Universitas Indonesia (UI) released the results of its GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities this month, now in its third year of ranking universities around the globe for each school’s campus sustainability and environment-friendly management, as judged by global leaders in green initiatives to increase the carbon footprint. SUU was included among the top 100 schools in the world for its sustainability initiatives and environmental impact.
SUU placed 96th in the 2012 survey of the 215 universities from 49 countries which were included in the survey, and in the 18th position among ranked U.S. schools.
The University of Connecticut ranked first, followed by the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and third by the University College Cork National University of Ireland.
Apart from the U.S., the UK, Japan and countries in Europe, the 2012 results include universities as far afield as Palestinian, Chile, Czechoslovakia, Romania, South Africa, China, Fiji, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong and Mexico.
The results, computed from information provided by universities, factor in green statistics, energy and climate change, waste management, water usage, transportation and education.