The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Polytechnics in Indonesia was held in a hybrid format from September 11th to 12th, 2023. This event was hosted by Politeknik Negeri Malang (Polinema) and served as a platform for UI GreenMetric and Polinema to inspire other polytechnics in Indonesia to embrace sustainable practices, in alignment with UI GreenMetric's mission. The workshop commenced with a warm welcome from Ir. Supriatna Adhisuwignjo, S.T., M.T., the Director of Polinema. He emphasized the crucial role of UI GreenMetric in supporting higher education institutions in their sustainability efforts. Following this, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, delivered opening remarks, expressing gratitude to Polinema for hosting the National Workshop of UI GreenMetric. She hoped that the event would serve as an inspiration for other polytechnics to follow in the footsteps of institutions that have achieved sustainable campuses and actively participated in UI GreenMetric rankings. Ir. Supriatna Adhisuwignjo, S.T., M.T., Director of Polinema Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric After the opening remarks, the workshop proceeded with a presentation by the Director of Polinema himself. He elaborated on the management of education at his institution and its connection to a sustainable curriculum, events, and projects. He also highlighted several student activity units and start-ups that promote sustainability. Presentation by Ir. Supriatna Adhisuwignjo, S.T., M.T., Director of Polinema The workshop continued with a presentation by the next speaker, representing Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM). Prof. Dr. Ir. Sujono, M.Kes, discussed energy and climate change management at UMM and the university's achievements in UI GreenMetric rankings. Presentation by Prof. Dr. Ir. Sujono, M.Kes., Representative of UMM Following Prof. Dr. Ir. Sujono's presentation, Mr. M. Sailendra, S.T., M.T., a representative of the Mayor of Malang and an expert staff in the field of economy and finance in the City of Malang, took the stage. He provided a comprehensive explanation of how Malang has developed regulations and policies related to climate change and environmental issues, with a particular focus on waste management. He also highlighted Malang's support for a circular and sustainable economy. Presentation by Mr. M. Sailendra, S.T., M.T., Representative of Mayor of Malang The concluding presentation was delivered by Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., who serves as the Vice-chair of Program, Communication, and Partnership of UI GreenMetric. During his presentation, he provided a comprehensive and detailed overview of UI GreenMetric, covering its network, questionnaire, and the step-by-step tutorial for submitting data. Presentation by Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-chair of Program, Communication and Partnership of UI GreenMetric Throughout the initial day of the workshop, an enthusiastic and deeply engaged participants, including experts and esteemed academics from polytechnics in Indonesia, shared their distinctive viewpoints and experiences. These contributions enriched the discussions centered around advancing campus sustainability endeavors. As a part of the workshop's wrap-up, on the second day, participants were invited to partake in a campus tour and field trip to the Supiturang Landfill in the City of Malang. Supiturang Landfill Visitation (left) and Polinema Campus Tour (right) Our aspiration for this workshop is to serve as a conduit that fosters meaningful collaborations among UI GreenMetric participants representing a diverse array of polytechnics across Indonesia. We hope this meeting not only as a platform for giving a fresh insights and knowledge into the continued progress of UI GreenMetric but also as a beginning of innovative perspectives. Gallery: Written by: Yovita Yiwananda Yamin, S.Hum., M.Si.
Banyuwangi International Cultural Heritage and Community Services 2023 UI GreenMetric held an International Cultural Heritage and Community Services this year in Banyuwangi Regency, East Java, Indonesia, in collaboration with the Faculty of Science and Technology, Airlangga University. This event was held from September 7 until September 9, 2023. The participants of this event are lecturers from various countries who have registered for the GLACIAL (Global Citizenship Conference of Airlangga) 2023 event, along with UIGM participants and Airlangga University Lecturers. Airlangga University Lecturers, UIGM Representatives, and other participants The workshop is the main event on the first day of the program. However, prior to this, Dr. Fatmawati, M.Si., Vice-Dean III, and Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, delivered an inspiring opening speech for all the attendees. A key point emphasized in the speech was the belief that many attendees could become leaders in sustainability, positively impacting our community and daily lives. The event will likely lead to collaborative programs and efforts toward finding solutions to sustainability challenges. Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric The first keynote Speaker of the workshop, Prof. Win Darmanto, M.Si., Ph.D., brought up the theme "Community Empowerment in Urban Area through Life on Land Aspect: Best Practices.” From what was presented, the One Health concept is about bringing up the four big pillars: human health, plant health, animal health, and environmental health. He highlighted that the indicator of health is not just physical but also from aspect mental, physiology, genetics, and lifestyle. Prof. Win Darmanto, M.Si., Ph.D During the event, Susy Katikana Sebayang, S.P., M.Sc., Ph.D., delivered an excellent keynote speech on the theme "Best Practice for Improvement Sustainability Campus" in the SIKIA-UNAIR Banyuwangi Regency. She discussed some of the successful initiatives that SIKIA-UNAIR had implemented in the past, such as the zero-waste movement through coastal health, eco-brick greenhouse construction, marine ecosystem preservation, optimization of turtle conservation, and coastal vegetation through the empowerment of the Santen Island tourism group in Karangrejo Village. In addition, she also spoke about human resource development, which increased the productivity of the sustainable local chicken farming business and environmental health in PPDKN in Ringintelu Village, and training in fish and environmental health management, which helped raise the productivity of fish farmers in Genteng district. Susy Katikana Sebayang, S.P., M.Sc., Ph.D During the workshop, another three different speakers presented on topics related to sustainable community development. The third speaker was Prof. Dr. Dra. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, M.Si., who discussed the idea of Sustainable International Community Development. Following her, the fourth speaker of the event, Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-chair of the Program, Communication, and Partnership of UI GreenMetric, spoke on the topic of Community Development for the Sustainability Campus. Finally, Audi Hamim Zaidan, M.Si, Ph.D., the last speaker, presented an interesting topic called Community Services in Coastal Area towards SDGs. Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., the Vice-chair of the Program, Communication, and Partnership of UI Greenmetric Audi Hamim Zaidan, M.Si, Ph.D On September 8, 2023, the Community Service or Pengmas team from the UI GreenMetric Network started the day with a curriculum work plan meeting for KKN-MBKM. During this meeting, the Pengmas team formulated a framework for the Multidisciplinary Approach Community Development (MACD) program, which aims to apply knowledge and experience, enhance public understanding of related issues, foster creativity and problem-solving skills, and promote the sharing of local culture among students. The program's theme is undoubtedly related to the six indicators of UI GreenMetric: energy, clean water, liquid and solid waste management, landscaping and infrastructure, and transportation. Curriculum work meeting for KKN-MBKM with the Community Service team from UI GreenMetric Network On the final day of the event, which took place on September 9, 2023, lecturers from Airlangga University traveled to Santen Island to release sea tutle hatchlings and have discussion sessions. The event concluded with a closing speech given by SIKIA Director, and UI GreenMetric. Gallery: Live stream available on UI GreenMetric's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/live/oNPMDjpE3vY?feature=share Written by: Nadhira Rahmani Zulkarnain & Yovita Yiwananda Yamin S.Hum., M.Si
On September 7, 2023, the Regional Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Ranking for Universities in ASEAN was hosted by Mahidol University, Thailand. The event began with opening remarks from the university's President, Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D. This was followed by an opening speech from Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric. 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. Live stream available on UI GreenMetric's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/live/CBSwY-YnTQc?feature=share Written by: Nadhira Rahmani Zulkarnain & Yovita Yiwananda Yamin S.Hum., M.Si
The 3rd National Student Leaders On Sustainability Meeting 2023: Innovation, Impacts, and Future Direction of Sustainable Universities UI GreenMetric launched the 3rd National Student Leaders on Sustainability Meeting (NSLSM) on September 5, 2023. The event occurred at the Bale Santika Auditorium in Padjajaran University, Bandung, and Jatinangor. A total of 43 universities and 74 students from across Indonesia participated in this event. The existence of this agenda is in line with the implementation of the second thematic priority of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, which is Creating Global Sustainability Leaders. Speakers and Student Representatives Dr. Teguh Husodo, S.Si., M.Si., the chief executive of the event, gave the opening greeting. This was followed by greetings from the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc. They emphasized that the young generation is the leading agent of change and has the power to shape the future of sustainability according to their social conditions. They also highlighted that we are the only ones who can control our future. Dr. Teguh Husodo, S.Si., M.Si., Chief Executive of the 3rd National Student Leaders on Sustainability Meeting Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric During the event, Prof. Dr. Ir. Hendarmawan, M.Sc., the Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation at Padjajaran University, extended greetings on behalf of the rector. He emphasized the importance of using our creative ideas, actions, and abilities to make a positive impact on the environment. Prof. Dr. Ir. Hendarmawan, M.Sc., Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation at Padjajaran University At a recent event, Aghni al Ghifari, who leads the Environmental Department of BEM KEMA UNPAD, delivered a Declaration of Commitment to Protect the Environment. The audience then participated in a thumbprint session, symbolizing their dedication to sustainability. Padjajaran University also expressed gratitude to UI Greenmetric by presenting them with souvenirs. Aghni al Ghifari, Head of the Environmental Department of BEM KEMA UNPAD The Speakers and Participants During the first session, Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., the Vice-chair of the Program, Communication, and Partnership of UI Greenmetric, introduced the concept of UI Greenmetric and the role of the younger generation in promoting sustainability. The key takeaway from the discussion was we can inspire others toward sustainability through various objectives such as social media, workshops, and other activities. UI GreenMetric provides an excellent platform for taking action toward sustainability. Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., the Vice-chair of the Program, Communication, and Partnership of UI Greenmetric During the event, Umi Karomah Y., S.E., M.Econ.St. from the National Research and Innovation Agency spoke about transitioning towards a Circular Economy. She explained that resources, raw materials, and finished products are retained, reused, and recycled for as long as possible in a Circular Economy. The aim is to reduce waste and follow the pattern of nature. This innovative and revolutionary concept offers maximum value from using products and materials. She emphasized that this concept provides excellent potential for creating a sustainable future. In the same vein, the Vice-Rector of Research and Innovation of Padjajaran University, Prof. Dr. Ir. Hendarmawan, M.Sc., emphasized Padjajaran University's commitment to sustainable practices. These include reducing the use of paper and plastic, implementing organic and inorganic waste management, and proper sewage disposal. He also noted that by participating in UI GreenMetric, Padjajaran University is further encouraged to improve its sustainability ranking. Umi Karomah Y., S.E., M.Econ.St. and Prof. Dr. Ir. Hendarmawan, M.Sc. The second session commenced with a remarkable conversation on sustainability, approached from an investment perspective. Alfred Boediman, Ph.D., Co-founder and partner of Jawara Ventures, led the discussion. He highlighted that in the investment industry, it's not just about concepts but also about the competencies and abilities of individuals. Therefore, they focus on investing in promising individuals from universities, communities, and beyond. During this session, the second speaker, Michelle Azista, M.Si., CEO of PT Amorina Kirana Adiwarna, discussed sustainability in the cosmetic industry. The speaker highlighted the importance of understanding that change can be challenging at times, but it is essential to remember that it will happen eventually. The speakers received certificates and souvenirs as a token of appreciation for participating in the final session. Dr. Asep Mulyana, M.C.E. (Moderator), Alfred Boediman, Ph.D., Co-founder and partner of Jawara Ventures, and Michelle Azista, M.Si., CEO of PT Amorina Kirana Adiwarna Certificates and Souvenirs Bestowal The next day, the event started at the Ekoriparian Leuwi at Padjajaran University on September 6, 2023. During the session, Joko Kusmoro, Drs., M.P., introduced the participants to the Arboretum of Padjajaran University. The students also participated in a green movement activity where they planted trees in a specific area. To wrap up the day, the students went on a campus tour of the entire Padjajaran University. Gallery: Live stream available on Padjajaran University's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/live/hKengMcNUwI?si=ZoBAZ1msmSTCdw4n Written by: Nadhira Rahmani Z. & Yovita Yiwananda Yamin, S.Hum., M.Si.
On August 25, 2023, the UI GreenMetric Instagram account hosted an Instagram Live Discussion to celebrate International Youth Day. Yovita Yiwananda, a Social Media and Communication Specialist at UI GreenMetric, moderated the event. The discussion was graced by esteemed speakers, including Maurice Efroza, the CEO and Founder of GP-Tech SC-UI, Maike Lorenz, an Environment Councilor at the German Embassy in Indonesia, and Jasmine Savitri, a climate activist and a representative from Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. In addition to the previously discussed theme, this live discussion focused on how the young generation can do their role as pioneers by using social media and other platforms to create a broader movement for climate change issues. Maike Lorentz, the Environment Councilor at the German Embassy in Indonesia, has identified a significant issue affecting the younger generation - the absence of climate and environmental law in their educational program. Additionally, only a few students place importance on climate concerns. It is crucial to reassess the curriculum and ensure that environmental and climate actions are given the necessary attention they deserve. According to Maurice Efroza, we as a young generation need to collaborate with the stakeholders, government, community, and a multitude of institutions to increase awareness towards sustainability and climate change. “The main concern that we face on climate change issues in the young generation is we don’t have a platform to contribute, vocalize, and implement our innovation toward climate change. In most cases, the youth have ideas and innovation to do something correlated with sustainability or climate change. Still, they don’t know how to do it, or they don’t have a platform to share their ideas toward what matters”, said Jasmine. UI GreenMetric supports the younger generation by providing students and universities with the opportunity to participate in sustainability efforts. Some of our programs, the Online Course on Sustainability 2023, allow students to collaborate with 31 universities in total across the globe. Additionally, the National Student Leader on Sustainability Meeting 2023, hosted by Universitas Padjadjaran in September, is another chance for students to get involved in sustainability efforts. As members of the younger generation living in the digital age, we have the power to utilize social media and other technological platforms to create a larger movement in promoting and sharing information regarding climate action. Using social media, we can raise awareness and reach a wider audience, ultimately coming together to positively impact what is important to us. Working together, we have the power to build a better tomorrow by embracing sustainable practices in our everyday lives. Let's take the first step towards positive change today! Streaming Live on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CwXsO8MMsae/?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Documentation Written by: Nadhira Rahmani Z. & Yovita Yiwananda Yamin S.Hum., M.Si
