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UniversitÓ degli Studi di Catania
Description/achievement of initiative

The University of Catania during next years will continue to reduce its carbon footprint by different actions, including dissemination informations related with a responsable use of resources between students, teachers and administrative employees.

Implementation methodologies

In particular, the University of Catania aims: -to encourage the use of electronic market for public admistration procurement; -to reduce the counsumption of paper and save energy using also for official communications telematic communication technologies; -to obtain energy using photovoltaic panels; -to support sustainable methods of tranports in and around campus; -to support research into green technologies; -to take part in the local Observatory on waste collection and reconversion of waste materials; -to adopt, in collaboration with the local municipality of the city of Catania, an efficacy and efficency collection system of collection and disposal of waste materials in the buildings of the University; -to continue to take part in network at National and International level on sustainable acitivities carried out by public administrations (eg. green public procurement ).

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

UniversitÓ degli Studi di Catania
Updates to initiatives
Goal 4
2015
Encourage the use of electronic market for public admistration procurement
2015
Take part in the local Observatory on waste collection and reconversion of waste materials
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff dedicated to sustainability

SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Updates
#SDGAction530
Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Partners
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Catania
Countries
Contact information
Giacomo Pignataro, Rector, rettorato@unict.it
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