Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Since 1972 at the University of Calabria it is operating a Department of Ecology, this means that the commitment for the environment sustainability is part of our history. Recenltly we have, also, established a deparment of Environmental Engineering, have granted 10 M for a scientific project « SILA » on the envinmental protection and signed an Agreement with the italian Ministry of Environment finalized to first measuring and then reducing the Carbon Footprint of our University.

Implementation methodologies

Through maintenance of projects already underway.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Universitą della Calabria
A scientific project « SILA »
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Rende, Italy
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Gino Mirocle Crisci,

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