This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Signatory/Dean Tuula-Teeri – President
Aalto University, Finland
Description/achievement of initiative
Aalto University is incorporating sustainability and responsibility perspectives into all its research and teaching by 2015. Sustainability aspects will be incorporated to our reporting by 2013.
The new building for Aalto University ARTS School will be built 2014-2015 to the main campus Otaniemi. Sustainability, accessibility and ecomobility is in the core of the architectural competition, starting in April 2012.
Aalto is responsible for Nordic Sustainable Campus Network for Nordic Universities, founded January 2012.
Every member of staff and students will be involved. Responsibility is carried by Facility services unit, Aalto University Properties mngt company, Policy and Foresight unit and large number of different partners in Finland and around the world.
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability