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.

KTH Research

Wave energy device tests begin in North Atlantic

Europe is on a quest to make renewable energy available to remote coastal areas and islands. That’s the motivation behind the testing of a powerful Swedish-designed wave energy conversion system in the North Atlantic.

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20 september

Clean Air Network Open Meeting

Our vision: We address the Clean Air challenge from the source to the impact on humans and society.

Clean Air Network is organizing an Open Meeting at KTH where all interested stakeholders can meet and find a way to go forward together. The objectives of the meeting are to: Gather stakeholders, Present the network, Present Vinnova KC call, and Start thinking of common projects.

More information and registration here
Registration latest 2018-09-13 via this form: https://goo.gl/forms/8sKfaIBwyZlSOVsn1

ISCN 2018

KTH Royal Institute of Technology proudly hosts ISCN 2018 Sustainable Development: Acting with Purpose

The 11-13th June, KTH Campus in Stockholm will be filled with discussions on the role and responsibility of Higher Education Institutions for driving the development of a sustainable society.

Read more about ISCN 2018

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ERC grant to Environmental Historian Sverker Sörlin

Sverker Sörlin, Professor of Environmental History at KTH, recieves a ERC grant to enable him to carry out a historical study into the emergence and development of environmental governance.

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August 22, 2018

Seminar: Research and research collaboration for Agenda 2030

KTH researchers are welcome to a seminar where we will take a practical approach to sustainability at KTH and the SDGs in relation to research and research collaboration.

When: 22nd August 2018, 14:30-17:00
Where: Multi-Purpose Hall Open Labs, Valhallavägen 79
More information and registration

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Teklafestival hosts girls workshops at Music Tech Fest

Music Tech Fest is championing and supporting women in technology. Teklafestival is an important part of KTH’s mission to recruit more girls to its programs, which strive to make the world of technology a more equal place.

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KTH is certified according to the international environmental management standard ISO 14001.

Certificate (pdf 173 kB)


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