The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has been ranked as one of the universities in the world championing environmental sustainability and friendliness.
The global sustainability ranking conducted annually is in recognition of the university’s efforts towards promoting a green setting and campus sustainability.
UEW, the only Ghanaian university to make it to the list placed 452nd out of 516 Universities selected from 74 countries in the 2016 rankings and the seventh edition of the UI GreenMetric World Rankings.
Ranking the universities, six main categories: Green Statistics, Energy and Climate Change, Waste Management, Water Usage, Transportation, and Education were used as reference points.
The Universitas Indonesia (UI) Green Metric ranking introduced in 2010 compares universities’ efforts towards campus sustainability, environment-friendly university management and sustainability of education.