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QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2023
LONDON, Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

QS Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released today the inaugural QS World University 
Rankings: Sustainability [ 
], a new framework to evaluate how universities are taking action to tackle the 
world's most pressing environmental and social issues. Jessica Turner, CEO at 
QS, said: "QS aims to provide prospective students with independent insights 
into university records in improving sustainability and support universities in 
monitoring their progress as they strive to implement their ESG[1] strategies 
and find solutions to unprecedented global challenges."

The overall rank of the 700 universities featured is determined by the sum of 
their scores in two categories:
-	Environmental Impact [ 
] (aggregating three indicators: Sustainable Institutions, Sustainable 
Education and Sustainable Research)
-	Social Impact [ ] 
(aggregating five indicators: Equality, Knowledge Exchange, Impact of 
Education, Employability and Opportunities, and Quality of Life).

UC Berkely is the global leader, followed by the University of Toronto and the 
University of British Columbia. The University of Edinburgh (4th) is the top 
British institution while The University of New South Wales and The University 
of Sydney—share fifth place. The University of Tokyo (7th) is Asia's leader. 
UPenn, Yale and The University of Auckland complete the top-10.

QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2023: Top 20

1	UC Berkeley	                US
2	University of Toronto	        Canada
3	University of British Columbia	Canada
4	The University of Edinburgh	UK
5=	UNSW Sydney                     Australia
5=	The University of Sydney	Australia
7	The University of Tokyo	        Japan
8	University of Pennsylvania	US
9	Yale University	                US
10	The University of Auckland	New Zealand
11	Uppsala University	        Sweden
12	Lund University	                Sweden
13	University of Glasgow	        UK
14	University of California, Davis	US
15	Aarhus University	        Denmark
16	University of Oxford	        UK
17	Western University	        Canada
18	Newcastle University	        UK
19	University of Cambridge	        UK
20	Harvard University	        US
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    The US dominates the rankings with 135 universities, followed by the UK 
(67), Germany (39), Mainland China (37),  Australia (33) and Italy (31).
-	Sweden boasts Continental Europe's two highest-ranked universities, with 
Uppsala University and Lund university placing 11th and 12th globally. Denmark 
is home to the third highest, Aarhus University (15th).
-	For Sustainable Research [ ], 
four Scandinavian universities are among the world's top-5 while the National 
University of Singapore is the leader.
-	Universidade de São Paulo (34th) is Latin America's leader.
-	The University of Cape Town (132nd) is Africa's leader.
-	China's top performer is Peking University (118th) while India's is IIT 
Bombay (281-300).

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[1] Environmental, Social, Governance

Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds