UI GreenMetric Award 2020
The University of Colombo has been ranked the fourth place in the UI GreenMetric Award 2020 among the Sri Lankan Universities. The University applied for this award at the first time through the Center for Environmental Initiatives under the supervision of Prof. Erandathie Lokupitiya, the Director CEI. The Center for Environmental initiatives (CEI) of University of Colombo is a center established in 2017 with the target of achieving environmental protection and sustainable green development.
The UI Green Metric rankings were based on the performance in 2019 and more than 900 universities across the world had applied for the award this year. The highest total score among the Sri Lankan universities was obtained by the South Eastern University, followed by the University of Kelaniya and University of Peradeniya, which had the same total score. The total rankings and scores obtained by the University of Colombo is as follows: