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The UI's Goals for Minimising Effects of Climate Change

The University of Iceland signed a declaration in 2015, vowing to take action on climate issues. The agreement stipulates that all parties must set goals followed up by steps to reduce greenhouse gases and waste. The initiative was launched by the City of Reykjavík and Festa, the Icelandic Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility. In light of this, the University of Iceland has set the goal to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by 33% - 46% based on Business As Usual (BAU) by 2030. To achieve this overall goal in emission reduction, the University will work towards the following short- and long-term strategies: