RWTH-Sustainability Report 2021 published
This sustainability report is the first comprehensive survey of all activities related to sustainability - be it in teaching - research - operations - governance - transfer. The status quo that has been compiled forms the basis for continuous and strategic further development towards a more sustainable RWTH Aachen: https://magazines.rwth-aachen.de/de/sustainabilityreport/start/nachhaltige-entwicklung
With the Sustainability and University Governance Office, a central point of contact has been created for all sustainability issues and topics at RWTH Aachen University:
The three rectorate officers for sustainability, Prof. Kathrin Greiff, Prof. Aaron Praktiknjo and Prof. Niklas von der Aßen support the sustainable transformation of RWTH in this regard: https://www.rwth-aachen.de/go/id/ifpc
"Sustainable development is becoming increasingly important in the face of growing challenges from the climate crisis, resource scarcity and social injustice. The limits of our planet and the need for a transformation of our social life are dramatically demonstrated to us by current events. Sustainability means using the ecological, economic and social resources available to us in such a way that future generations will also find a world that is worth living in and can be shaped. This affects all areas of our lives and economies and is therefore a task for society as a whole. Universities in particular play a special role as actors in the sustainable transformation of our society - they educate future decision-makers, create knowledge for and with social actors, and act as beacons on a regional and international level. As the largest technical university in Germany, RWTH Aachen University is committed to sustainable action in this sense."