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.

Swedish universities develop comprehensive framework for their climate work

A collection of 36 Swedish universities and colleges have created a combined climate framework to serve as the basis for individual climate strategies, with the goal of coming into line with the Paris agreement’s 1.5C warming limit by the year 2030. This ambitious plan aims to both reduce direct emissions and increase involvement in societal climate questions.
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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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Become a visiting researcher at SEI

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) welcomes applications from KTH researchers and PhD students wishing to spend time as visiting researchers SEI centres around the world. The opportunity includes a working space in an exciting research environment and requires that the visiting researcher is receiving salary from KTH.

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Workshop 25 october 2019

Development of a climate strategy for KTH

For KTH employees and students

Workshop 1: Food, energy use, real estate and campus, waste, purchases and procurement

Date and time: 23 October, 9:00-11:00 (including fika)
Location: Brinellvägen 8, matsalen pl.4
Sign up for workshop 1 here

Workshop 2: Business travel, investments, education, research, external engagement and societal impacts, students

Date and time: 23 October, 14:00-16:00 (including fika)
Location: Brinellvägen 8, matsalen pl.4
Sign up for workshop 2 here


Questions about KTH's environmental management system?

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