E3S Web Conf.
Volume 48, 2018The 4th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM 2018)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Issues and Innovation in Managing Education|
|Published online||08 August 2018|
RTU approach to sustainable development: governance and measuring impact
Juris Iljins*, Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management
2 Prof. Leonids Ribickis, Rector of Riga Technical University
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The aim of this article is to explore Riga Technical University (RTU) approach to Sustainable Development, sustainability governance practice and its impact. In order to successfully implement sustainability as an essential part of organizations daily operations, processes should be properly governed, communicated and adequate resources should be allocated. Implementation of sustainable thinking has helped RTU to re-evaluate processes, goals and outcomes. The concept of RTU in long-term is to move towards building holistic sustainability concept thus impacting social, economic and environmental issues. For the achievement of these goals, governance of sustainability is a crucial factor.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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