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M'illumino di meno 2024
M'illumino di meno 2024

For the 15th year, Ca' Foscari University joins the "m'illumino di meno" initiative, scheduled for the 16th February, the National Day of Energy Saving and Sustainable Lifestyles. The theme of the 2024 campaign is "No Borders". The campaign is dedicated to looking ahead, "turning off" borders and forging international alliances. Ca' Foscari, in collaboration with ESU - the Regional Entity for Student Financial Aid and Services, has organized a low impact dinner on the evening of Friday, February 16. The dinner is dedicated to international students and Ca' Foscari students who have returned from abroad.

Sustainability Report 2022
Sustainability Report 2022

The 2022 Sustainability Report has been released. Ca’ Foscari University publishes an annual Sustainability Report on the activities undertaken by the University in the field of 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.

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

Since 2022 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 is available for purchase on Ca’ Foscari’s online shop and in the shop at Palazzo Foscari, the university’s headquarters. 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.

Sustainability Competencies
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 and who gets the sustainability credit will receive a certificate during the graduation day.

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.