Who works with a sustainable campus?

Achieving a sustainable campus require work and engagement from all working or studying at KI. Staff members with particular responsibilities are available to facilitate, help and inspire the work with a sustainable campus.

Council for Environment and Sustainable Development

The Council for Environment and Sustainable Development advises the President on KI:s environmental and sustainability work. The Council disseminates knowledge and information on environmental and sustainability issues. The Council is a reference group where various proposals within the framework of the KI:s management system are discussed and prepared. The Council prepares proposals for environmental objectives and action plans, which are approved and adopted by the President, and follows up the work. The Council for Environment and Sustainable Development is chaired by Professor Karin Dahlman-Wright (Chair), and Lecturer Shervin Shahnavaz (Vice Chair).

Council for Environment and Sustainable Development

Central environmental coordinators

The central environmental coordinators coordinate KI's systematic environmental work and support the environmental and sustainability representatives at the departments. They work with goals and action plans for environmental and sustainability work and follow-up of these. They plan internal environmental audits and manage the handling of environmental improvement proposals from employees and students. They also collaborate with the council for the environment and sustainable development. The environmental coordinators work at the Office for Sustainable Development and Equal Opportunities at the professional services.

Contact environmental coordinators: miljo@ki.se

Lilia Daianova

Environmental Coordinator
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Maya Petrén


Environmental and sustainability representatives

The environmental and sustainability representative are appointed by the head of the departments. The representative support the management in the environmental work and reports how the operational environmental work is progressing. The Environment and Sustainability representative is responsible for preparing proposals for goals and action plans at department level, as well as following up the department's work. The representative plans for internal environmental audits and inform employees about news and changes and how environmental work can be improved.

List of all environmental and sustainability representatives


All employees must know the university's environmental policy, know and follow university - wide routines and instructions within the environmental management system that affect their own work.

All employees must also contribute to the implementation of the university's environmental action plan and its own department's plan regarding the environment and climate.

Students and staff run the work with a sustainable campus through organizations such as Students for Sustainable Development (SSD) and the climate network at KI.