Sustainability Weeks 2017 is about to take off!

University News | June 23, 2017

This year’s Sustainability Weeks (SW) will be held from July 3rd to August 25th under the theme “Contributing Towards the Resolution of Global Issues,” which was also the theme in the “Future Strategy for the 150th Anniversary of Hokkaido University.”


SW2016

Photos from SW2016


SW is an annual campaign hosted by Hokkaido University since 2007 with the aim of promoting research and education to help create a sustainable society. The events have attracted several thousands of researchers, educators, students and citizens from Japan and beyond over the years.


This year’s program includes two unique lectures related to risk communication on food and agriculture, and agro-ecosystems in Japan and the US. A donation campaign for used books will also take place aiming to reduce environmental impact and provide educational support for students.


Two satellite events will follow SW in November and early December: an international symposium to discuss the role of the university’s Center for Environmental and Health Sciences (CEHS), and a social business competition related to the Hult Prize.


Details of each program are available here.


SW2016

Photos from SW2016

LATEST NEWS

University News | July 28, 2017
HSI Report: Contemporary Japan
University News | July 27, 2017
Check out the 2017 Historic Heritage Visitor Guide and Map
University News | July 25, 2017
Beer Garden on the Green 2017
University News | July 14, 2017
Call for Tutors for PFF Workshop 2017
Event | July 14, 2017
PFF (Preparing Future Faculty) Workshop 2017

ARCHIVES

CONNECT WITH US

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn

BACK TO TOP