198 PLACE – AL-FARABI KAZAKH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY FOR THE FIRST TIME IS TAKING PART IN THE UI GREEN METRIC RANKING 2016
UI GreenMetric released the results of its UI GreenMetric World Ranking Universities on December 29th 2016. The results are computed from information provided by universities online. This year the information is organized under Six main categories. These categories, and their weightings, are: Green Statistics (15%), Energy and Climate Change (21%), Waste management (18%), Water usage (10%), Transportation (18%), and Education (18%).
This year 516 universities from 74 countries took part, which is an increase from last year with 407 universities from 65 countries. Apart from the US, the UK, Japan, Spain, Italy, South America, Chinese Taipei and countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, the 2016 results include universities from Algeria, Bahrain, Finlandia, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norwegia and Venezuela.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University on the basis of the ranking took 198 place among 516 universities in the world, gaining 4822 points. Green Statistics (1062), Energy and Climate Change (765), Waste management (750), Water usage (384), Transportation (805), and Education (1056).
This is the seventh edition of ranking which compares universities’ efforts towards campus sustainability and environment friendly university management. The ranking was announced by the Universitas Indonesia’s Rector,Prof. Muhammad Anis, along with the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric Prof. Riri Fitri Sari at the Central Administration Building, in Depok campus. The ceremony was also opened by the representative of The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Republic of Indonesia and also the representative of The Ministry of Research and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Muhammad Dimyati.