socialization with Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia for New Zealand and Oceania Region

The Infrastructure and Campus Environment working group workshop: “Green Campus as An Implementation of Sustainable Environment” was held for 2 days, from 27 to 28 July 2022, which was carried out in a hybrid manner, either face-to-face or directly or through a zoom meeting platform hosted by the Indonesian Islamic University Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII), in collaboration with the Infrastrcuture and Campus Environment Task Force (Tim TILIK) of UI GreenMetric, held a workshop titled “Green Campus as Implementation of Sustainable Environment” from 27th to 28th July 2022. This event was held hybrid through Zoom and on-site at the 2nd Floor of the East Wing of the Prof. Public Lecture Building. Dr. Sardjito. M.P.H., UII Campus, Jogjakarta, Indonesia. This event was attended online by the Chairperson of the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M and the Indonesian National Coordinator of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, Prof. Dr. Ir. Ambariyanto. UII Rector Prof. Fathul Wahid, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D attended this meeting on-site and opened the event.   Dr. -Ing Ir. Ilya Fadjar Mahalika, M.A., IAI., delivering his session   The first speech was given by the Rector of the UII Prof. Fathul Wahid, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D. In his speech, he first explained about the history of the UII campus. Furthermore, discussing the concept of a green campus, there are two choices given. The first is that the green campus will only be framed as a kind of symbol or jargon, and the second is that the green campus is used as the basis for thinking about building a green culture. Prof. Fathul Wahid advised to choose the second option so that it is hoped that our horizon will expand so that we are not easily trapped. He also pointed out that with the first option, the horizon for a green campus will be narrowed, confined by public votes, rankings, and so on. The opening from Prof. Fathul Wahid was then followed by opening remarks from Prof. Dr. Ambariyanto as the Indonesian National Coordinator of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network (UIGWURN) and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari as the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric. The first day featured 6 speakers. The first speaker discussed the Green Campus: Infrastructure, Space, and Digitalization which was delivered by Dr.-Ing. Ir. Ilya Fadjar Maharika, M.A., IAI., Head of the Planning and Development Agency/Idea House/Sustainability Office, UII. The second speaker discussed the Application of Building Information Modeling in the Campus Environment which was delivered by Danang Adi Kresnata, ST. from the Office of the Management of Campus Facilities for the Waqf Foundation, the Islamic University of Indonesia. While the third speaker discussed Zero Waste Implementation in the Campus Environment, which was delivered by Aris Hartaman, ST., M.T. as Secretary of Green and Sustainability, Telkom University. The fourth speaker discussed the Implementation of Flora Conservation as a Strategy for Strengthening the Role of Green Campuses to Create a Comfortable, Beautiful, and Healthy Campus Environment. Dr. Ir. Amin Retnoningsih, M.Sc., as Head of the Technical Implementation Unit for Conservation Development, State University of Semarang. The fifth speaker discussed the Application of Green Building Features in Buildings at UII which was delivered by Ar.Tony Kunto Wibisono Ir.M.T. GP., Lecturer of the Department of Architecture,, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, UII. While the sixth speaker discussed UI GreenMetric, the Campus Environment and Infrastructure Team (TILIK), Spatial Planning and infrastructure at Indonesian Universities, which was delivered by Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T, MSc. Expert Member of Data, System, and IT, UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network.   Group photo at the end of the event on the second day   While the second day on July 28, 2022 was opened with remarks and the Opening of the Executive Secretary of UII, Dr. Raden Bagus Fajriya Hakim, S.Si., M.Sc. and Speech by the Vice Chair of the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings by Junaidi, M.A. After that, the second day featured group discussions on two topics, namely topic 1: Sharing good practices for planning, managing, and digitizing campus infrastructure. while topic 2: Sharing good practices in implementing the Green Building vision. This event was closed by the Vice Chancellor for Resources and Career Development UII Dr. Zaenal Arifin, M.Si and Chair of the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. It is hoped that with this workshop, it can become a discussion forum whose results can be implemented on their respective campuses.

The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Socialization for LLDIKTI III Indonesia was held on Monday 15 August 2022 at 08.00 WIB via Zoom meeting. This socialization also invited the Heads of LLDIKTI throughout Indonesia. The aim of this event was to spread the “virus” of sustainability throughout Indonesia in universities. Meanwhile, the agenda of this socialization event was to introduce UI GreenMetric and UI GreenCity Metric, which was followed by a discussion session. This socialization was guided by Sabrina Hikmah Ramadianti, S.Si, Program, Communication and Partnership Coordinator of UI GreenMetric as the master of ceremony (MC). The event was opened with remarks by Prof. Dr. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., MM. Chairperson of UIGM. In her remarks, Prof. RIri thanked and welcomed the Heads of LLDIKTI throughout Indonesia.   Prof. Dr. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., MM. Chairperson of UIGM delivering her session   In her speech, Prof. Riri explained that UI GreenMetric is currently having a GreenCity Metric program. Prof. Riri hopes that this program can be a forum for collaboration between universities and cities and can be used as a standard to be applied more broadly to create the sustainable cities and universities.   After that, the main event was continued by Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjoni, M.Arch., Ph.D, the Expert Member of UI GreenMetric, to explain the socialization of UI GreenMetric.   Dr Junaidi, Vice-Chair UIGM, lead the discussion   The next event is a discussion presented by Dr Junaidi, Vice-Chair of UIGM. Invited guests, especially the Higher Education Service Institution Region V Yogyakarta, said they were ready to support UI GreenMetric WUR. He hopes that the criteria can be arranged as concisely as possible so that it is easy when filling out and guidelines for the six criteria can be prepared.   Participants of the event

The 6th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric 2022 for Universities in Colombia, “A look at the ranking indicators and their relationship with the SDGs”, was held on Wednesday, 10 August 2022, at 7:30 AM local time via Zoom meeting. This workshop was hosted by 8 Colombian university (CES University, University of Antioch, University of Medellin, Pontifical Bolivarian University, National University, EAFIT University, Lasallian University, and EIA University). The target audiences for this workshop are working teams from universities that participate in the ranking of UI GreenMetric sustainability campuses as well as members of the academic community who are interested in environmental management issues, green and sustainable campuses or eco campuses. This workshop has a specific object discussing: Propose solutions to the challenges of meeting the SDGs, framed in the field of action the GreenMetric theme Identify the direct relationship of some of the GreenMetric form theme indicators with some of the goals of some of the SDGs Analyze issues that do not have completeness in all dimensions of sustainable development. Greetings and welcome to the workshop and presentation of the moments of the workshop from Lina Marcela Rozo León   The first speech at this event was delivered by Lina Marcela Rozo León, Coordinator of the Environmental Management System of EAFIT University. The second speech was delivered by Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric who discussed world university ranking and its projection towards the sustainable university and accompanied by Dr. Junaidi, Vice Chairperson of UI GreenMetric Ranking who also attended this event via a zoom meeting.   Dr Junaidi, Vicechairman of UI GreenMetric delivering his session about The ranking metric   In addition, there were remarks by representatives from each university organizers including Dr. Jaime Alberto Romero, professor of the Universidad del Bosque Dr. Freddy Franco, professor of the National University of Colombia who discussed the evolution and projection of ranking in Colombia. Dr. Ricardo Taborda Rios, Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Engineering of the EAFIT University discussed the Opening of the 6th National Workshop UI GM 2022. Dr. Mónica Pinilla Roncancio – Director of the Center for Sustainable Development for Latin America and the Caribbean (CODS) discussed the SDG Conference in Colombia. Edwin Andrés Mora Aristizabal, Environmental Professional University of Antioquia Daniel Valencia, Head of Sustainability EIA University also gave a speech at this event and the last one was closing which was closed by Juan Camilo Vélez Taborda, Unilasallist Teacher.

Jambi, 19 July 2022. UI GreenMetric held the National Workshop for Religious Islamic Higher Education (PTKI)  in Universitas Islam Negeri Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi (UIN Jambi) on 19 July 2022. The event was conducted online using the Zoom Meeting and Youtube live stream on UI GreenMetric YouTube channel. The main theme of this workshop was “Trans Integration as Universities’ Transformation For Achieving SDGs.” “Today, we encourage our colleagues at UIN Jambi to participate in online course collaboration with 7 countries and look up to Indonesian students who collaborated with students in Ecuador and Colombia despite the time zone differences. I congratulate and thank UIN Sultan Thaha, Mr. Su’aidi, Pak Bayu, and Ibu Rafikah for the efforts in arranging today’s workshop,” said the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. during her opening remarks.   The Rector of UIN Jambi, Prof. Dr. H. Su'aidi, M.A., Ph.D. in his speech explaining the paradigm of learning of UIN Jambi.   “UIN Jambi was awarded as the 20th most sustainable campus in Indonesia according to UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, on par with Bina Nusantara (Binus) and Telkom University. We also received an email from Times Higher Education World University,” said the Rector of Rector of UIN Jambi, Prof. Dr. H. Su'aidi, M.A., Ph.D. in his speech. He also gave insights regarding the learning paradigm at UIN Jambi. Assistant to the Governor of Jambi, Doktor Doni Iskandar, M.P. in his speech representing the Governor of Jambi regarding the Province’s effort in sustainable development.   The event was also attended by the Assistant to the Governor of Jambi, Dr. Doni Iskandar, M.P. “The accomplishment of SDGs requires collaborative work and participation of various stakeholders, including universities in Indonesia. Since 2017, Jambi itself has prioritized the green economy and sustainable development, therefore increasing economic output without degrading the environment,” said the assistant in his speech.   Expert Member of Data, System, and IT of UI GreenMetric, Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T, M. Sc., introducing UI GreenMetric to the audiences   In line with the previous speeches, the Expert Member of Data, System, and IT of UI GreenMetric, Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, M.T, M.Sc., introduced UI GreenMetric to the audience which covered its vision and missions, as well as its track records. UI GreenMetric Ranking is based on six indicators of sustainability that include setting and infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste management, water management, and education and research. These indicators are relevant to UN 17 points of SDGs. He also mentioned that UI GreenMetric World University Ranking is participated by 956 universities from around the globe as well as the trends among the participating universities. Lastly, Dr. Ruki declared the membership registration to join UI GreenMetric.   Rector of UIN Jambi, Prof. Dr. H. Su'aidi, M.A., Ph.D presenting the infrastructure of UIN Jambi and its sustainability.   Next, the moderator divided the workshop into 6 criterias, based on the indicators of UI Green Metrics World University Ranking. The first criteria, Setting and Infrastructure, was presented by the Rector of UIN Jambi, Prof. Dr. H. Su'aidi, M.A., Ph.D. He began the presentation with two verses of Al-Quran, Al-A’raf: 56 and Al-Baqarah: 205, which emphasize on nature conservation. He showed the construction plan of UIN Jambi, in which he stated that the buildings are going to be improved to meet the UI GreenMetric standards. He also mentioned that UIN Jambi has ring roads and a lake. UIN Jambi also has a plantation of beneficial plants. “On the side of the road we planted seeds such as durian and onions,” Prof. Su’aidi added. UIN Jambi has special facilities for handicapped people and open spaces for its students. He concluded that the developments of UIN Jambi are oriented toward long-term benefit not only to its civitas academica, but also for the greater good of the people and environment.    Smart Eco Campus Development Unit of Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Dr. Ir. Susi Agustina Wilujeng presenting the sources of energy in Indonesia and energy transition.   The second criteria, Energy and Climate Change, was presented by the Representative of Smart Eco Campus Development Unit of Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Dr. Ir. Susi Agustina Wilujeng. Dr. Susi explained that  climate change is happening due to the greenhouse effect accumulated from human activities and one of the main points of SGDs, and energy is one of the driving forces of climate change. She presented that there are gaps in energy consumption in poor and developed countries. She also mentioned that Indonesia is participating in the Paris Agreement, which binds the participating countries to reduce carbon emission. Indonesia also receives most of its energy supply from coal, which emits high volume of pollution as well as prone to accidents. “The risk of death and pollution from coal is very high, therefore energy transition toward renewables is a must. Moreover, the price of solar panels is decreasing annually,” she added.   