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UConn Ranks 9 in GreenMetric Global Higher Ed Sustainability Rankings

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December 12, 2023


UConn was ranked as the 9th most sustainable university in the world by UI GreenMetric, an international sustainability scoring system that reviews over a thousand educational institutions.

GreenMetric ranks higher education institutions based on six categories: settings and infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste, water, transportation, and education and research. There are 1,050 universities from 85 countries that participate. It was founded in 2010 out of the University of Indonesia.

UConn also ranked as the second most sustainable university in the country, beat by only the University of California, Davis, which charted at number five globally.

UConn Ranked 9th most Sustainable University in the World, 2nd in USA