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Ca’ Foscari’s water bottle available for sale from 21 April
Ca’ Foscari’s water bottle available for sale from 21 April

From 21 April you can buy the iconic Ca’ Foscari water bottle, which features an illustration by the Venetian artist Lucio Schiavon and produced by 24Bottles. The water bottle will be available for purchase on Ca’ Foscari’s online shop and in the shop at Palazzo Foscari, the university’s headquarters. Starting from 21 April the university will continue to give one bottle for free to the members of the Ca’ Foscari community who have not received it yet — students (including Eramsus students) and staff can collect their bottle at the Ca’ Foscari shop.

Ca' Foscari turns down the heat by 1°C in a call for peace
Ca' Foscari turns down the heat by 1°C in a call for peace

The conflict the world has been witnessing over the past week has noticeable repercussions on gas supplies on a European and national level. Ca’ Foscari has decided to make a call for peace by turning down the heat by 1°C in its buildings.

Sustainability Report 2020
Sustainability Report 2020

The 2020 Sustainability Report has been released. Ca’ Foscari University publishes an annual Sustainability Report on the activities undertaken by the University in the field of environmental and social sustainability, in order to monitor the objectives and commitments it has made in terms of sustainable development. The Report explains how the university’s activities contribute to achieving the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Sustainable Development Agenda
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. Sustainability is a pillar of the Strategic Plan of Ca' Foscari, in which we have included the dissemination and implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with the 17 SDGs - Sustainable Development Goals.

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.