During her presentation, Dr. Susi Wilujeng also mentioned ITS participation in promoting green campus. ITS has research centers for sustainable energy, infrastructure, and SGDs. ITS is also developing GESITS, an electric scooter made by its students. Various sustainable campus policies are enacted to lower energy usage, such as energy efficiency policies from its Rectors for procurements and projects. ITS also has 30 smart buildings that follow UI GreenMetric’s criteria and the home of various electric vehicle development and testing made by its students.   Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences of Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII), Prof. Riyanto, S.Pd., M.Si., Ph.D explaining the waste management system of FMIPA UII.   The third criteria, Waste Management, was presented by the Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences of Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII), Prof. Riyanto, S.Pd., M.Si., Ph.D. Waste itself can be defined as a byproduct of human activities. Some wastes can be categorized into toxic wastes or B3 that have higher toxicity and hazards. One of the examples of B3 wastes in campuses is laboratorium waste. During his presentation, Prof. Riyanto explained the importance of waste management in campuses and the steps to eliminate waste. Lastly, he mentioned UII Zero Waste, a program that transforms waste into energy, fertilizer and products.   Rector of UIN Raden Intan Lampung, Prof. Wan Jamaluddin Z., M.Ag. presenting the UIN Raden Lampung water management system.   The fourth criteria, Water Management, was presented after the first QnA session by the Rector of UIN Raden Intan Lampung, Prof. Wan Jamaluddin Z., M.Ag. Water is crucial for mankind and is mentioned in more than 50 verses in Al-Quran. UIN Raden Intan Lampung has 8 artificial lakes and 8000 biopores for water conservation and utilization. In addition UIN Raden Lampung has water recycling facilities and aquaponics.   Next, the fifth criteria, Transportation, was presented by Rector of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Prof. Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto M.P.,I.PM. Transportation itself is an activity of moving from one place to another. There are 5 factors of transportation such as humans, transport, roads, goods, and organization. Transportation is a growing concern for cities with universities because of the amounts of students and traffic around the campus. He also explained the urgency of transportation management and facts about transportation in Indonesia. The root of transportation problems in Indonesia is quite complex such as population boom, increasing demand for sustainable transport, and law upbringing. One of the concepts to solve these problems is sustainable transport. Basically, sustainable transport is a concept that not only solves short term problems, but also gives long term solutions.   Rector of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Prof. Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto M.P.,I.PM. explaining the transportation ecosystem in Indonesia.   Lastly, the sixth criteria, Education and Research, was presented by Planning Director of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Muhammad Sulaiman, S.T., M.T., D.Eng. UGM itself implements the Student Teacher Aesthetic Role Sharing (STAR) method to create an innovative learning environment. The advancement of technology also integrated concepts such as massive open online courses (MOOCS) and e-Learning Open for Knowledge Sharing (ELOK). During this presentation, he also explained UGM’s commitment to social projects such as kuliah kerja nyata (KKN).   Planning Director of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Muhammad Sulaiman, S.T., M.T., D.Eng. presenting the education system of UGM.   After the presentations from the speakers, the moderator opened a discussion session. Few participants raised their questions and opinions about the presentation. Shortly after, the moderator closes the workshop and thanks the participants for joining the workshop.

Depok, 21 July 2022. After 12 years of conducting UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, Universitas Indonesia (UI) announced the launching of UI GreenCityMetrics, a ranking of sustainable cities and districts in Indonesia. “The development of sustainability aspects is not only important for education institutions such as universities, but also for larger areas such as cities and districts. Therefore, UI GreenMetric as an index of sustainability for universities, innovated and adjusted its indicators on sustainability, making them applicable for cities and districts in Indonesia in the form of UI GreenCityMetric,” said the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari,M.M., M.Sc., during the “Announcement and Awarding of UI GreenCityMetric Rankings 2022” on Thursday (21/07).   Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, delivering her opening remarks   Prof. Riri also stated that the ranking of sustainable cities and districts is based on three aspects, notably environmental, economy, and social aspects, which are represented in six indicators, such as spatial planning and infrastructure (16%), climate change and energy (19%), waste management and disposal (19%), water management (15%), mobility and access (16%), and governance (15%). “UI GreenCityMetric strives to be a platform to observe sustainability issues in cities and districts in Indonesia. Hopefully, local and central governments in Indonesia can start seeing sustainability issues as a focal and major concern.” the chairperson explained.   Prof. Riri Fitri Sari awarding the Mayor of Semarang, Hendrar Prihadi, for the most sustainable city and districts in Indonesia.   Based on the ranking of UI GreenCityMetric 2022, City of Semarang, Central Java is nominated as the best sustainable city in Indonesia; followed by City of Kediri, East Java in the second ranking; and City of Padang, West Sumatra in the third. UI GreenCityMetric also nominated six awards for best performing cities/districts in each UI GreenCityMetric indicator.   Prof. Riri Fitri Sari with the representatives of the most sustainable cities/districts awardees   Firstly, the most sustainable city for spatial planning and infrastructure category is  awarded to the City of Semarang, Central Java. Second, the most sustainable city in terms of energy and climate change category was awarded to the City of Parepare, South Sulawesi. Third, the most sustainable city for waste management and disposal was awarded to the City of Madiun, East Java. Next, the most sustainable city for water management was awarded to the City of Padang, West Sumatera. Lastly, the most sustainable city for governance was awarded to the City of Kediri, East Java. The full ranking of UI GreenCityMetric can be accessed in:   Assistant to the Minister of Home Affair, Togap Simangunsong (top left); Director General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology of Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Ir. Nizam (top right); Executive Director of APEKSI, Alwis Rustam (bottom left); Assistant of the Minister of National Development Planning, Dr. Vivi Yulaswati (bottom right);   The announcement was attended by  the Assistant of the Minister of Home Affair for Society and Organizational Relations, Togap Simangunsong; Head Secretary of National SGDs, Assistant of the Minister of National Development and Planning for Social and Poverty Eradication, Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc.; Director General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology of Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.; Executive Director of Association of Urban Government of Indonesia (APEKSI), Alwis Rustam, M.Int.Dev; University Secretary of UI, dr. Agustin Kusumayati, M.Sc., Ph.D.; Mayor of Semarang, Hendrar Prihadi; Mayor of Kediri, Abdullah Abu Bakar;  Mayor of Padang Hendri Septa, B.Bus (acc), MIB; Mayor of Madiun Drs. H. Maidi ,SH, MM, M.Pd; Mayor of Parepare, Dr. Taufan Pawe, SH.,MH; Mayor of Padang Sidempuan Irsan Efendi Nasution, SH; and lastly the board of leaders and state peripherals of cities/districts in Indonesia. The announcement was held in Balai Sidang Universitas Indonesia, Depok Campus and was aired on the UI Official YouTube Channel.   In the opening remark, University Secretary of UI who represented the Rector of UI, dr. Agustin Kusumayati, M.Sc., Ph.D., appreciated the cities and districts in Indonesia that actively participated in developing green and sustainable cities using UI GreenMetric indicators.   University Secretary of UI, Dr. Agustin Kusumayati, delivering her opening remark   “In its first year, UI GreenCityMetric is participated by 34 cities/districts from 16 provinces, which is a good achievement for promoting more sustainable cities/districts in Indonesia. We hope that more cities and districts could participate in future UI GreenCityMetric rankings to push Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 in Indonesia,” dr. Agustin Kusumayati said.   UI GreenMetrics Vice-Chair of Program, Communication, and Partnership, Dr. Junaidi, S.S., MA  delivering his speech   As the awardee of the best sustainable city, one of the uniqueness of Semarang lies in the wastewater management process called IPAL MBBR (Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor) that is similar to Activated Sludge but with a mix of suspended medium. The organic wastewater management in Semarang could produce compost fertilizer using baskets, water containers, Takakura, biopores, and eco-enzymes.   Meanwhile, Kediri was awarded as the best in the access and mobility due to its public transportation system which is specially designed for elderly and handicapped citizens. In addition to that, Kediri also provides bike lanes in the streets. The third best city, Padang, is one of the best cities in terms of water management with its programs on water conservation and reusable water utilization.   Prof. Riri Fitri Sari and Dr. Agustin Kusumayati awarded the Mayor of Kediri, Abdullah Abu Bakar.   UI GreenCityMetric is an initiative from UI GreenMetric that ranks various cities/districts in Indonesia based on their commitments and acts on promoting sustainability. Not only limited to promotion and raising awareness, UI GreenCityMetric also aims to encourage citizens to support every act of developing sustainable and implementation of green cities with an endorsement from ministries of the Republic of Indonesia.

The 4th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for French Universities was held on April 5th, 2022, from 9:00 – 16:00 local Paris time. Held by OMNES Education, this event was held on-site at Michel Campus, OMNES Education, Paris, and was opened by Mathias Emmerich, the President of OMNES Education, and José Milano, the Managing Director of OMNES Education. Using the theme of Pedagogy and Ecological Economics, this event also serves as a chance to introduce UI GreenMetric World University Rankings to French universities.   Figure 1. Prof. Riri Fitri Sari presenting about UI GreenMetric at The 4th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for French Universities   Figure 2. Junaidi, M.A presenting about UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network at The 4th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for French Universities   The event consisted of two round tables of discussion. The first discussion brought up the theme “Which educational models should we apply in managing the ecological transition?”, which was an opportunity for gathering feedback from teachers and practitioners who have included the issues of ecological transformation in their teaching. The discussion focused on innovative institutes, chairs, and other partnership projects that have succeeded in combining multidisciplinary research, responsible practices, and specialized training. Led by journalist Thibault Lieurade, this round of discussion features participation from Ecological Accointing Chair by Alexandre Rambaud (AgroPariTech), Green Incubation by Gerald Cohen (University of Haute Alsace), Social Entrepreneurship by Bruno Humbert (La Ruche), Green Business Week by Serge Guérin (INSEEC Grande Ecole), EDUCating for Positive Management by Béatric Bellini (University of Nanterre) and Catherine Kuszla (OMNES Education), E-mobility Collaborative OnLine International Learning by Mary de Gendre (ESCE), and Eco-innovation Management by Isabelle Nicolaï (CentraleSupélec) and Julien Pilot (OMNES Education).   Figure 3. Discussion session at The 4th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for French Universities The second discussion round brought up the theme “Why is training for the ecological transition important?”, which focused on Lifelong Learning with innovative training managers, executives, and company heads from different sectors of activity who have chosen training in ecological transition to support their professional transition project or to face the new challenges of their profession. Led by Professor Sylvie Faucheux, this round features participation of Fabrice Lipinski (Operations Manager of èhôtels-lyon group), Marie-Amélie Sagazan (Manager of SARL, Florence Pontlevoy (Head of Department of Assiteaux), Aida Cisse (Data Center Project Manager), Martin O’Connor (Université Paris-Saclay), and Arnaud Berger (Mob-ion, Energiga and Essec). The 4th National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for French Universities was concluded at 15:45 local Paris time.

UI GreenMetric for 12 years has conducted a ranking program for world universities based on six categories, which include setting and infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste management, water management, transportation, and education and research. UI GreenMetric has a solid commitment to become a global platform for universities to play an active role in overcoming the environmental challenges facing the world today. Sustainability are considered important not only for educational institutions such as universities, but also very important for wider coverage areas such as regencies/cities. UI GreenMetric, as a university ranking in the field of sustainability, carried out innovation and adjustment of indicators so that assessments related to sustainability can also be carried out for Regencies/Cities in Indonesia through UI GreenCityMetric. UI GreenCityMetric is hoped to emerge to be a leap frog programs at the local government at the Regency/City on the sustainability issues. In addition, the UI GreenCityMetric will also evaluate the efforts that the government and the community have made to improve sustainability issues in the related regencies/cities. Therefore, UI GreenCityMetric created an event, "Information Session about UI GreenCityMetrics Rangkings for Regencies/Cities in Indonesia" from January 25th, 2022 to January 27th, 2022, virtually with a total of 78 participating regencies/cities in Indonesia during the three days event. The event was inaugurated with the opening remarks by Dr. Drs. Safrizal ZA., M.Si (Director General of Regional Administration of the Ministry of Home Affairs) and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc, (Chairperson of UI GreenMetric).   Figure 1. Dr. Safrizal ZA, M.Si delivering his speech   In his speech, Dr. Drs. Safrizal ZA., M.Si stated that urban areas in Indonesia continue to grow with an average growth of 4.1% per year, faster than cities in other Asian countries. The increasing growth of the population living in urban areas provides economic opportunities and vertical mobility. Meanwhile, the surge in urbanization due to uncontrolled urban development will result in urban sprawl. These cities grew beyond administrative boundaries. The occupancy of productive land and even protected areas around urban centers are used for residential development or built-up land and industrial land that supports urban areas. The growth of urban areas, which is not accompanied by the fulfillment of essential urban services such as housing, drinking water, sanitation, and public transportation, has caused negative externalities