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.

EcoUnive: the new application of Ca’ Foscari Scientific Campus

The University has developed “EcoUnive”, a platform to increase the environmental awareness of users of the Scientific Campus of Mestre, now active and downloadable for free from the Android store. EcoUnive especially allows you to have information about the temperature and energy consumption of the buildings of the Campus, to make reports of malfunctions, to know the working hours of the classrooms and practical advice on the correct use of the spaces.

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.

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 2019 Ca' Foscari placed 99th in the international ranking of sustainable universities (out of 780 participants universities), turning out to be the third italian university.