• Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Primary SD area: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Date of completion: 1 Jan 2000
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Deliverables & Resources
Higher Education Sustainability Initiative-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Organization(s) making commitment

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Achievement of Commitment

Teach sustainable development concepts
Encourage research on sustainable development issues
Incorporation of indicators on the societal and sustainability impact of research in the BOKU research documentation system
Evaluation of current and past research projects at BOKU with regards to sustainability impact
Presenting research projects with high societal and sustainability impact on the university homepage
Green our campuses
Engage with and share results through international frameworks

How this will be achieved

Through the following programs and initiatives in Austria: SUSTAINICUM, a cooperative project between the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, the University of Graz and the Graz University of Technology, as well as the Doctoral College on Sustainable Development (doKNE), the Centre for Development Research (CDR), the Centre for Global Change and Sustainability (gW/N), and the EMAS certification. Through engagement with international frameworks, including European Joint Programming (JPI) in climate research.

Deliverable Date
Annual Sustainability Report 2013

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability
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