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Pecs University world’s 21st greenest

The University of Pecs (PTE) has been placed 21st in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings programme evaluating 1,050 universities worldwide.

“As the greenest university in Hungary, PTE has made achievements, but it is clear that it must stay open for further innovations aimed at reducing the ecological footrprint,” Katalin Szili, a member of the university’s sustainability board, said on Monday.

PTE rector Istvan Decsi said the university would continue to work for sustainability and promote “environmental awareness in all sectors”.

According to the rankings, the world’s greenest university is Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands, followed by Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham in the UK.

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