KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi, Karnataka, has achieved 14th rank in India in the Green Institutional Rankings 2022 awarded by R World Institutional Ranking.
R. World Institutional Ranking believes that almost all forms of sustainability on the planet correlate to human conduct and so, the ethical aspects of reality are critical to ensure sustainability. Ethical sustainability needs to be considered to have sustainable political and social systems and processes. The three pillars of Sustainability: ‘Environmental (Planet), Social (People) and Economic (Profit)’, form the base of R. World Institutional Ranking to undertake responsibility for creating awareness and supporting the Sustainable Institutions of India.
Because the data required is so restricted, the Ranking Framework for Sustainable Institutional of India (SII) has been designed to encourage as many higher educational institutions as possible to participate. SII – The Green Institutional Ranking is open to any HEI that has received UGC/AICTE recognition. The board, however, reserves the power to reject institutions that appear to have misrepresented data or are no longer in good operations.
The Ranking Framework for Sustainable Institutional of India (SII) – The Green Institutional Ranking 2022 invites survey participation from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). For Sustainable Institutions of India – The Green Institution Rankings’22, the parameters and indicators considered are primarily accounted to be of importance by Institutions concerned with sustainability. These include: Establishment: Infrastructure and Maintenance/Operation; Energy: Conservation, Consumption, and Production (Renewable/Solar); Resource Utilization: Water (Source, Use and Re-use) and Waste (Treatment and Recycling); Communications: Transportation (Mode/Scope) and Documentation (Paper/Print/Digital); Outcomes: Research Outcomes (Publications, Patents), Startups, and Sustainability Report; Perception: Social Impact, Academic Peers and Events (Education and Beyond).