The University of Padua has adopted the 2023-2027 Charter of Commitments to Sustainability
On Tuesday, 20 December, the University of Padua adopted the new 2023-2027 Charter of Commitments to Sustainability.
Considering a five-year period, the Charter is a programmatic document that has already enabled the University to plan actions to be taken and goals to be pursued in terms of sustainability over the past five years (2018-2022).
The newly adopted Charter of Commitments to Sustainability looks to the next five years (2023-2027), and confirms the cornerstones that have guided the University’s actions and commitment since 2018. The first of these is the global perspectivefocused on the wellbeing of both the environment and people, the lines along which sustainability is developed.
Confirming its commitment to social sustainability once again with actions aimed at fostering wellbeing, inclusion, equal opportunities, education and training, the University of Padua also emphasises social justice issues in order to address the urgent challenges stemming from recent crises and the growing international perspective.
With regard to the environment, the University wants to systemise the unprecedented monitoring experience as well as pilot actions that have already been carried out. The intention is to define and implement strategies and programmes that have an impact, actions capable of cutting down consumption and emissions, but also of reducing repercussions on the environment and ecosystems in a broader sense.
The goals of social change and ecological transition addressed by the Charter are also underpinned by the need to invest, for the next five years, in systems designed to monitor the integrated impact and decision-making models that support the University’s policies, thus taking into account the environmental, social and economic impact of the decisions.
The Charter is also intended to strengthen networking and involvement so as to implement the necessary paradigm shift also by producing and exchanging innovation and good practices.
The document is public and can be consulted online on the dedicated page.