Did you know that Wageningen University & Research was ranked as the greenest and most sustainable university worldwide by GreenMetric in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021?
We are in good company – as in 2020 University of Oxford and University of Nottingham were the number 2 and 3 on the list (see here). Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are very important precepts for Wageningen University & Research. Want to find out more about what we do? You will find an overview of the results so far here and you can download our Sustainability Report where you can read about our activities and results in chapter 4.
The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia that was launched in 2010 to rank campuses of universities all over the world on sustainability. The goal of GreenMetric is to bring sustainable impacts to universities around the world. For example, by encouraging sustainability practices in universities and facilitating partnerships on sustainability (read more here).
What sustainability topics are being reviewed? GreenMetric uses a set of criteria that focuses on six topics: Setting & Infrastructure, Energy & Climate Change, Waste, Water, Transportation and Education & Research.
If you want to know more about the methodology that is being used by GreenMetric, read it here.