Three Iranian universities have been ranked among 500 top universities of UI GreenMetric World University Ranking in 2016.
University of Zanjan with a score of 5,971 has ranked 75th; Ferdowsi University of Mashhad has scored 4,484 and ranked 238th; and University of Tehran gained 3,109 scores, standing at 431st place.
UI GreenMetric World University Ranking presents a comprehensive perspective of the current environmental and sustainable development policies in various countries’ institutions to attract managers and policy makers’ attention to environmental and energy consuming issues.
UI GreenMetric uses 6 key indicators of environment and infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste management, water, transportation and education for ranking institutions.
Over 10,000 institutions are assessed by UI GreenMetric system annually.
Based on UI GreenMetric 2016 ranking, University of California Davis has the highest score and it is the greenest university in the world.