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Last Updated: December 1, 2022


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is committed to effectively managing carbon emissions and reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. To achieve this, the following comprehensive process has been implemented:

1. Assessment and Measurement: We conduct a thorough assessment of our institution’s carbon footprint by quantifying and measuring current CO2 emissions. This assessment includes evaluating energy consumption, transportation practices, waste management, and other relevant factors.

2. Energy Efficiency and Conservation: We actively implement energy-efficient practices and technologies to reduce energy consumption and associated CO2 emissions. This includes upgrading our lighting systems to energy-efficient LEDs, optimizing our HVAC systems, improving insulation, and promoting energy-conscious behaviors among our staff and students.

3. Renewable Energy Integration: We are determined to increase the use of renewable energy sources, such as solar power, wind energy, and biomass, to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and decrease CO2 emissions. We have installed renewable energy systems on campus buildings and are exploring opportunities for off-site renewable energy procurement.

4. Transportation Management: We actively encourage sustainable transportation options to minimize carbon emissions from commuting and transportation within our campus. We promote carpooling, cycling, walking, and the use of electric vehicles. Furthermore, we have provided charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on campus.

5. Waste Management and Recycling: To minimize waste generation and promote recycling, we have implemented effective waste management practices. This includes proper waste segregation, composting organic waste, and initiating recycling initiatives. These efforts significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with waste disposal.

6. Green Building Design and Retrofitting: We prioritize sustainable design principles in new construction projects and retrofit existing buildings to enhance energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. Factors such as insulation, efficient lighting, natural ventilation, and the use of eco-friendly materials are carefully considered.

7. Awareness and Education: We actively raise awareness among our students, faculty, and staff about the importance of carbon reduction and sustainable practices. Through educational campaigns, workshops, and seminars, we promote environmental consciousness and encourage behavior change.

8. Collaboration and Partnerships: We actively collaborate with relevant stakeholders, including government agencies, environmental organizations, and industry partners. By leveraging their expertise, resources, and funding opportunities, we enhance our carbon reduction initiatives. Additionally, we engage in research and innovation projects focusing on carbon capture and utilization technologies.

9. Monitoring and Reporting: We have established a robust system for monitoring and tracking our progress in carbon reduction efforts. We regularly report on CO2 emissions, energy consumption, and the impact of our implemented measures. This data helps us identify areas for improvement and guides our future strategies.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is proud to lead the way in sustainable practices and carbon reduction efforts, ensuring a greener and more environmentally conscious campus for the benefit of all.

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