KTH's research, education and collaboration with society contribute to sustainable development. KTH activities also impact the environment through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.
KTH's significant environmental aspects
Environmental impacts can be direct and indirect and positive or negative. An environmental review of KTH operations has been conducted to identify the areas where KTH has the greatest environmental impact. Based on the review an evaluation has been made to identify KTH’s most significant environmental impacts.
KTH’s significant environmental aspects:
- Management of Chemicals
- Travel and transport
- Energy use
- Purchasing and Procurement
- Construction, renovation and facility planning
- KTH´s campuses
- Donation and foundation management
KTH's Sustainable Development Objectives have been set for the most important areas.