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The University of Ferrara pursues sustainable policies

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The University of Ferrara is committed to placing the principle of "Sustainability" at the centre of the various research, training and management activities carried out within the university, in order to develop, promote and enhance projects, strategies and actions consistent with concrete "sustainable development."

Professor Pasquale Nappi, Chancellor

Sustainability: what it is and why

Steps towards sustainability

logo unife circleAs formally stated by The University Council in its resolution dated 25 January 2011, The University of Ferrara is committed to developing  "the paradigm of sustainability" in its various fields of expertise: learning and training, scientific research, facility management and the promotion of "good practices" sustainable by all academic and administrative staff and students through actions aimed at increasing energy efficiency and the reduction of waste and pollution.



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