Sustainable Ca' Foscari

Focus

Ca' Foscari's Water Bottle

Ca' Foscari University is going to give away free water bottles to all the members of the Ca’ Foscari community for a plastic free University. Students, faculty and staff members will receive a water bottle by 24Bottles. Sign up for the launch event on November 20, which will take place at 12.30 p.m. in the Aula Magna of the San Giobbe Economics Campus. The event is open to all the students enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programs.

Sustainability Competencies

Sustainability Competencies are voluntary activities available for all Ca’ Foscari students who would like to deepen sustainability topics and improve their personal know-how abilities. The Sustainability Competencies entitled of 1 extracurricular credit. Students can include them in their Study Plan until the 29th of February, and who get the sustainability credit will receive a certificate during the graduation day.

The Sustainable Development Agenda

It is the action program for people, planet and prosperity signed by UN member countries. By 2030, with the 17 SDGs - Sustainable Development Goals, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind.

University BookCrossing

Ca’ Foscari University in partnership with the Departments, schools and the University Library Services promotes the development of many Book Crossing corners, which are located in many university buildings. In this way,  everyone could take one or more books and release others, for free. This initiative support the sharing of knowledge and the cultural exchange. Moreover, it is faithful to the sustainability politics of the University of re-using paper resources. Find out where is your closest corner!

Awards

LEED Certification

Palazzo Foscari has officially earned the LEED EB:O&M certification becoming one of the oldest “green”
buildings on the planet. The LEED certification attests the sustainability level of a building.

UI GreenMetric

In 2018 Ca' Foscari placed 88th in the international ranking of sustainable universities (out of 719 participants universities), turning out to be the third italian university.