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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.


News from KTH

  • Portrait Rustam Nabiev
    “It is unacceptable that healthcare personnel in Uganda have to spend 16 minutes of their valuable time with each child that is to be vaccinated on administration, instead of teaching the parents about diet and how to care for the child instead. Our technology reduces this administration time to 4 minutes,” Nabiev says.
    “Healthcare and welfare services should be accessible to everyone”
    16 Dec 2021
    Rustam Nabiev, the recipient of the KTH Innovation Award for 2021, grew up in the shadow of civil war in Tajikistan. When he was 12-years old, he sup...
  • Borggården at KTH:s campus at Valhallavägen.
    26-28 April next year, Times Higher Education's conference, THE Innovation & Impact Summit 2022, is to be arranged at KTH.
    KTH to host the THE Innovation & Impact Summit 2022
    15 Dec 2021
    Stefan Östlund, Vice President for Global Relations and project manager of the THE (Times Higher Education) Innovation & Impact Summit 2022 that will ...

Environment and sustainable development at KTH  

New sustainability objectives for KTH

Sustainable, equal and climate neutral. These three words summarise KTH’s new sustainable development and climate objectives.

New sustainability objectives for KTH

UN Sustainable Development Goals and Education at KTH

Logo circle of UN Sustainable developmet goals "Leave no one behind"

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.

Learn more about sustainable development and KTH education

Reports on objectives 2015-2020

KTH overall sustainability objectives

Results and examples of what KTH has done to achieve the overall sustainability objectives 2015-2020.


Questions about KTH's environmental management system?

Questions about environment or sustainability in research, education or collaboration at KTH?