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

We agree to support the following actions: A) Teach sustainable development concepts, B) Encourage research on sustainable development issues, C) Support sustainability efforts in the communities in which we reside, D) Engage with and share results through international frameworks, E) Green our campuses by the Green Plan (in place since 2009 to 2015) with an annual reporting will assess the related developments.

Implementation methodologies

1) Energy efficiency and Greenhouse gas reduction Engage with and share results through the City-wide Climate Plan 2) Travel plan and schemes for all staff 21 propositions to reinforce this plan, notably with 4 main axes: a) Develop safe practices for walking and cycling b) Favour the use of public transport c) Encourage car sharing d) The greening of vehicles used, with lower carbon emissions (Purchase hybrid cars for the managers of the university, car share, electric bicycle.) e) Improvement of sites accessibility for disabled students and workers 3) Green IT In 2011, L'UJF became the first French university to obtain recognition for its participation in the « code of conduct for data center » Proposed creation of a shared eco-responsible infrastructure (Data centre) Good pratice for the administration using computer 4) Improve the sustainable management of resourcesImproving of the waste management schemes and actionsIncluded sustainable development in the choice of public bids.5) Social responsibilityEncouraging more sustainable lifestylesEngage socially inclusive polycy with working with local authorities and civil society to foster more liveable6) Inform, train and encourage the participation of staff in SDInvolve people in Sustainable Development initiativesEncouraging more sustainable lifestyles7) Inform and encourage the participation of students in SDEncourage student projects that encourage SD on the campusName ‘Green' ambassadors

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1
Proposed creation of a shared eco-responsible infrastructure (Data centre)
Greening of vehicles used, with lower carbon emissions
Green Plan
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of student and staff dedicated to sustainable practices
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Grenoble Cedex 9, France
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Contact information/focal point(s)
Patrick Lévy,

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