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6 July 2020
DSTU IS THE 3-RD MOST ECOLOGY-FRIENDLY UNIVERSITY IN RUSSIA
Interregional Ecological Public Organization "EKA" and Foundation for Support of Youth Initiatives "ERA" published the ranking of “Green Universities of Russia” results. DSTU took the 3-rd place among 42 higher educational institutions.
The ranking was created within the "Green Universities of Russia" program, aimed at implementing standards of ecological administration in universities and forming environmental thinking in student society.
– Ranking of Green Universities of Russia is the first ranking of higher education institutions aimed at forming an environmental culture and introducing "green" practices into universities activities, – said Head of the DSTU Resource Center of International Affairs Konstantin Polyakov. – Experts evaluated university measures for improving energy efficiency, resource conservation, responsible waste treatment and responsible procurement and environmental agenda in study programmes.
The ranking is formed on the basis of databases provided by universities, and also results of questionnaires and external expert evaluation. The ranking methodology was developed by the Council of the Association of Green Universities of Russia and experts from the "EKA" movement.