that impact livability. Cities will experience environmental quality degradation, threat of disaster, clean water crisis, declining air quality, local food security crisis, and in general, it will cause ecosystem damage. Urban area management must be carried out through sustainable development to minimize these negative factors, conceptually and operationally. Sustainable development has three mutually sustainable pillars, economic development, social development, and environmental development. The three pillars are symmetrically proportional to the implementation of the UI GreenCityMetric. “UI GreenCityMetric will be able to strengthen and together to realize the implementation of the Government Regulation on Urban. UI GreenCityMetric eventually can also be a reference for elaborating cities in Indonesia related to environmental issues, sustainable development, innovation, and collaboration."   Figure 2. Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc delivering his speech   In her speech, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc, stated that the UI GreenCityMetric event to Regencies/Cities was based on the background that for 12 years UI GreenMetric had ramkes, ranking universities in the world in terms of sustainability. The GreenMetric network impact in which everyone have the opportunity to learn and share their experience. It is seen that the leadership continues to monitor the development and implementation of the categories and six indicators in UI GreenMetric. So, for Indonesia, we think this is the best moment for us to learn together based on the international standards we have previously established to create smart, resilient, sustainable cities capable of providing support for good health and prosperity for all. With this background, we hope that all can create environmentally friendly and responsible cities to ensure that everyone can follow the latest standards in realizing prosperity and sustainable development goals that can be recognized by empowering smart cities, responsible and resilient cities. "Hopefully, with today's event and discussion sessions, it will eventually lead to the realization of all of our collaborations to ensure and realize that our cities will become advanced, modern cities that we can pass on to our next generation in good condition and capable of supporting a decent and dignified life.” The participating 78 regencies/cities the event were divided into 3 days. The first day (January 25th, 2022) was attended by 32 regencies/cities consisting of 29 cities and 3 regencies, including Cilegon City; South Tangerang City; Yogyakarta City; Banjar City; Bekasi City; Bogor City; Cimahi City; Cirebon City; Depok City; Tasikmalaya City; Magelang City; Pekalongan City; Salatiga City; Semarang City; Surakarta City; Tegal City; Batu City; Blitar City; Kediri City; Madiun City; Malang City; Mojokerto City; Pasuruan City; Probolinggo City; City of Surabaya; Bitung City; Manado City; Tomohon City; Denpasar City; Badung Regency; Gianyar Regency and Tabanan Regency.   Figure 3. Participants on the first day   In the second day (January 26th, 2022), 23 cities and 2 regencies participated, including Banda Aceh City; Langsa City; Subulussalam City; Jambi City; Pangkalpinang City; Batam City; Bandar Lampung City; Pekanbaru City; Padang City; Padangpanjang City; Pariaman City; Payakumbuh City; Solok City; Lubuklinggau City; Pagar Alam City; Palembang City; Prabumulih City; Binjai City; Gunungsitoli City; Medan city; Padangsidempuan City; Tanjungbalai City; Tebing Tinggi City; Semarang Regency and Kendal Regency. Figure 4. Participants on the second day   Meanwhile, the last event on January 27th, 2022 was attended by 17 cities and 4 regencies consisting of Mataram City; Pontianak City; Banjarbaru City; Banjarmasin City; Palangkaraya City; Balikpapan City; Bontang City; Samarinda City; Tarakan City; Makassar city; Parepare City; Baubau City; Tual City; Jayapura City; Sorong City; South Jakarta Administrative City; East Jakarta Administrative City; Minahasa Regency; North Minahasa Regency; West Tulang Bawang Regency and Demak Regency. After the opening remarks, the event was then continued with the presentation of the UI GreenCityMetric Rankings by a different speaker every day, subsequently by Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjono, M.Arch., Ph.D. ; Dr. Nyoman Suwartha, S.T., M.T., M.Agr and Junaidi, M.A. The three speakers explained UI GreenCityMetric, the context adopted by UI GreenCityMetric, the relationship between categories and indicators from UI GreenCityMetric, and the Sustainable Development Goals; methodology, indicators, and assessments in UI GreenCityMetric. In addition, the steps related to filling out the UI GreenCityMetric online questionnaire and several things that must be considered in filling out the questionnaire are also explained. At the end of the session, a discussion session and question and answer session were held between the speakers anparticipants. Figure 5. Participants on the third day   "Sosialisasi UI GreenCityMetric Rankings Untuk Kabupaten/Kota di Indonesia" received a positive response from Regencies/Cities. They were very interested and enthusiastic to support this UI GreenCityMetric. They also hope that the UI GreenCityMetric will remain consistent and sustainable every year. UI GreenCityMetric will also support regions in implementing the SDGs and a network of inter-city and inter-provincial collaboration to create a sustainable environment and will be a comprehensive evaluation method.

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.

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