The University of Cyprus is among the 501-550 universities announced by the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2023 which features 700 institutions.
The announcement was made by the University on Thursday. The ranking reflects the universities performance in two main categories: Environmental Impact and Social Impact and shows how universities are taking action to tackle the world’s greatest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) challenges.
The rankings assess an institution’s commitments to building a sustainable world with emphasis on their influence beyond campus grounds.
The Environmental Impact category comprises of three performance indicators: sustainable institutions, sustainable education and sustainable research. The Social Impact category considers five indicators: equality, knowledge exchange, impact of education, employment and opportunities, and quality of life.
In the social Impact, the University of Cyprus was ranked 444 while in the Environmental Impact +501.
The rankings which the University of Cyprus secured are a proof of the practical recognition of the importance that the organization attaches to the issues of sustainability and sustainable development, which are also its strategic goal, a press release said.
It added that the University of Cyprus encourages and promotes actions aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the fields of research and teaching as well as in the context of its local and international collaborations while at the same time developing its infrastructure.
Source: Cyprus News Agency