University of Gdansk advances in the UI GreenMetrics ranking

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The University of Gdansk has moved up 100 positions in the global UI GreenMetrics ranking. In the latest ranking, the University of Gdańsk was ranked 4th among Polish universities.

The UI GreenMetrics ranking evaluates the university’s pro-environmental activities related to sustainable development and climate protection, care for the maintenance of green areas, energy neutrality, the level of use of sustainable transport, optimisation of water consumption and waste management, as well as all educational activities for the benefit of the environment.

The ranking has been published since 2010, with 95 universities in 35 countries listed. Now 1,050 universities from 83 countries participate. Such a significant increase in the number of participants reflects an extremely important trend at universities all over the world – a strong and growing awareness of responsibility for the planet and, conditioned by its condition, the fate of future generations.

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