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University of Ballarat
Description/achievement of initiative

From a 2008 baseline we have set a target of 15% reduction of energy and greenhouse gas emissions by 2013, a 30% reduction in waste and increasing recycling rates, replace our vehicle fleet with 4 cylinder vehicles and promote walking, cycling and public transport.

Implementation methodologies

University has recently passed the 2012-13 Sustainability Strategy which sets out goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissins, energy, waste, water and begin embedding sustainability into all curriculum.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

University of Ballarat
Progress reports
Goal 4
2013
Annual Sustainability Strategy
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability

Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2013
Partners
University of Ballarat
Countries
Contact information
David Battersby, Vice Chancellor, vc@ballarat.edu.au
United Nations