Sustainability Report 2021

The 2021 Sustainability Report has been released. Ca’ Foscari University publishes an annual Sustainability Report on the activities undertaken by the University in the field of environmental and social sustainability, in order to monitor the objectives and commitments it has made in terms of sustainable development. The Report explains how the university’s activities contribute to achieving the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Ca’ Foscari’s water bottle available for sale

Since 2022 you can buy the iconic Ca’ Foscari water bottle, which features an illustration by the Venetian artist Lucio Schiavon and produced by 24Bottles. The water bottle is available for purchase on Ca’ Foscari’s online shop and in the shop at Palazzo Foscari, the university’s headquarters. The university will continue to give one bottle for free to the members of the Ca’ Foscari community who have not received it yet — students (including Eramsus students) and staff can collect their bottle at the Ca’ Foscari shop.

Sustainability Competencies

Sustainability Competencies are voluntary activities available for all Ca’ Foscari students who would like to deepen sustainability topics and improve their personal know-how abilities. The Sustainability Competencies entitled of 1 extracurricular credit. Students can include them in their Study Plan and who gets the sustainability credit will receive a certificate during the graduation day.

The Sustainable Development Agenda

It is the action program for people, planet and prosperity signed by UN member countries. By 2030, with the 17 SDGs - Sustainable Development Goals, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind. Sustainability is a pillar of the Strategic Plan of Ca' Foscari, in which we have included the dissemination and implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with the 17 SDGs - Sustainable Development Goals.


LEED Certification

Palazzo Foscari has officially earned the LEED EB:O&M certification becoming one of the oldest “green”
buildings on the planet. The LEED certification attests the sustainability level of a building.

UI GreenMetric

In 2019 Ca' Foscari placed 99th in the international ranking of sustainable universities (out of 780 participants universities), turning out to be the third italian university.