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Feb. 9, 2018

Keele University in Global Top 20 universities for sustainability

Keele UniversityKeele University has been ranked amongst the top 20 universities in a global sustainability league table, and it has achieved this for the second year running having been ranked alongside over 600 universities worldwide.

The 2017 UI Green Metric World University ranking assessed the campuses of 619 universities from 76 different countries, specifically for their sustainability efforts. Overall Keele University came 17th, and it also achieved an impressive fifth placing in the world for its performance in Energy and Climate Change.

The UI Green Metric World University ranking judges the universities across six categories: Setting & Infrastructure; Energy & Climate Change; Waste management; Water usage; Transportation; and Education.

Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost of Keele University, Professor Mark Ormerod, says, “Sustainability is a key overarching institutional priority for Keele University, and we are delighted to again be ranked so highly in this global league table. This result really reflects our whole-institution approach to sustainability at Keele. The result demonstrates that Keele has a strong commitment to educating our students on sustainability, to the campus and community, and to ensuring we improve the sustainability of our operations, in addition to being a leader for research and innovation in clean energy, carbon reduction and sustainability.”

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Content added on 9th February 2018. 

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