Recently rapid urbanization and population growth had dramatic environmental consequences globally. The need for sustainability had become crucial more than ever. Sustainability concept had first been used in the Brundtland Report prepared by the United Nations’ World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) in 1987 and the environmental rights of the future generations had been remarked.
Yeditepe University as being a leader institute in many aspects; has goals to foster environmental awareness and sustainability in the community. Yeditepe University has several sustainability efforts to achieve sustainable campus life. Major categories considered for sustainability practices are; campus setting and infrastructure, energy and climate change, wastes, water conservation, transportation and education.
The activities of Yeditepe University on ‘Sustainability’ can be seen as a report below.
- Yeditepe University takes its place among the Greenest and most Sustainable Colleges in the World!
- Yeditepe Hand in hand with Children for "Sustainability"
- Yeditepe in the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN)