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More Green High Marks for Northeastern

1/3/11

Universatas Indonesia (UI) announced its Green Metric World University Ranking for 2010. Out of nearly 95 universities surveyed throughout the world, Northeastern ranked fourth overall, and second in the United States. UI factored in the location, amount of green space, electrical consumption, waste management, as well as policies, actions, and communication related to sustainability. The criteria was weighted and given a corresponding numerical score, which allows for quick comparisons with other universities addressing the problems of sustainability and environmental impact.