Mahidol University has been ranked the 1st Tailand ecofriend University

11/05/2015

Mahidol University has been ranked 1st Univeristy in Tailand and 31st worldwide by UI Green Meetric World Universities Ranking 2013

For the second straight year Mahidol University is ranked first among Thai universities in Green Metric World University Ranking 2013. This is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia which launched in 2010 as part of its strategy of raising its international standing, the University hosted an International Conference on World University Rankings on 16 April 2009

301 universities from 61 countries took part in the ranking, which compares their efforts towards campus sustainability and environment friendly university management. With a score of 6,370, Mahidol University is placed 31st worldwide. The scores are computed from information in six categories: setting and infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste management, water usage, transportation and education.

Nowadays,  Mahidol University  is committed to become an Eco University by 2016. To achieve sustainable environment at the university, it has promoted tram service and cycling as primary means for commuting on the campus. Programs which have been implemented to raise awareness and promote ecological responsibility include garbage sorting, foam packaging ban, reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases, and efficient use of electricity, water, fuel and natural resources.

See more information here.

Partners

  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government