Sustainable Development

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

UNIWA is actively supporting Greece’s strong commitment for the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 SDGs, as they provide an ambitious and transformative framework for a new, fair and sustainable development path, which ensures a balance between economic growth, social cohesion and justice as well as protection of the environment and of the country’s unique ecological wealth. On the environmental pillar key institutional priorities include the shift towards a low carbon circular economy and improvement in waste reduction, reuse and recycle for creating new jobs and increasing resource efficiency.

69%

INFRASTRUCTURE

The ratio of open space
to total area

72%

COURSES

Courses/Subjects related to Sustainability

6400%

CARBON FOOTPRINT

For 2018,
in metric tons

60%

APPLIANCES

Energy Efficient
Appliances Usage

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Energy efficiency brings a variety of benefits: reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reducing demand for energy imports, and lowering our costs on Campus and economy-wide level.

 

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RECYCLING

Collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. Recycling can benefit our Campus and the environment.

 

 

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WATER MANAGEMENT

Water efficient appliances can simply use less water while yielding comparable performance. Their use in homes, institutions and businesses can contribute greatly to water conservation efforts.

 

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GREEN SETTING

UNIWA operates with high educational and research standards and strives to respond to the ever-increasing demands of a modern society.

 

 

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