We are here to try to make a difference to our 4.543 billion year old planet, yes mother earth is that old. Since 1760, we humans have accomplished numerous feats which has sparked innovation, advancements in science and technology, which is all good but with all that accomplishments we forgot our mother earth. Without realizing, mother earth is now suffering, all due to our carelessness. Not to worry, there is still time to heal mother earth. UTAR Green Campus Committee had taken up the pledge and challenge to educate and participate to protect mother earth from the harm of pollution. This is the only home we have, care for her and mother earth will forever provide.
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Higher Education & SDG 13 : Climate Action Through University Teaching, Research and Community Engagement
Going green with solar energy at UTAR Kampar Campus
On-site rooftop solar system was deployed at UTAR Kampar Campus buildings in Perak that generate the clean energy and reduce CO2 emissions. This initiative is mooted by UTAR as part of its commitment to contribute to the SDGs in support of clean natural energy and working towards carbon neutrality.
UTAR Green Campus Strategic Plan
In line with UTAR’s 10-Year Strategic Plan, under
Strategic Thrust 2 on Institutional Sustainability, UGCC will continue to play
its role to promote a green university campus with sustainable initiatives and
practices in its strategic plan.
In implementing UGCC’s strategic plan, there will be two areas of focus which are:
1. Cultivating a campus culture
with sustainable mindset and behaviour through the following:
2. Promoting cutting-edge research and education on environmental sustainability with steps taken to: