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Sustainability events in the University of the Faroe Islands

The University of The Faroe Islands has been actively involved in Nordic Sustainable Campus Network’s activities since 2015, and has during this spring officially joined the NCSN. Below you’ll find the most recent sustainability events relating to sustainability education and green campuses at … Continue reading

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The Green steps of the University of Iceland

Text: Sigurlaug I. Lövdahl The University of Iceland is now taking the so called Green Steps. The Green Steps idea is originally from Harvard (Green-Offices), and the program is designed to guide you through the process of greening your workspace. … Continue reading

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Experiences from a study visit in Bangladesh

In June 2016 15 students from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg had the chance to visit the world’s eighth most populated country, Bangladesh. They aimed at getting a better understanding and knowledge of Bangladesh’s textile … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings and wrapping up the year 2016

Dear friend of sustainability, member of Nordic Sustainable Campus Network, The year 2016 is coming to an end. We are proud of the achievements of NSCN member universities, like the UN initiated Sustainability Literacy Test being launched to Nordic countries, … Continue reading

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Experiences on judging university and college´ sustainability leaders

Greetings from UK & Ireland Green Gown Awards 2016 at King´s College London Text and pictures: Meri Löyttyniemi Green Gown – What it is all about? The Green Gown Awards recognize the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and … Continue reading

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Green efforts save DKK 35 million a year at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Text: Theresa Schaltz Over the last ten years, the effort to save energy at the University of Copenhagen has paid off, producing both green results and large economic gains. Recent data shows that the university has reduced its CO2 emissions … Continue reading

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Press release 14.10 2016: Nordic City Challenge developing Lindholmen area in Gothenburg

Pictures: Janne Wikström Winners of the multidisciplinary Nordic City Challenge (NCC) -competition 2016 were selected on October the 12th at Jonsered manor, 15 km outside Gothenburg city centre. Jury selected student team” The Urban Huggers” as winners of the challenge. … Continue reading

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