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Winner of the Sustainable Art Prize 2022
Winner of the Sustainable Art Prize 2022

On Saturday 15th October 2022, it was awarded the winner of the fifth edition of the Sustainable Art Prize promoted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in collaboration with ArtVerona. The prize is awarded by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Iuav University of Venice, University of Padua, and University of Verona. It is addressed to artists present at ArtVerona who work on topics related to the 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals and use their art as an active tool to inform about global challenges. The artist will realize her artistic project in 2023, by involving students of the four universities.

Sustainable teaching a.a 2022/23
Sustainable teaching a.a 2022/23

Ca' Foscari teaching offers multiple possibilities for "learning sustainability" through study courses focused on the themes of environmental, social and economic sustainability. For the academic year 2022/23 it is possible to attend bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as international programmes and professional master's programmes and numerous PhD degrees.

Ca’ Foscari’s water bottle available for sale
Ca’ Foscari’s water bottle available for sale

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.

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.