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Aalto ranks 54th for responsible consumption and production in THE Impact Ranking

The Impact Rankings 2022 by the Times Higher Education assesses universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
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Aalto University ranks 54th in the world in responsible consumption and production in this year’s Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. Last year Aalto came 47th in this area.

The ranking is based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, and Aalto University was assessed in 13 of these goals. The ranking uses indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons across four broad areas: research, stewardship, outreach and teaching.

Aalto also made it to the top 200 in four other SDGs: Industry, innovation and infrastructure; Affordable and clean energy; Clean water and sanitation; and Climate action.

This is the fourth year the University Impact Rankings have been released. The number of universities participating has risen to over 1400. The overall ranking is led by an Australian institution: Western Sydney University.

Aalto University was the first university in Finland to sign the SDG Accord in 2018, in which world universities pledge to act in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Aalto University performs well in international university rankings. In subject-specific rankings, we place 6th globally in art & design and are in the top 100 in several other subjects. We have gathered information on our performance in the best-known university rankings on this page.

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At Aalto, we create solutions that enable well-being within the planetary boundaries. With us, you get the opportunity to learn, research and do meaningful things in a unique environment: we combine the expertise in science, art, technology and economy to develop creative solutions to the world’s major challenges, such as the climate crisis. We are a community of thousands of students, researchers and experts with passion and expertise for both system-level solutions and the rapidly implemented new innovations.

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