The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Universities in Indonesia took place in a hybrid format from August 9th to 10th, 2023. Hosted by Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), this workshop brought together UI GreenMetric and ITERA to inspire other universities in Indonesia to adopt sustainable practices, aligning with UI GreenMetric's mission. This event also aligned with UI GreenMetric's first theme, "Shaping on Solutions to Sustainability Challenges." The workshop began with a warm welcome from Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Pugeg Aryantha, ITERA's Rector. Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric, and Prof. Ambariyanto, M.Sc., UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network (UIGWURN)-Indonesia Coordinator, also shared their insights. Welcoming Speech from Rector of ITERA Welcoming Speech from Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric Welcoming Speech from UIGWURN-Indonesia Coordinator The first day delved into the progress of UIGWURN-Indonesia and discussed plans for 2024. This discussion ignited enthusiasm among universities to organize events that resonate with UI GreenMetric's priorities: shaping, creating, and partnering. The outcomes included: National Workshop on UI GreenMetric 2024, hosted by Universitas Tanjung Pura Workshop UI GreenMetric 2024 for the Central Part of Indonesia, hosted by Institut Teknologi Kalimantan Workshop on Scientific Writing, hosted by Universitas Airlangga Workshop UI GreenMetric 2024 for the Western Part of Indonesia, hosted by Institut Teknologi Batam Campus Waste Solution Team, hosted by UIN Mataram Infrastructure and Campus Environment, hosted by UNILA Energy and Climate Change, hosted by Universitas Negeri Malang Universitas Gadjah Mada's intention to host the next event (to be confirmed). UPN Veteran Yogyakarta's interest in hosting the "Partnering" event (to be confirmed) Presentation from UIGWURN-Indonesia Coordinator To wrap up the day, Governor Mr. Arinal Djunaidi hosted a delightful dinner. His encouraging words resonated, motivating universities to intensify their journey towards sustainability. Gala Dinner Bestowal of UI GreenMetric Plaque Bestowal of Governor of Lampung Plaque Subsequently, the second day commenced with a dance performance and a report from the Chairman of the Event, Mr. David R. Nangas, S.T., M.T., this was followed by speeches by Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Pugeg Aryantha, Rector of ITERA, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, and Mr. Kusnardi, Assistant 2 of Lampung Province. The official proceedings were inaugurated with the symbolic striking of a gong by Prof. Nyoman, accompanied by Prof. Riri and Mr. Kusnardi, followed by a group photo with the workshop participants. Dance Performance Report from Head of Committee Team of National Workshop Opening Speech from Rector of ITERA Opening Speech from Chairperson of UI GreenMetric Opening Speech from Assistance 2 of Lampung Province Opening Ceremony Group Photo The event progressed with the presentation of Session I by Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.D., Acting Director-General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology, conducted in an online format. After Prof. Nizam's presentation, the event transitioned to a coffee break, accompanied by the presentation of Session II by Dr. Junaidi regarding the Explanation of UI GreenMetric and UI GWURN, UI GreenMetric Indicators and Questionnaire, and Prof. Ambariyanto's presentation on UIGWURN - Indonesia. Session 1: Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.D. Session II: Dr. Djunaidi, S.S., M.A. Session II: Prof. Ambariyanto, M.Sc. Before concluding Session II, Prof. Dr. Garuda Wiko, S.H., M.Si., Rector of Universitas Tanjung Pura, joined via Zoom to announce his university to be the host of the National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for Universities in Indonesia in the following year (2024). Announcement of Next Host for National Workshop Following the conclusion of Session II, the signing of the Declaration of UI GreenMetric Membership took place. The universities that signed the declaration included: Institut Teknologi Batam Universitas Islam Negeri Mataram Politeknik Perkeretaapian Indonesia Madiun Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta Universitas Widyatama Universitas Pelita Harapan Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Maulana Hassanudin Banten The Signing of the Declaration of Membership At exactly 11:00 AM local time, the event proceeded with the planting and inauguration of ITERA’S climbing plants at the ITERA Campus Location, led by the Rector of ITERA and participated in by all attendees. Planting of ITERA’S Climbing Plants After recess, the event then proceeded with the presentation of Session III material, which took place concurrently in two different rooms, namely rooms 3A and 3B. The session in room 3A discussed topics related to Infrastructure Management and Planning, Energy and Climate Change, and Waste Management, moderated by Dr. Eng. Rendy Perdana Khidmat, S.Pd., M.Eng, and featured three presenters: Dr. Karnaji, S.Sos., M.Si., Director of Logistics, Security, Order, and Environment at Universitas Airlangga: Infrastructure Management and Planning Dr. Ir. Radian, M.S., Vice Rector I of Universitas Tanjungpura: Energy and Climate Change Management Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Pugeg Aryantha, Rector of Institut Teknologi Sumatera: Waste Management Room 3A Situation Meanwhile, the session in room 3B covered topics related to Water Management, Transportation, Education, and Research, moderated by Dr. Eng. Ir. IB Ilham Malik, ST., M.T, IPM. The session featured three presenters: Dr. Ofik Taufik Purwadi, ST, MT, Chair of the Water and Sanitation Management Board at Universitas Lampung: Water Management Dr. Eng. Heriansyah Putra, S.Pd., M.Eng., Institut Pertanian Bogor: Transportation Management Supriatna Adhisuwignjo, ST., MT., Director of Politeknik Negeri Malang: Education Management Room 3B Situation During the second day of the workshop, participants who were both passionate and actively involved, including experts and scholars, shared their distinct viewpoints and personal encounters. This greatly enhanced the dialogues concerning endeavors towards sustainable campuses. Their combined engagement not only heightened the pool of shared insights but also nurtured a profound dedication and accountability to tackle the pressing issues of our era. The second day's schedule concluded with Prof. Nyoman and Prof. Riri delivering closing remarks, the bestowal of UI GreenMetric plaques to both ITERA and vice versa, and the ceremonial striking of the closing gong. As a part of the workshop's wrap-up, participants were invited to embark on a Campus Tour, exploring the fascinating Integrated Waste and Agro Center (IWACI) and the ITERA Botanical Garden. Campus Tour to IWACI (Integrated Waste and Agro Center) Campus Tour to ITERA Botanical Garden From the 2023 National UI GreenMetric Workshop for Universities in Indonesia, we aspire for this event to serve as a bridge connecting fruitful collaborations among UI GreenMetric participants hailing from diverse universities spanning across Indonesia. It's our hope that this gathering not only provides a platform for fresh insights and knowledge to invigorate UI GreenMetric's progress but also becomes a reservoir of new perspectives. Our gratitude extends to the the Rector and the sustainability team at ITERA, as well as to all the participants. Your unwavering spirit in propelling sustainability advancements and the valuable input shared with us, the UI GreenMetric team, and all those who contributed to the success of this event, is deeply appreciated. Live Streaming on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/live/n_65FZtVGas?feature=share
The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Islamic Universities in Indonesia, hosted by Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY), was held in a hybrid format from 26th to 27th July 2023. This collaborative event between UI GreenMetric and UMY, one of the best Islamic universities in Indonesia, has provided a breath of fresh air and motivation for other Islamic universities to follow UI GreenMetric's path in achieving sustainable university practices. It also represents the third Thematic Priority of UI GreenMetric, "Partnering on Solutions to Sustainability Challenges." The first day commenced with an opening prayer and a welcoming speech from the Rector of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, MP., IPM., ASEAN Eng. This was followed by opening remarks from Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, and the exchange of souvenirs. Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, MP., IPM Prof. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc. Exchange of Souvenirs The core of the workshop revolved around enlightening presentations given by distinguished speakers from various universities and stakeholders. The first session began with M. Denny Silaban, S.Si., M.T., representing Ir. Sigit Reliantoro, M.Sc, from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, as the keynote speaker, emphasizing the importance of sustainability, especially among universities. His presentation highlighted the role of the government in supporting sustainability efforts through innovation and community partnerships in higher education. M. Denny Silaban, S.Si., M.T. The next session was moderated by Jasmine Savitri, S.IP., M.Cp., and started with Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric for Program, Communication, and Partnership, who introduced UI GreenMetric, its indicators, and questionnaire. He encouraged Islamic universities to actively contribute to sustainable development efforts. Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A. Jasmine Savitri, S.IP., M.Cp. Following Dr. Junaidi's presentation, eight Islamic universities in Indonesia declared their participation in UI GreenMetric by signing the declaration form. The list of new members of UI GreenMetric includes: 1. Universitas Muhammadiyah Klaten 2. Universitas Muhammadiyah Bengkulu 3. Universitas Darussalam Gontor 4. Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto 5. Universitas Muhammadiyah Gombong 6. Universitas Islam Al-Ihya Kuningan 7. Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang 8. IAIN Kudus Declaration of 8 Universities as UI GreenMetric's New Member The workshop continued with the third session, moderated by Prof. Ir. Sri Atmaja P. Rosyidi, S.T., M.Sc.Eng., Ph.D., PE. This session included a presentation from the Rector of UMY, Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, MP., IPM., ASEAN Eng., highlighting the infrastructure and setting of UMY. The next presentation was delivered by Prof. Dr. Ir. Sujono, M.Kes., Professor of the Livestock sector at Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang. His presentation focused on sustainability efforts in his campus, particularly in energy and climate change management through recent technology. The last presentation in this session was by Prof. Dr. Lily Surraya Eka P., M.Env.Stud., Director of SDGs Center of Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, who reflected on her campus's position in the UI GreenMetric Ranking and the efforts to increase its position. Prof. Dr. Ir. Sujono, M.Kes., Prof. Dr. Lily Surraya Eka P., M.Env.Stud., Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, MP., IPM., ASEAN Eng., Prof. Ir. Sri Atmaja P. Rosyidi, S.T., M.Sc.Eng., Ph.D., PE. (from left to right) The final session included a discussion moderated by Arie Kusuma Paksi, S.IP., M.A., Ph.D., and presentations from Utik Bidayati, S.E., M.M., Vice-Rector of Finance, Property, and General Administration of Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, discussing water management in Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, and Dr. Rustamadji, M.Si., Rector of Universitas Pendidikan Muhammadiyah Sorong, presenting transportation management in his campus. Arie Kusuma Paksi, S.IP., M.A., Ph.D., Dr. Rustamadji, M.Si., and Utik Bidayati, S.E, M.M. (from left to right) Throughout the first day of the workshop, enthusiastic and engaged participants, including experts and academics, contributed their unique perspectives and experiences, enriching the discussions on campus sustainability efforts. Their collective involvement not only deepened the shared knowledge but also fostered a strong sense of responsibility and commitment to address the critical challenges of our time. The second day involved a local sustainable initiative tour, where the workshop participants were invited to Gambir Mukti, a climate program from Priyan's village, showcasing various sustainability efforts, such as overcoming the shortage of clean water supply by constructing biopores and infiltration ponds, conserving woody trees, and eco-friendly sprout production. Additionally, the waste from sprout production was used as animal feed, and the leftover water used to irrigate freshwater fish cultivation ponds. The program also involved a waste bank to support waste management efforts in Bantul Regency. Under the umbrella of the Gambira Mukti organization, the Priyan Climate Village Program aimed to manage both organic and inorganic waste, utilize livestock manure, achieve self-sufficient food security, innovate in irrigation systems, control climate-related diseases, promote biogas production, renewable energy, and energy-saving efforts. Local Sustainable Initiative Tour These fruitful two days of the workshop were filled with enthusiasm from both the visitors and the hosts, who shared their sustainability efforts not only within their campus areas but also in the local community. This workshop indeed served as a kickstart and a shining example to raise awareness and motivate other Islamic universities in Indonesia to follow suit. Live Streaming on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/live/73HeN8LesbI?feature=share Gallery:
UI GreenCityMetric Ranking 2023 Announcement and Awards for Indonesian Cities/Regencies The prestigious UI GreenCityMetric Ranking 2023 Announcement and Awards were held on Tuesday, 1st August 2023, at Balai Sidang Universitas Indonesia, Kampus UI Depok. The event was broadcasted through an interactive Zoom meeting and on YouTube, allowing a wide audience to join in the celebration. This hybrid gathering witnessed the physical presence of representatives from 28 Cities/Regencies, while 24 other Cities/Regencies actively participated online, making it a truly momentous occasion. It marks the second edition of the UI GreenCityMetric Ranking, which, in comparison to last year's participation of 34 Cities/Regencies, this year saw an impressive rise with a total of 58 Cities/Regencies taking part. The distinguished speakers, hailing from various esteemed institutions and government bodies in Indonesia, graced the event with their presence, emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices and their appreciation for UI GreenCityMetric and the 58 Cities/Regencies that actively participated in this year’s rankings to foster a sustainable future for Indonesia. The esteemed speakers included: 1. Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, MM., MSc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric. 2. Dr. Nurtami, Ph.D., Sp,OF(K), Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation, Universitas Indonesia. 3. Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.D., Plt. Director-General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture. 4. Ir. Laksmi Dhewanthi, M.A., Director-General of Climate Change Control, Ministry of Environment and Forestry. 5. Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc., Head of SDGs National Secretariat, Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas. 6. Dr. Safrizal ZA, M.Si., Director-General of Regional Administration Development, Ministry of Home Affairs. Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, MM., MSc. Dr. Nurtami, Ph.D., Sp,OF(K) Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.D. 1 Ir. Laksmi Dhewanthi, M.A. Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc. Dr. Safrizal ZA, M.Si. Each of the speakers delivered inspiring speeches, lauding the efforts put forth by UI GreenCityMetric and the participating Cities/Regencies in pursuing sustainability goals, ensuring a prosperous future for the nation. Following the speeches, the much-awaited announcement of the rankings from 1 to 58 was made by Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric for Program, Communication, and Partnership. This momentous occasion continued with awards to the top 21 winners. Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A. The esteemed awardees are as follows: 2023 Ten Most Sustainable Cities/Regencies in Indonesia: 1. City of Kediri, East Java 2. City of Surabaya, East Java 3. City of Madiun, East Java 4. City of Blitar, East Java 5. City of Pariaman, West Sumatra 6. City of Semarang, Central Java 7. City of Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan 8. City of Pasuruan, East Java 9. City of Padang, West Sumatra 10. City of Mojokerto, East Java. The 2023 Most Sustainable Cities/Regencies by Category: - Setting and infrastructure: City of Semarang - Energy and climate change: City of Blitar - Waste management: City of Madiun - Water management: City of Surabaya - Access and mobility: City of Kediri - Governance: City of Surabaya The 2023 Most Sustainably Improved City/Regency in Indonesia: City of Jambi, Jambi The 2023 Best New Participating City/Regency in Indonesia: City of Medan, North Sumatra 2023 Three Most Sustainable Regencies in Indonesia: 1. Regency of Wonogiri, Central Java 2. Regency of Badung, Bali 3. Regency of Sragen, Central Java The awards were presented by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, MM., MSc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric; Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric for Program, Communication, and Partnership; Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjono, M.Arch., Ph.D., Expert Member of Research and Development of UI GreenMetric; Dr. Nurtami, Ph.D., Sp,OF(K), Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation, Universitas Indonesia; Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc., Head of SDGs National Secretariat, Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas; Dr. Safrizal ZA, M.Si., Director-General of Regional Administration Development, Ministry of Home Affairs; and Mr. Amron, M.T., Director of Urban Areas and National Boundaries. The awardees (top 3) had the opportunity to express their gratitude and deliver speeches, reflecting on their sustainability achievements. The event was a resounding success and concluded with Prof. Riri Fitri Sari delivering closing remarks, inspiring all participants to continue their commitment towards a greener and sustainable future for Indonesia and the world. Live streaming on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/live/lOP0MShKWL4?feature=share Gallery:
"University’s Commitment in Creating a Sustainable Green Campus" The National Workshop on campus infrastructure and environment, hosted by Universitas Wiraraja, was a hybrid event held from 11th - 13th July 2023. This workshop emerged from a fruitful collaboration between the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings and Network (UIGWURN) of Campus Infrastructure and Environment, consisting of 16 esteemed universities in Indonesia. The event represents the third Thematic Priority of UI GreenMetric, "Partnering on Solutions to Sustainability Challenges." The workshop commenced with an engaging video profile showcasing Universitas Wiraraja and UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. The opening remarks were delivered by distinguished stakeholders. Dr. Sjaifurrachman, S.H., C.N., M.H., the Rector of Universitas Wiraraja, initiated the dialogue, followed by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, who participated online, and Hj. Dewi Khalifah, S.H., M.H., M.Pd.I., representing Regent of Sumenep, Mr. Achmad Fauzi, S.H., M.H. Dr. Sjaifurrachman, S.H., C.N., M.H., Rector of Universitas Wiraraja Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric Hj. Dewi Khalifah, S.H., M.H., M.Pd.I., Representative of Sumenep Regency The core of the workshop centered on the enlightening presentations given by distinguished speakers, guided by the adept moderation of Dr. Wilda Rasaili, S.Ip., M.A. First on the stage was Ir. I Gusti Ngurah Antaryama, Ph.D., from the Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), who illuminated the implementation and principles of a green campus master plan, showcasing ITS's own green campus initiatives. Moderator, Dr. Wilda Rasaili, S.Ip., M.A. The first speaker, Ir. I Gusti Ngurah Antaryama, Ph.D Dr. Junaidi S.S., M.A., the Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric, then presented on university commitment to creating sustainable green campuses, sharing UI GreenMetric's updated indicators and exemplifying best practices in Setting & Infrastructure from universities worldwide which are the members of UI GreenMetric Rankings. The second speaker, Dr. Junaidi S.S., M.A. Continuing the engaging flow of knowledge, Dr. Eng. Agung Sudrajad, Head of Sustainability Campus of Universitas Sultan Agung Tirtayasa, explained on campus infrastructure development and the green building concept. His presentation featured the significance of green buildings, emphasizing the successful implementation of green building strategies on his campus. The third speaker, Dr. Eng. Agung Sudrajad Last speaker, Ms. Ika Listiani, M.Si., from the Sustainability Campus Team, UIN Raden Intan Lampung, elaborated on the development of environmentally friendly infrastructure at her institution, showcasing best practices and campus efforts. The fourth speaker, Ms. Ika Listiani, M.Si. Throughout the event, enthusiastic and engaged participants, including experts, academics, and governments, contributed their unique perspectives and experiences, enriching the discussions on campus infrastructure and environment. Their collective involvement not only deepened the knowledge shared but also fostered a strong sense of responsibility and commitment to address the critical challenges of our time. The workshop undoubtedly sparked a united determination to advance sustainability efforts in campus infrastructures and environmental practices. Gallery:
The National Workshop on Energy and Climate Change, hosted by Universitas Pattimura (UNPATTI), was a hybrid event that took place from Tuesday to Thursday, 6th - 8th June 2023. This workshop was formed based on the collaboration of the UI GreenMetric energy and climate change team, consisting of 36 universities in Indonesia. This also represents the third Thematic Priority of UI GreenMetric, which is Partnering on Solutions to Sustainability Challenges. The workshop commenced with an engaging video profile from Universitas Pattimura and UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. This was followed by a comprehensive report from Dr. Petrus Lapu, S.Si, M.Si, the Chair of UI GreenMetric's National Workshop Committee, highlighting key insights and objectives. The event was graced with opening remarks from distinguished individuals including Prof. Dr. Fredy Leiwakabessy, M.Pd, the Vice-Rector of Universitas Pattimura, Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A, the Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric, and lastly, Drs. Bodewin M. Wattimena, M.Si, the Mayor of Ambon, who emphasized the importance of addressing energy and climate change issues. The workshop provided a platform for experts and academics to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and develop strategies to combat the challenges posed by climate change. Report from Dr. Petrus Lapu, S.Si, M.Si. as The Committee of UI GreenMetric’s National Workshop Opening Remarks from Prof. Dr. Fredy Leiwakabessy, M.Pd as Vice-Rector of Universitas Pattimura Opening Remarks from Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A. as Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric Opening Remarks from Drs. Bodewin M. Wattimena, M.Si, as the Mayor of Ambon Following the opening remarks from the esteemed leaders of UNPATTI, UI GreenMetric, and Ambon City, the event commenced with a prayer recital and was then taken over by the moderator, Dr. A. Netty Siahaya, S.Pd., M.Si. Dr. Siahaya skillfully introduced each speaker, beginning with Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., as the Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric, Prof. Bruri Triyono as the Head of the International Office and WCU at Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Dr. Dwi Marta Nurjaya, S.T., M.T. as the Director of Operations and Facilities Maintenance at Universitas Indonesia, lastly, Suci Wulan Pawhestri, M.Si. as the Leader of the UI GreenMetric Team at UIN Raden Intan Lampung. Speakers Introduction from Dr. A. Netty Siahaya, S.Pd., M.Si. The presentation began with Dr. Junaidi, who delivered a comprehensive introduction to UI GreenMetric, covering its vision, mission, and current development initiatives. Dr. Junaidi elaborated on the organization's commitment to promoting sustainability in higher education institutions worldwide. He discussed the evolution of UI GreenMetric and highlighted the significance of their questionnaire, which serves as a crucial tool for assessing environmental sustainability practices in universities. Dr. Junaidi's insightful presentation provided attendees with a deeper understanding of UI GreenMetric's goals and methodologies, setting the stage for further discussions and exploration of sustainable practices in the workshop. The First Speaker, Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A. Continuing the lineup of distinguished speakers, Prof. Bruri Triyono took the stage and delivered a comprehensive and insightful presentation on Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta's progressive policy for implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency measures on their campus. With great expertise, Prof. Triyono highlighted the institution's dedicated efforts, practical implementations, and ongoing developments in the realm of sustainable energy practices. He shared case studies and showcased the tangible outcomes achieved through their initiatives. Prof. Triyono's presentation not only inspired the audience but also provided valuable insights into the practical application of renewable energy and energy efficiency within a university setting. The Second Speaker, Prof. Bruri Triyono Continuing with the lineup of impactful presentations, Suci Wulan Pawhestri, M.Si., took the stage to deliver an in-depth and comprehensive explanation of the strategies and challenges involved in increasing energy efficiency on campuses to achieve climate change mitigation. With her extensive expertise, she delved into the challenges of implementing effective energy efficiency measures within educational institutions. Her presentation provided an in-depth analysis of the various strategies employed to optimize energy consumption, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and promote sustainability on campus. Drawing from her experiences at UIN Raden Intan Lampung, she shared practical examples, showcasing the practices and initiatives implemented at her institution. The Third Speaker, Suci Wulan Pawhestri, M.Si. Last but not least, Dr. Dwi Marta Nurjaya, S.T., M.T., delivered an insightful presentation that shed light on the master plan of Universitas Indonesia regarding campus direction and its policy on energy and climate change, with the ultimate goal of achieving a sustainable campus. Dr. Nurjaya's presentation encompassed various crucial aspects, including the significant role universities play in driving sustainability, the criteria of the university's own policies, and the guidelines to be followed. He explored the multifaceted approach taken by Universitas Indonesia in addressing energy and climate change challenges. The presentation not only emphasized the importance of adopting sustainable practices but also highlighted the proactive measures that universities can implement to become agents of positive change. The Fourth Speaker, Dr. Dwi Marta Nurjaya, S.T., M.T. The event progressed seamlessly, fueled by the purposive enthusiasm of the participants, who actively engaged in thought-provoking discussions and eagerly posed insightful questions. Participants from diverse backgrounds, including experts, academics, and policymakers, brought forth their unique perspectives and experiences, enriching the overall discourse on energy and climate change. Their active participation not only enhanced the depth of knowledge shared during the event but also fostered a sense of collective responsibility and commitment towards addressing the pressing challenges of our time. Q&A Session The first day of the workshop concluded on a high note with a captivating music show, creating. Additionally, a dynamic Forum Group Discussion took place, generating fruitful discussions on various topics such as UI GreenMetric Rankings and Evaluation, as well as strategies for achieving a sustainable campus through energy efficiency and renewable energy. The participants actively shared their insights, experiences, and innovative approaches, contributing to a rich and diverse exchange of ideas. The discussions fueled a sense of collective determination and commitment to address energy and climate change challenges. Forum Group Discussion The following two days of the workshop were filled with engaging activities aimed at hands-on experiences and practical learning. The participants came together for a meaningful tree planting activity at Unpatti's premises, symbolizing their commitment to environmental sustainability and leaving a lasting impact on the local ecosystem. Furthermore, the participants embarked on a site visit to Unpatti's campus, where they had the opportunity to witness firsthand the remarkable strides made by Unpatti in harnessing renewable energy sources. The site visit showcased the practical implementations and achievements of Unpatti in utilizing renewable energy technologies, inspiring participants with tangible examples of sustainable campus development. Overall, the combination of thought-provoking discussions, experiential activities, and site visits provided a holistic learning experience, empowering participants with the knowledge, inspiration, and practical strategies needed to advance energy efficiency and sustainability efforts on their own campuses. Gallery: