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Greenmetric climate protection ranking 2020: Bremen University in 20th place worldwide!

Universities and colleges around the world are committed to the sustainable use of natural resources. For a long time, it was difficult to compare the measures taken to reduce the ecological footprint and the results achieved from them.

The evaluation systems in many countries were too different. The US "College Sustainability Green Report Card", for example, covers an impressive 300 institutions, but only grades them on a simple school grade scale from A-F.

With the aim of developing an evaluation system according to globally uniform standards, 'UI Universitas Indonesia' launched the „UI GreenMetric World University Ranking“ in 2010. A comprehensive and detailed catalogue of criteria records a large number of parameters in the 6 categories Settling and Infrastructure, Energy and Climate Change, Waste, Water, Transportation, Education and Research. The evaluation takes place according to a standardised point system.

Participation in this annual ranking is voluntary and the results are published to the public on the internet. Starting with only 96 participants in 2010, 912 universities and colleges already submitted their data in 2020. In the European region, a total of 256 institutions took part this year, among which the University of Bremen reached 14th place. In a worldwide comparison, Bremen has also achieved an excellent position in the top group with rank 20!

The University of Bremen has been participating in the "UI GreenMetric World University Ranking" since 2012.

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