Abu Dhabi: Sorbonne University hosted a Sustainability Day on campus to educate students about the significance of protecting the environment and creating a more sustainable future by making advances in sustainable practises and technologies that can be accessed to bring positive change in their daily lives.
The initiative is aligned with the university’s Go Green 2023 program, which focuses on raising awareness and developing initiatives to address climate change challenges.
The event showcased the latest developments in sustainability and ecological conservation through various activities, workshops, and conversations. Interactive elements such as these allowed attendees to understand the significance of recycling, reducing their carbon footprint, and the impact of making positive choices for the environment.
Mr. Eisa Al Raesi, Head of Students Affairs Department at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, commented that “such events will lead our students towards a brighter, more sustainable future and will empower them to make informed sustainable choices that will contribute to a better future and the preservation of our planet.”
The event further had an interactive marketplace that displayed innovative and sustainable development products, services, and activities from various organisations across the region, including Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), Youth 4 Sustainability, Emirates Nature-WWF, Emirates Green Building Council, The Climate Fresk, The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi, Air France, Edama Organic Solutions, 3D Middle East, Électricité de France, Baker Hughes, Nautica Environmental Solutions LLC, and EcoBuild.
The Sustainability Day celebration aims to create a lasting impact on the university community by educating students, encouraging them to take action, and contributing to building a more sustainable future.