09 Dec 2020
İTÜ Ayazağa Campus is the World’s 71st, Europe’s 37th Greenest Campus
Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) became “the world’s 71st greenest campus” in the UI GreenMetric rankings, which evaluates academic campuses in terms of green area ratio and sustainability. İTÜ is the only Turkish university that is in the first 100 of the world ranking.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
Istanbul Technical University(İTÜ) became “the world’s 71st greenest campus” in the UI GreenMetric rankings, which evaluates university campuses in terms of green area ratio and sustainability.
Istanbul Technical University, which implemented many novelties and firsts in our countrywith its Green Campus project, took 71st place in UI GreenMetric rankings,which evaluates the campuses of the world’s prestigious universities in terms ofgreennessand sustainability, is the only Turkish university in the first 100.
2020 UI GreenMetric, makes evaluation in terms of infrastructure, energy, climate change, recycling, water resources, transportation, and education.
In this year’s list that includes a total of 912 universities, İTÜ took 71st place among the most prestigious universities, and also became the 37th greenest campus of Europe.
UI GreenMetric World University Rankings
UI GreenMetric was launched in 2010 by the initiative of Universitas Indonesia in order to attract attention to issues of global climate change, energy and water conservation, waste recycling, and green transportation. UI GreenMetric, which aims to provide more attention to sustainability of the environment and economic and social problems related to sustainability, collects numeric data from thousands of universities worldwide. Universities are evaluated according to a single score that reflects their efforts to implement environmentally friendly and sustainable policies and programs.