You are needed in KI's work for sustainable development
Our goal is to halve our greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Everyone at KI can contribute by making good choices when you travel, plan procurements, events and waste management. Here you can find practical help to make your daily work more sustainable.
How you can contribute to making KI more sustainable
Plan for sustainable events and conferences
Use our guide and checklists to make your events more sustainable.
Travel by train instead of flying and choose public transport or bicycle for your daily travels.
There are well equipped facilities for recycling all kinds of waste at KI. Make sure to use them!
Reuse lab and office equipment
Use our web service to buy and sell lab and office equipment within KI.
Set environmental requirements for purchasing and procurement
If you need assistance, contact the Unit for purchase and public procurement.
Tools and inspiration
Getting started with the SDGs at KI: Take the web course
Learn more about the Agenda 2030, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how each of us can contribute!
The course includes activities, videos, quizzes and discussions.
Universities and the 2030 Agenda: taking stock and moving forward
The University Alliance Stockholm Trio welcomes all staff and students from KI, Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology to this year's Sustainability Forum on 4 October 2023. The event takes place both online and in Aula Magna, Stockholm University.
Hanna Karlsson and Sara Widén receive KI’s new Sustainability Award
Hanna Karlsson and Sara Widén are the first ever recipients of KI’s new Sustainability Award, which they have earned in recognition of their efforts to support the KI faculty on issues of sustainability.
Use Agenda 2030 when teaching
Find resources from the Teaching and Learning Unit to integrate sustainable development and other aspects of Agenda 2030 in the curriculum you teach.
Food waste recycling to be introduced at KI
To start with, new bins, cleaning routines and staff information channels will be trialled over the coming weeks in Aula Medica and the administration building in Solna. The aim is for food waste to be recycled effectively throughout KI by the end of the year.
KI’s top climate culprits are purchasing and travel
An audit of KI’s greenhouse gas emissions reveals that the greatest volumes come from the purchase of goods and official travel. KI is now upping its climate game in several areas.
Call for applications for interdisciplinary collaboration within sustainability
Stockholm Trio for Sustainable Actions is pleased to announce calls for funding for 2024 within interdisciplinary collaboration in education and research. Deadline for applications is 22 September 2023.
How we work at KI with environment, climate and sustainable development
Sustainability and education
KI's sustainability award
The aim of KI's sustainability award is to celebrate and inspire continued and new actions for sustainable development at KI.
For KI to succeed in reducing its environmental and climate impact, work and commitment is required from everyone who works or studies at KI. Employees with special responsibilities are available to facilitate, help and inspire the work with a sustainable campus.