Environment and sustainable development

KTH contributes to sustainable development by providing educational programmes, conducting research and by interacting with the surrounding community. Through its activities, KTH also impacts the environment in practical terms through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.

Swedish universities develop comprehensive framework for their climate work

A collection of 36 Swedish universities and colleges have created a combined climate framework to serve as the basis for individual climate strategies, with the goal of coming into line with the Paris agreement’s 1.5C warming limit by the year 2030. This ambitious plan aims to both reduce direct emissions and increase involvement in societal climate questions.
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Innovation reduces waste of water

KTH alumni have launched a technology that enables multi unit dwellers to track how much water they are using - a key step toward reducing waste and consumption.

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Sustainability Events

KTH Sustainability Research Day, 28 november 2019

KTH:s årliga konferens om hållbar utveckling inom forskning. Årets tema är partnerskap och samverkan för en hållbar framtid.

Tid: 28 november 2019, kl.13:00-17:00
Plats: Kårhuset Nymble, Drottning Kristinas väg 19
Moderator: Karin Larsdotter, KTH Sustainability Office
Språk: Svenska och engelska

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Workshop 25 october 2019

Development of a climate strategy for KTH

For KTH employees and students

Workshop 1: Food, energy use, real estate and campus, waste, purchases and procurement

Date and time: 23 October, 9:00-11:00 (including fika)
Location: Brinellvägen 8, matsalen pl.4
Sign up for workshop 1 here

Workshop 2: Business travel, investments, education, research, external engagement and societal impacts, students

Date and time: 23 October, 14:00-16:00 (including fika)
Location: Brinellvägen 8, matsalen pl.4
Sign up for workshop 2 here

100 studenter sökes - ASAP

Accelerera dina färdigheter inom hållbarhet och ledarskap! KTH är stolta över att stå värd för ASAP:s Sustainability Leadership Training.

Datum: 8 november. Plats: KTH Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan Medverkande: Miljömärkning Sverige, Sustainergies, Accenture, Lantbrukarnas Riksförbund (LRF), SCA och Stena Recycling.

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