Nottingham tops UI GreenMetric 2015 | Oxford, Bradford, Sussex & Nottingham Trent in Top 20



The University of Nottingham topped the UI GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities 2015, released on 22 January 2016. The University of Connecticut and the University of California, Davis ranked second and third, respectively.


Four other UK universities – Oxford (5th), Bradford (8th), Sussex (11th) and Nottingham Trent (15th) – secured places in the top 20 of the list, which comprises over 400 institutions worldwide.


UI Green Metric is based on three E’s, namely Environment, Economy and Equity. It consists of five indicators: Setting & Infrastructure (15%), Energy and Climate Change (21%), Waste Management (18%), Water Management (10%), Eco-friendly transportation facility (18%) and Education (18%).


This World University Ranking, launched in 2010, is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia.


The 2015 Ranking’s Top 20 are:


1 University of Nottingham

2 University of Connecticut

3 University of California, Davis

4 University College Cork National University of Ireland

5 University of Oxford


6 University of California, Berkeley

7 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

8 University of Bradford

9 Universite de Sherbrooke

10 Northeastern University


11 University of Sussex

12 University of Groningen

13 Universitat fur Bodenkultur Wien

14 University of Melbourne

15 Nottingham Trent University


16 University of Limerick

17 Universiti Putra Malaysia

18 Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

19 Georgia Institute of Technology

20 Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona





UI GreenMetric Ranking: University of Nottingham is The World’s Best Green Campus


UI GreenMetric Ranking 2015 in full


University of Nottingham | Sustainability | Twitter @UoNSustain


University of Connecticut | Office of Environmental Policy | Twitter @UConnOEP


University of California, Davis | Sustainable 2nd Century | Twitter @UCDavisSustain



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