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Environment and sustainable development at KTH

KTH contributes to sustainable development by providing educational programmes, conducting research and by interacting with the surrounding community. Through its activities, KTH also impacts the environment in practical terms through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.

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"Water is a matter of life or death for humanity"

Saving water, tracing Covid-19, growing food in the sea and tracking down leaks in water pipes. These are a few of the WaterCentre@KTH projects aimed at securing future access to water for society.
“We are looking to ensure society is able to manage water resources in the best possible ways,” says Centre Director David Nilsson.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals and Education at KTH

It is important that all students graduate from KTH with the knowledge and tools they need to be able to contribute to a sustainable social development. See KTH's programme descriptions to know more about how each education links to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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Göran Finnveden on Sustainability

Vice President for Sustainable Development and Professor of Environmental Strategic Analysis In this blog, current and long-term issues concerning the environment and sustainability are discussed. You will find everything from new exciting research to different ways of looking at the future and how KTH contributes to a sustainable development... Continue reading

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